Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities - April 8, 2022

Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities Regular Meeting of the Mayor''s Committee for People with Disabilities - MCPD Regular Meeting Friday April 8 2022

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MAYOR’S COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Friday, April 8, 2022, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Austin City Hall, Board & Commission Room, Room 1101 301 W 2nd Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Some members of the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once, either in-person or remotely, and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, call or email the board liaison at (512) 974-2492 or The meeting may be viewed online at: CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jonathan Franks, Chair Emily Shryock, Vice Chair Diana Anzaldua Taurean Burt Kathryn Broadwater Vacant CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL AGENDA Joey Gidseg Diane Kearns-Osterweil Robin Orlowski Jennifer S. Powell Deborah Trejo Speakers who register before the meeting is called to order will each be allowed three minutes to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. A. Consider approval of the minutes from the Mayor’s Committee for People with 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Disabilities March 11, 2022, Meeting. 2. NEW BUSINESS: A. Discussion and action: Elections to Select MCPD 2022 Officers- Full Committee B. Briefing and discussion on upcoming spending priorities for federal housing and community development grants related to the FY 22-23 Action Plan and HOME-ARP grant. C. Discussion and possible action regarding Funding for Healthcare Navigation and Liaison Programs Benefiting Austin’s Immigrant Communities. D. Discussion and possible action regarding Family Connects in Response to the Resilient ATX Resolution. E. Discussion and possible action on a recommendation for a joint initiative by the City and County to create a downtown mental health diversion program. F. Discussion and possible action on a grant to address community-identified transportation challenges in North Austin's Georgian Acres neighborhood. 3. OLD BUSINESS None 5. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 6. ADJOURNMENT 4. STAFF BRIEFINGS AND COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCEMENTS 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 Rikki Pfouts, Office of Civil Rights, at (512) 974-2494 or …

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