ATP Board Room
203 Colorado St. Austin, TX 78701

ADA Compliance

Reasonable accommodations and equal access to communications are provided upon request.  Please call 512-389-7590 or email [email protected] if you need more information.


Board of Directors

Veronica Castro de Barrera, Chair; Kirk Watson, Vice Chair; Jeffrey Travillion; Juan Garza; John Langmore; Robert Goode (ex officio); Dottie Watkins (ex officio).


Public Comment

Public comment may be completed in person or virtual. Those wishing to contribute comments must notify ATP 24-hours before the meeting by calling 512-389-7590 or emailing [email protected]. Please provide your name, phone number and the topic you wish to discuss. On the day of the meeting, you will be contacted, added as an attendee of the board meeting, and have 3 minutes to speak. You will have only one opportunity at the beginning of the board meeting to speak on all items you intend to address.


Watch Live

ATP Board Meetings are streamed live from the ATP website. 


Executive Session

The Board of Directors reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed as authorized by Texas Government Code Chapter 551, including, but not limited to: Sections 551.071 (Litigation/Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations regarding real property), 551.073 (Deliberations regarding gifts and donations), 551.074 (Deliberations regarding personnel matters) or 551.076 (Deliberations regarding deployment/implementation of security personnel or devices), and 551.087 (Deliberations regarding Economic Development negotiations).

Approval of minutes from the January 24, 2024 Board Meeting

Approval of a resolution authorizing the Executive Director, or their designee, to negotiate and execute an Amended and Restated Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with the City of Austin for the City to provide funding for the Implementation of Project Connect

Approval of a resolution authorizing the Executive Director, or their designee, to negotiate and execute an amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) to clarify the terms of funding, replace Exhibit D to the JPA, and other related changes

Approval of a resolution adopting articles of amendment to the Articles of Incorporation of Austin Transit Partnership to improve Board operations and governance, including staggering the Board terms, clarifying ATP’s purposes and powers, and other related changes

Approval of a resolution adopting the Amended and Restated Bylaws of ATP to conform changes to the Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation and revise the procedures for amending the Bylaws

Approval of a resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of Austin Transit Partnership Local Government Corporation contract revenue bonds in one or more series in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $150,000,000 in accordance with the parameters and purposes set out in the resolution (including payment or reimbursement of costs related to the light rail components of Project Connect), authorizing related documents and approving the payment of costs of issuance and all related fees, and providing that the sale be accomplished by February 16, 2025; and approving other matters related to the bonds including instituting a bond validation suit

Approval of a resolution authorizing the negotiation and execution of contracts with a pool of investment banking firms for professional underwriting and investment banking services for negotiated bond sales 

  1. Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code (deliberations regarding personnel matters) for personnel matters related to the Director of Internal Audit performance review