Agenda 11.22.2011



November 22, 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, November 22, 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. October 2011 – Fund Balance and Disbursement Reports

    ii. October 2011 – Budget Review

    iii. October 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. Municipal Accounts and Consulting, LP

    iv. Mitchell-Williams

    v. K Friese Associates

    vi. Frank Gipson Inc.

    c. Approval of Minutes (Sertich)

    i. October 18, 2011 Regular Board Meeting

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

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

    f. Adopt an Order Approving Restated Investment Policy and Investment Strategies

    g. Approve a Continuation of Coverage Agreement with Texas Municipal League insurance

  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 Legal Demand letters:

    i. 1200 Quaker Ridge Drive

    ii. 1303 Kittansett Cove

  6. General Manager’s Report – (Clark)

    a. Water Conservation Report – October 2011

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

    c. Update on Halloween security patrols by Travis County deputies

    d. Discussion and Action concerning use of the Sport Court at Lost Creek Country Club

    e. Update on meeting with LCRA concerning future water restrictions

    f. Status of the 2010-11 Annual Audit

    g. Monthly Metrics – October 2011

    h. Update on top water users

    I. Update on lift station rag issues

  7. Discussion and Possible Action On:

    a. Discussion and action concerning May 2012 Board of Directors election and consider moving general election date to November 2012 under Senate Bill 100 (Naeve)

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

    c. Discussion and action concerning LCNA partnerships for local events and long term planning matters (Clark)

    d. Discussion and Action concerning proposal from UOS and Continental Solutions Inc. for utility billing services (Clark)

    e. Discussion and action concerning potential Water Conservation programs (Sertich and Veregge)

    f. Discussion and Action concerning a policy relating to the testing and replacement of water meters (Clark)

    g. Discussion and Action concerning a proposal from Eco Land Design for landscaping changes to the entrance median on Lost Creek Blvd. at Loop 360 (Veregge and Sertich)

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

    i. Discussion and action concerning review and upgrade of parks, greenbelts and other District property Signage (Clark)

    j. Discussion and possible action on the removal of the Lost Creek MUD logo from the Whitemarsh Valley Walk greenbelt entrance stone columns (Clark)

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

  8. Status Reports:

    a. Update on Resident Survey (Castro)

    b. Update on District’s website (Clark and Castro)

    c. Limited District update

  9. Set date and time for the January 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, November 11, 2011