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December 12, 2018 Board Meeting

December 12, 2018 Board Meeting

by | Dec 3, 2018 | Board and Other Meetings


December 12, 2018 5:30 PM
Sobering Center Board Room
1213 Sabine Street, Austin, TX 78701

Chair: Judge Nancy Hohengarten
Vice-Chair: Jana Ortega
Secretary: Bill Brice
Treasurer: Douglas Smith

Director: Stephen Strakowski
Director: Christopher Ziebell
Director: Craig Moore
Director: Reginald Smith
Director: Andy Brown
Director: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo
Director: Commissioner Margaret Gomez

Ex-Officio: Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt (designee: Roger Jefferies)
Ex-Officio: Austin City Manager, Spencer Cronk (designee: Asst. City Manager Rey Arellano)
Ex-Officio: Austin Interim Chief of Police Brian Manley, (designee: Asst. Chief Justin Newsom)
Ex-Officio: Austin Chief of EMS Ernesto Rodriguez (designee: Asst. Chief Jasper Brown)
Ex-Officio: Austin Public Health Director Stephanie Hayden


The Sobering Center serving Austin Travis County also known as the Sobriety Center, created and organized by the City of Austin and Travis County as a local government corporation pursuant to Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 431, will convene a public meeting on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 in the Sobering Center Board Room, 1213 Sabine Street, Austin, Texas.


  1. Call to order
  2. Presentation and approval of the Minutes from the October 10, 2018 Sobering Center LGC Board meeting
  3. General Citizen/Public Communication

Citizens wishing to speak on agenda items will need to sign up before the meeting is called to order. Citizen communication on agenda related items will be allowed after an item’s presentation has been made. Each speaker will be given 3 minutes to speak. Non-agenda related citizen communication will take place before discussion of the first agenda item and will be limited to the first 5 speakers.

  1. Presentation and Approval of Treasurer Report
    1. Status of FY19 Budget Amendment
  2. Executive Committee Report:
  3. Approval of Texas HHSC Grant
  4. Committee Appointments & Responsibilities
  5. Resolution to adopt 2019 Meeting Schedule
  6. Executive Director Report
    1. Year End Organization Status Report
  7. Board Chair Update: Dropbox Demo/Public Information


Board Meeting:  January 9, 2018 at Sobering Center.


The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. For assistance, please call 512-974-3256 or 512-974-2445 TDD. A person may request a Spanish language interpreter be made available by contacting the City Manager’s Office at 512-974-2194 no later than twelve hours before the scheduled time of the item on which the person wishes to speak.