African American Resource Advisory CommissionMarch 1, 2022

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AFRICAN AMERICAN RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Regular Meeting & Town Hall Meeting – March 1, 2022, 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. City of Austin Permitting and Development Center 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr. Austin, Texas 78752 AGENDA Some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (February 28th by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely, residents must: Call or email the board liaison at Linda Hayes at Economic Development Department, at (512-974-6282), no later than noon February 28th. The information required is the speaker’s name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS Daryl Horton, Chair (Mayor Appointee) Mueni Rudd (District 2) Cherelle Vanbrakle (District 4) Vacant (District 6) Rashida Wright (District 8) Elaina Fowler, Vice Chair (District 10) Greg Smith (ARA Appointee) Vacant (District 1) Clifford Gillard (District 3) Dr. Chiquita Eugene (District 5) Serita Fontanesi (District 7) Ellen Sweets (District 9) Quincy Dunlap (AAUL Appointee) Nelson Linder (NAACP Appointee) Roger Davis (GABC Appointee) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION The first 10 speakers who register to speak no later than noon the day before the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – February 1st schedule meeting 2. SPECIAL PRESENTATION, DISCUCSSION AND POSSIBILE ACTION a. Ms. Shuronda Robinson of HACA presenting about East Austin Preservation Projects b. Kianna Hatfield, with the Bingham Group, LLC-Vincent Health formerly known as AIDS Services of Austin/Among other topics they would like to discuss are: Updating on the merger with AIDS Services of Austin. Providing an overview of the Medical Home Model; and Future service plans, particularly for the underserved • • • c. Town Hall Meeting - City Budget 3. WORKING GROUPS AND ASSIGNMENTS a. Safety b. Economic Opportunity and Affordability c. Health and Environment d. Culture and Lifelong Learning e. Government That Works for All 5.SPECIAL PRESENTATION, THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY ALLIANCE COMMUNITY UPDATE – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION a. The Austin Revitalization Authority – Greg Smith, President b. The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce – Roger Davis Member c. The Baptist Minister Union – Rev. Daryl Horton, President d. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People e. The Austin Area Urban League – Quincy Dunlap, President and CEO f. Cultural Arts – Clifford Gillard 6.. Future Agenda Items 7. Announcements ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Linda Hayes at Economic Development Department, at (512-974-6282), for additional information; TTY users’ route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the African American Resource Advisory Commission, please contact Linda Hayes at 512-974-6282 –