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Item A

CALL TO ORDER

Item B

APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board meeting of September 27, 2016.

Item C

CITIZEN COMMUNICATION The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order, will each be allotted three minutes to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda.

Consent Agenda

NEW BUSINESS: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Consent 2. Action Item: Discussion and possible action on a proposed recommendation to City Council to authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with JAIME BEAMAN AIA, INC./CASABELLA ARCHITECTS to provide design and planning services for the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center in an amount not to exceed $360,000 Location: 600 River St.; District 9 Committee Recommendation: On October 11, 2016 the Contracts and Concessions Committee voted 4-0-0 to forward this item to the full Board for review with recommendation. Presenter: Kim McKnight, Project Coordinator, Austin Parks and Recreation Department

Item D3

Action Item: Annual Concessions Report—Make a recommendation to the City Council regarding the performance and issues created through the provision of recreation services by concessions in Town Lake Metropolitan Park Committee Recommendation: On October 11, 2016 the Contracts and Concessions Committee voted 4-0-0 to forward this item to the full Board for review with recommendation. Presenter: Gerard Bickam, Contract Administrator, Austin Parks and Recreation Department

Item D4

Action Item: Recommendation for City Council Action to Provide Public Wi-Fi at Auditorium Shores Presenter: Rick Cofer, Board Member, Parks and Recreation Board

Item D5

Action Item: Adoption of Parks and Recreation Board meeting schedule for calendar year 2017 Presenter: Vera Labriola, Business Process Specialist, Austin Parks and Recreation Department

Item D6

Action Item: Make a recommendation to the City Council regarding the adoption of the Lamar Beach Master Plan Location: 1200 W. Cesar Chavez; District 9 Committee Recommendation: This item was not considered at the Committee level due to the lack of quorum at the October Committee meeting and due to time sensitivity. Council action is scheduled for November 10, 2016. Presenter: Charles Mabry, Park Development Coordinator, Austin Parks and Recreation Department

Item E

BRIEFING AND DISCUSSION 7. Briefing Item: Briefing and discussion regarding opportunities for regional collaboration to protect Texas Hill Country resources Presenter: Katherine Romans, Executive Director, Hill Country Alliance

Item F

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Items G & H

G. FUTURE ITEMS FROM BOARD MEMBERS H. ADJOURNMENT
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