Animal Advisory CommissionAug. 8, 2022

Approved Agenda August 8 Animal Advisory Commission — original pdf

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REGULAR MEETING of the ANIMAL ADVISORY COMMISSION AUGUST 8, 2022, 6 P.M. AUSTIN CITY HALL, Room 1101 301 W. Second St. AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701 Some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. The meeting may be viewed online at: Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely via 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 by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Belinda Hare, by Sunday noon, August 7, at phone 512-978-0565, or email Please know emails work best. CURRENT COMMISSIONERS Craig Nazor, Chair Nancy Nemer Palmer Neuhaus Jo Anne Norton Luis Herrera Kristen Hassen, Parliamentarian AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Ryan Clinton, Vice Chair Lisa Mitchell Katie Jarl Lotta Smagula Beatriz Dulzaides Dr. Paige Nilson The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. Speakers for specific agenda items may sign up prior to the meeting or in person at the meeting. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the Animal Advisory Commission Regular Meeting on July 11, 2022. 2. Presentation by Don Bland and/or Jason Garza regarding Austin Animal Center and Animal Services Reports 3. Presentation by Don Bland regarding AAC Staffing and Services 4. Presentation by AAC Staff regarding AAC Public Communications on Services STAFF BRIEFINGS DISCUSSION ITEMS 5. Presentation by Parliamentarian regarding Roberts Rules of Order 6. Presentation by Austin Pets Alive! regarding APA! Quarterly Report DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 7. Discussion and Possible Action on AAC Monthly Reporting of Data 8. Discussion and Possible Action on Transferring Austin Animal Center Animals to Other Communities 9. Discussion and Possible Action on the Austin Animal Center Space Crisis and Recommendations from the Space Crisis Working Group 10. Discussion and Possible Action on Austin Animal Center Staffing Request for FY 23 11. Discussion and Possible Action on Hold Period Ordinance 12. Discussion and Possible Action on Inclusion of Animal Services in the City of Austin next Five-Year Strategic Plan 13. Discussion and Possible Action on 311 Flow Charts and Information 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 two days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Commission Liaison Belinda Hare, Animal Services Office, 512-978-0565 or at, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Animal Advisory Commission , please contact Belinda Hare at 512- 978-0565 or at