Asian American Quality of Life Advisory CommissionDec. 20, 2022

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ASIAN AMERICAN QUALITY OF LIFE ADVISORY COMMISSION DECEMBER 20th, 2022 MEETING AGENDA REGULAR MEETING of the ASIAN AMERICAN QUALITY OF LIFE ADVISORY COMMISSION DECEMBER 20th, 2022 at 6:00pm CITY HALL – BOARDS & COMMISISONS RM #1101 301 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701 MEETING AGENDA This meeting is being held in a hybrid format, and some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (December 19th by 12pm-Noon). All public comments will occur at the beginning of the meeting and public speakers will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. To speak or attend remotely, residents must contact the Equity Office’s Commission/Neighborhood Liaison, Jeremy Garza, no later than 12pm-noon on Monday, December 19th, 2022. Please telephone call & leave a voicemail at (512) 978-1797 or email The information required is the speaker’s name, the item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address, and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). BOARD MEMBERS: District Kirk Yoshida (Chair) Commissioner District Commissioner Azra Siddiqi Kuo Yang Lily Trieu Fang Fang Anna Lan Mohsin Lari 9 10 Salimah Shamsuddin Meena Mutyala Mayor Hanna Huang At-Large Pramod Patil At-Large Zahra Shakur Jamal-Hassan At-Large Sarah Chen (Vice-Chair) Vincent Cobalis At-Large VACANT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ASIAN AMERICAN QUALITY OF LIFE ADVISORY COMMISSION DECEMBER 20th, 2022 MEETING AGENDA MEETING AGENDA CALL TO ORDER The meeting is called to order by Chair Kirk Yoshida at: ROLL CALL ABSENT: PRESENT: PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first ten 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. WELCOME NEW COMMISSIONERS: 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 2. Welcome and introductions for new commissioners, Anna Lan and Mohsin Lari. Approve the minutes of the COMMISSION’S REGULAR MEETING on November 15th, 2022. STAFF PRESENTATION Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (ETOD) Planning Process Presentation: Warner Cook, Erica Leak, Stevie Greathouse - Housing & Planning 3. 5. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 4. Discussion and possible action on expiring terms and reappointing at-large members. Discussion and possible action on sending representative to the JOINT RETREAT on QoL Studies hosted by the JIC and the Equity Office on Sunday, February 5th, 2023, from 12pm to 4pm at the Permitting & Development Center. ASIAN AMERICAN QUALITY OF LIFE ADVISORY COMMISSION DECEMBER 20th, 2022 MEETING AGENDA WORKING GROUPS/COMMITTEE UPDATES 6. 7. Budget Workgroup – Updates on QoL Town Halls and on-going FY23-24 Budget Recommendation Process Community Stakeholder Workgroup – Updates on commissioner vacancies and marketing strategy to solicit applications to fill stakeholder vacancies. Spring/Phase II AARC Workgroup – Update on AARC Master Plan Joint Inclusion Committee – General Update on Current Work by Commissioner Cobalis 8. 9. INFORMATION SHARING 10. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 11. Open Mic for Commissioners to share information with each other, especially regarding future agenda and pending deadlines on action items. Call for items from Committee members: a. Human Resources Department Staff Report Update (TBD) b. Activation of the Joint Cultural Committee (TBD) c. YWCA – Metal Health Contract with APH for Asian American Mental Health Services (TBD) The meeting is adjourned at: ADJOURNMENT 12. -- 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 access, and hybrid virtual meeting attendance is now available. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice ASIAN AMERICAN QUALITY OF LIFE ADVISORY COMMISSION DECEMBER 20th, 2022 MEETING AGENDA of at least two days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call the Equity Office Commission Liaison, Jeremy Garza, at (512) 978-1797, or email at, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission, please contact the Equity Office Commission/Neighborhood Liaison, Jeremy Garza, by phone at (512) 978-1797, or (preferably) via email at