Agenda — original pdf
SPECIAL MEETING of the MAYOR’S COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Friday, December 16, 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 Jacquelyn.Alexander@austintexas.gov remote participation. To register, email the board required for The meeting may be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Jonathan Franks, Chair Emily Shryock, Vice Chair Diana Anzaldua Kathryn Broadwater Vacant Vacant CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Joey Gidseg Diane Kearns-Osterweil Robin Orlowski Jennifer S. Powell Deborah Trejo AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL APPROVAL OF MINUTES 14, 2022, Regular meeting. STAFF BRIEFINGS DISCUSSION ITEMS 2. Review of current Commission Member term cycles. (OCR) 3. Discussion on the services that Danny G. McBeth Recreation Center provides to the Austin community and how they can serve the commission's mission and goals. (Trejo/Franks) 1. Approval of the minutes from the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities October DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 4. Discussion and action to vote on the 2023 Commission meeting schedule. 5. Discussion and possible action regarding a recommendation to require certified ASL interpreters to be dispatched onsite with deaf survivors. 6. Discussion and possible action regarding a recommendation on the Downtown Commission's position on the use of scooters in the downtown areas and its impact on people with disabilities. 7. Discussion and possible action on appointing an alternative representative to the JIC. 8. Discussion and possible action on the Quality-of-Life town halls that are being organized 9. Discussion and vote on future agenda items. by the JIC. 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 Jacquelyn Alexander at the Office of Civil Rights Jacquelyn.Alexander@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.