Agenda — original pdf
MAYOR’S COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Friday, August 12, 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 comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is liaison at for Damian.Pantoja@austintexas.gov remote participation. To register, email the board required The meeting may be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Jonathan Franks, Chair Emily Shryock, Vice Chair Diana Anzaldua Taurean Burt Kathryn Broadwater Vacant CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Vacant Diane Kearns-Osterweil Robin Orlowski Jennifer S. Powell Deborah Trejo AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL APPROVAL OF MINUTES 10, 2022, Regular meeting. 1. Approval of the minutes from the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities June STAFF BRIEFINGS AND COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCEMENTS 2. Staff briefing regard an update on Office of Civil Rights Support (Pantoja/Alexander) 3. Staff update on Attendance for the quarter, year to date and review Texas Open Meeting Act Requirements (Pantoja) 4. Staff update on new Agenda Formatting (Pantoja) DISCUSSION ITEMS 5. Presentation by Sergio Torres-Peralta with Office of Sustainability regarding work towards making Austin’s first-ever Floor Plan. 6. Presentation by Liz Wisecarver regarding the National Federation of the Blind Newsletter program. (Chair Franks and Commissioner Orlowski). 7. Discussion on the Downtown Commission's position on the use of scooters in the downtown areas and its impact on people with disabilities. (Commissioners Broadwater and Orlowski). 8. Discussion regarding a recommendation to require the City of Austin MBWE Program be amended and expanded to include disability. DISCUISSION AND ACTION ITEMS 9. Discussion and possible action on regarding a recommendation to require certified ASL interpreters to be dispatched to a site with deaf survivors. 10. Discussion and possible vote for items in the September Regular Board Meeting FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 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 contact the Damian Pantoja at the Office of Civil Rights Damian.Pantoja@austintexas.gov for additional information. TTY users are routed through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities, please contact the Office of Civil Rights at (512) 974-3251.