Utility Commission Regular Meeting 02/15/2024 04:00 PM 511 Mercer Street - Dripping Springs, Texas

CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL

Commission Members
Charlie Busbey, Chair
Barney Austin
Lara Dudek
Mark Miller
Matthew Ordway

Staff, Consultants, & Appointed/Elected Officials
Utilities Service Manager Dane Sorenson
Deputy City Secretary Cathy Gieselman
Mayor Bill Foulds, Jr.

PRESENTATION OF CITIZENS

A member of the public that wishes to address the Commission on any issue, regardless of whether it is posted on this agenda, may do so during Presentation of Citizens. It is the request of the Commission that individuals wishing to speak on agenda items with a public hearing hold their comments until the item is being considered. Individuals are allowed two (2) minutes each to speak and may not cede or pool time. Those requiring the assistance of a translator will be allowed additional time to speak. Individuals are not required to sign in; however, it is encouraged. Individuals that wish to share documents with the Commission must present the documents to the City Secretary or City Attorney providing at least six (6) copies; if six (6) copies are not provided, the Commission will receive the documents the following day. Audio Video presentations will not be accepted during Presentation of Citizens. By law no action shall be taken during Presentation of Citizens; however, the Chair may provide a statement of specific factual information, recitation of existing policy, or direction or referral to staff.

PRESENTATIONS

Presentations are for discussion only and no action shall be taken.

MINUTES

UTILITY  REPORTS

Reports listed are on file and available for review upon request. The Commission may provide staff direction; however, no action shall be taken.

BUSINESS AGENDA

CLOSED SESSION

The Commission has the right to adjourn into closed session on any item on this agenda and at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any matter as authorized by law or by the Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 (Consultation With Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberation Regarding Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberation Regarding Prospective Gifts), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberation Regarding Security Devices or Security Audits), and 551.087 (Deliberation Regarding Economic Development Negotiations), and 551.089 (Deliberation Regarding Security Devices or Security Audits). Any final action or vote on any Closed Session item will be taken in Open Session.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Utility Commission Meetings (pending Approval of Revised Calendar)
March 21, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.
April 18, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.
May 16, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.

City Council Meetings
February 20, 2024, at 6:00 p.m.
March 5, 2024, at 6:00 p.m.
March 19, 2024, at 6:00 p.m.
April 2, 2024, at 6:00 p.m.

ADJOURN

TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF MEETING

I certify that this public meeting is posted in accordance with Texas Government Code Chapter 551, Open Meetings. This meeting agenda is posted on the bulletin board at the City of Dripping Springs City Hall, located at 511 Mercer Street, and on the City website at, www.cityofdrippingsprings.com, on February 9, 2024 at 12:00 PM.