Mayor's Committee for People with DisabilitiesAug. 14, 2020

MCPD Regular Meeting Agenda via Video-Conference Friday August 14, 2020 — original pdf

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Special Meeting of the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities (MCPD) August 14, 2020 MCPD to be held Friday August 14, 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 August 13, 2020 by 12:00pm noon. All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the August 14, 2020 Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at (512)-974-3256 or no later than noon, Thursday August 13, 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 by Noon on Thursday August 13, 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: MAYOR’S COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES August 14, 2020 1:00p.m.-2:30p.m. VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING 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 July 10, 2020 Meeting. 2A. Discussion and possible action to adopt revised resolution from June 12 and July 8 MCPD meetings that local pandemic prevention efforts thoroughly include, affirm and support the rights and needs of people with disabilities – Commissioners Shryock and Orlowski; 3. STAFF PRESENTATIONS: 3A. Presentation and Discussion: Brie L. Franco, Intergovernmental Relations Officer; City of Austin’s State legislative agenda 3B. Presentation and Discussion: Candice Cooper, Public Information and Marketing Manager, Human Resources Department (HRD); Update on City of Austin, Quality of Life Study for People with Disabilities 3C. Presentation and Discussion: Joshua Robinson, Quality of Life Commission Liaison, City of Austin Equity Office; What is the Equity Office and why is the MCPD a full voting member on the Joint Inclusion Committee 3D. Presentation and Discussion: Celine Rendon, Community Engagement specialist, Office of Sustainability; the City of Austin Community Climate Plan Revision 3E. Presentation and Discussion from Austin Travis County Hate Crime Taskforce, 3F. Presentation and Discussion: Austin Police Department (APD) Training Academy Staff, Commissioner Orlowski and full committee; Commissioner Gidseg and full committee; 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, 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