Austin Water Resource Planning Task ForceJune 10, 2014

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Austin Water Resource Planning Task Force June 10, 2014 – 3:30 p.m. Waller Creek Center, Room 104 625 East 10th Street Austin, Texas For more information go to: Austin Water Resource Planning Task Force AGENDA Sharlene Leurig, Chair Tom Mason, Vice Chair Kris Bailey Christianne Castleberry Luke Metzger Marisa Perales Paul Robbins Lauren Ross Stefan Schuster Brian Smith Jennifer Walker A. CALL TO ORDER – June 10, 2014, 3:30 p.m. B. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda, but related to the charge of the task force, with up to 3 citizens donating their time to one individual. Citizens donating their time must be in the room at the time the speaker is at the podium and must have been in the first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order. C. APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES Approval of the meeting minutes from the June 2, 2014 Task Force meeting. D. VOTING ITEMS FROM TASK FORCE None E. DISCUSSION ITEMS FOR TASK FORCE’S REVIEW 1. Discussion of Task Force and Working Group Goals including discussion of prioritizing short term supply side and demand side drought response options and recommendations Austin Water Resource Planning Task Force Regular Meeting June 10, 2014 The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give at least 4 days notice before the meeting date. Please call Felicia Cancino at the Austin Water Utility Department at 512-972-0114, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711 Page 2 of 2 F. STAFF BRIEFINGS, PRESENTATIONS, AND OR REPORTS 1. Groundwater resources and regulation briefing - James Beach, LBG-Guyton 2. Environmental and local community impacts in areas of groundwater pumping - Steve Box, Environmental Stewardship 3. Written comments from Watershed Protection Department (WPD) regarding review of supply side options presented earlier by Austin Water - WPD staff available for questions and discussion 4. Written Report from Watershed Protection Department on stormwater management options in upcoming proposed Watershed Protection Ordinance (WPO) revisions – WPD staff available for questions and discussion G. REPORTS BY TASK FORCE 1. Working Group Updates 1) Evaluate City’s Water Needs 2) Examine Future Water Sources 3) Evaluate Potential Water Management Scenarios H. NON VOTING DISCUSSION ITEMS None I. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS J. ADJOURN