Agenda 10.18.11



October 18, 2011 - 6:30 p.m.


Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of Lost Creek Municipal Utility District of Travis County, Texas, will hold a regular meeting in the Community Meeting room of the Lost Creek MUD Office located at 1305 Quaker Ridge Drive, Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. to consider and act on the following matters:


  1. Board Convenes - Roll Call - Pledge of Allegiance

  2. Citizen Communications

  3. Announcements (Clark)

  4. Consent Agenda

    a. Bookkeeper’s Reports – (MAC)

    i. September 2011 – Fund Balance and Disbursement Reports

    ii. September 2011 – Budget Review

    iii. September 2011 – Investment and Capital Reserves Report

    b. Payment Approval List – October 2011 - (Clark)

    i. Freeman & Corbett, District Attorney

    ii. Pinnacle Texas Management Services, LLC

    iii. Judy Osborn, Attorney

    iv. Municipal Accounts and Consulting, LP

    v. K Friese Associates

    c. Approval of Minutes (Sertich)

    i. September 20, 2011 Regular Board Meeting

    d. Deed Restriction Enforcement Officer’s (DREO) September 2011 Report– (Emmons)

    e. Approve Agreement with ST Environmental services for standby and limited weekend operations services (Clark)

  5. Deed Restriction Matters -Deed Restriction Enforcement Committee and Legal Counsel reports regarding deed restriction enforcement action/litigation for: (DREC – Doege, Veregge and Clark)

    a. Authorize Litigation:

    i. 6205 Lost Creek Circle

    b. Authorize Legal Demand Letters:

    c. Follow up hand letters

    i. 1703 Lost Creek Blvd

    ii. 6202 Turtle Point

    iii. 6202 Lost Creek Circle

    d. Authorize termination of Legal Proceedings:

    i. 6209 Bend of the River

  6. General Manager’s Report – (Clark)

    a. Water Conservation Report – September 2011

    b. Update on odor control measures at the wastewater treatment plant

    c. Update on PRV installation project

    d. Meter Replacement Program – Results of sample testing and approach to meter testing at customer request

    e. Update concerning mechanical problems with lift stations #4 and 5

    f. Update on handrail and fence replacement at District trailheads

    g. Update on Public Restroom Improvements in Lost Creek Blvd Park

    h. Status of the Annual Audit

    i. Monthly Metrics – September

  7. Discussion and Possible Action On:

    a. Discussion and action concerning May 2012 Board of Director election and consider moving to November (Naeve)

    b. Discussion and action concerning Phase II Criticality Assessment manhole repairs (Clark)

    c. Discussion and action concerning budgeted capital improvement project implementation schedule (Naeve)

    d. Discussion and action concerning selection of sidewalk locations for sidewalk improvement project and calling for Public Hearing relating to same (Naeve)

    e. Discussion and action concerning appraisal of 1305 Quaker Ridge Drive and other properties within the District(Clark)

    f. Discussion and action concerning LCNA partnerships for local events (Clark)

    g. Discussion and action concerning retaining Rimrock Consulting to review new tiered water rates (Naeve)

    h. Discussion and action concerning in-District Commercial and Multi-Family water rates (Veregge and Sertich)

    i. Discussion and action concerning potential water conservation programs (Sertich and Veregge)

    j. Discussion and action concerning Travis County Sheriff patrols and recent burglaries in Lost Creek (Doege)

    k. Discussion and action concerning purchase of real property (Clark)

  8. Status Reports:

    a. Upcoming UPDATE Newsletter – (Davidson)

    b. Limited District update – (Castro)

    c. Update on Resident Survey – (Castro)

    d. Update on Chipper/Shredder event and Firewise Program (Sertich)

  9. Set date and time for the December 2011 Regular Board meeting

  10. Adjourn

*The Board of Directors may go into Executive Session, if necessary, pursuant to the applicable section of Subchapter D, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, of the Texas Open Meetings Act, on any of the above matters.

No final action, decision, or vote will be taken on any subject or matter in Executive Session

The District is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Please call 327-6243 for further information.

posted: Friday, October 14, 2011