MCPD Regular Meeting via Video Conference Agenda, for Friday June 12, 2020 — original pdf
Special Meeting of the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities (MCPD) June 12, 2020 MCPD to be held Friday June 12, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance by Thursday June 11, 2020 by 12:00pm noon. All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the June 12, 2020 Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at (512)-974-3256 or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than noon, Thursday June 11, 2020. The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to email@example.com by Noon on Thursday June 11, 2020. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live MAYOR’S COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES June 12, 2020 1:00p.m.-2:30p.m. VIA VIDEOCONFERENING CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Robin Orlowski Danny Saenz Emily Shryock Deborah Trejo AGENDA Jonathan Franks, Chair Jose Levy, Vice-chair Gene Brooks Taurean Burt Joey Gidseg Diane Kearns-Osterweil CALL TO ORDER 2. NEW BUSINESS: 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Consider approval of the minutes from the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities May 29, 2020 meeting. 2A. Discussion of possible changes to the Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Federal Benefits programs – Commissioner Brooks and Chair Franks; 2B. Discussion and possible action to write a letter regarding access to HEB Grocery Stores during the Covid19 Pandemic – Chair Franks and Full Committee; 2C. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution opposing police violence against people with disabilities – Commissioners Orlowski and Trejo; 2D. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution regarding the provision of sufficient financial assistance for Austin renters with disabilities – Commissioner Orlowski and Full Committee; 2E. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution that local pandemic prevention efforts must thoroughly include, affirm and support the rights and needs of people with disabilities. – Commissioner Orlowski and Full Committee; 3A. Presentation and Discussion: Adrienne Sturrup, Assistant Director for Health Equity, Austin Public Health (APH), on steps the department is taking to assist People with Disabilities, cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic 3. STAFF PRESENTATIONS: 4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS: 5. ADJOURNMENT: For accessibility, we appreciate your cooperation in keeping our meetings fragrance free. 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. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair and public transportation access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 48 hours before the meeting. Please call Lee Nguyen at Human Resources Department, at (512) 974-1897 or Lee.Nguyen@austintexas.gov, for additional information, TTY users’ route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Mayors Committee for People with Disabilities, please contact David Ondich at (512) 974-3256 or firstname.lastname@example.org.