Boards and Commissions Transition TaskforceApril 14, 2014

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BOARD AND COMMISSION TRANSITION TASKFORCE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 1 BOARD AND COMMISSION TRANSITION TASKFORCE REGULAR MEETING MINUTES Wednesday, April 9, 2014 The Board and Commission Transition Taskforce convened in a regular meeting on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 301 W. Second Street, Room 1029. Chair Victor Martinez called the Taskforce Meeting to order at 4:08 p.m. Taskforce Members in Attendance: Dave Anderson Scott Daigle Dale Gray Jeff Jack Norman Kieke Peggy Maceo Victor Martinez (Chair) Angela-Jo Touza-Medina (Vice Chair) Lori Cervenak-Renteria Gabriel Rojas Dave Sullivan Olga Wise Staff in Attendance: Myrna Rios, Assistant City Clerk 1. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Angela Reed Tim Arndt 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES The minutes of the April 2, 2014 Boards and Commissions Transition Taskforce meeting were approved on member Dave Anderson’s motion, member Angela-Jo Touza-Medina’s second on an 8-1 vote, member Lori Cervenak-Renteria abstained. Member’s Gabriel Rojas, Dave Sullivan and Scott Daigle were off the dais and members Bernie Bernfeld, Babette Ellis and Mary Gay Maxwell absent. 3. STAFF UPDATES AND POSSIBLE DISCUSSION Staff did not have updates. 4. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON TRANSITION PLAN a. Discuss mid-term report to City Council b. Boards and Commissions workgroup presentation c. Transition workgroup presentation d. Planning & Development Review workgroup presentation e. Diversity workgroup presentation f. Intergovernmental groups discussion g. Imagine Austin presentation discussion h. Board definitions update BOARD AND COMMISSION TRANSITION TASKFORCE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 2 The members discussed the mid-term report and questions and comments from the City Council Work Session. Boards and Commissions work group discussed the recommendations and survey results regarding mergers. The Transition workgroup discussed recommendations for Board memberships. No discussion on the Planning and Development Review work group; the Diversity workgroup presented and members discussed findings. There was no discussion on Intergovernmental group, Imagine Austin presentation, or Board definitions update. 5. FUTURE MEETING DATES No items were discussed. 6. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS No items were discussed. ADJOURN Chair Victor Martinez adjourned the meeting at 5:56 p.m. without objection.