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Nov. 6, 2019

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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 before the meeting date. Please call Vivian Holmes at the EMS Department, at (512) 972-7148 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. RBJ HEALTH CENTER 2nd FLOOR, EMS HEADQUARTERS 15 WALLER STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS November 6, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AGENDA ITEM 1) Call to Order 2) Quorum Determination 3) Review and approve minutes of previous meeting 4) Receive Citizen Communications/Comments 5) Elect Officers for 2020 6) Review and adopt 2020 Board Meeting Schedule 7) Review of System Reports 8) Receive updates from System Agencies Representatives: a) Medical Director’s Report: Dr. Mark Escott, Medical Director b) Austin EMS Department: Ernesto Rodriguez, Chief c) Travis County Emergency Services: Charles Brotherton, County Executive d) Austin Fire Department: Rob Vires, Chief of Staff e) Emergency Services Districts: Robert Abbott, CAFCA President 9) Other business 10) Adjourn AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

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Aug. 7, 2019

Agenda original pdf

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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 before the meeting date. Please call Vivian Holmes at the EMS Department, at (512) 972‐7148 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. CARVER LIBRARY 1161 ANGELINA STREET AUSTIN, TEXAS August 7, 2019 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. AGENDA ITEM 1) Call to Order 2) Quorum Determination 3) Welcome Board Member: Brett Steffen 4) Review and approve minutes of previous meeting 5) Receive Citizen Communications/Comments 6) Review of System Reports 7) Receive updates from System Agencies Representatives: a) Medical Director’s Report: Dr. Mark Escott, Medical Director b) Austin EMS Department: Ernesto Rodriguez, Chief c) Travis County Emergency Services: Charles Brotherton, County Executive d) Austin Fire Department: Rob Vires, Chief of Staff e) Emergency Services Districts: Robert Abbott, CAFCA President 8) Other business 9) Adjourn AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

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May 1, 2019

Agenda original pdf

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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 before the meeting date. Please call Vivian Holmes at the EMS Department, at (512) 972‐7148 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. RBJ HEALTH CENTER 2nd FLOOR, EMS HEADQUARTERS 15 WALLER STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS May 1, 2019 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AGENDA ITEM 1) Call to Order 2) Quorum Determination 3) Review and approve minutes of previous meeting 4) Recognition of Service and Dedication: Justin “Dusty” Otwell, Board Member 5) Receive Citizen Communications/Comments 6) Briefing of City of Austin Budget Process for FY2020 and possible action 7) Review of System Reports 8) Receive updates from System Agencies Representatives: a) Medical Director’s Report: Dr. Mark Escott, Medical Director b) Austin EMS Department: Ernesto Rodriguez, Chief c) Travis County Emergency Services: Charles Brotherton, County Executive d) Austin Fire Department: Rob Vires, Chief of Staff e) Emergency Services Districts: Robert Abbott, CAFCA President 9) Other business 10) Adjourn AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

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May 1, 2019

Approved Minutes original pdf

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AUSTIN – TRAVIS COUNTY EMS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MINUTES WEDNESDAY, May, 1, 2019 The Austin – Travis County EMS Advisory Board convened on MAY 1, 2019, 15 Waller Street, in Austin, Texas at 9:30 a.m. Board Members in Attendance: Tracy Dalbosco, Chris Ziebell, Lisa Harris, Justin Otwell, John Villanacci, Jerry Staton, Janice Bray, Robert Ugaste Board Members Absent: None Other Attendees: James Kempema, Jeff Hayes, Andy Hofmeister, Chuck Brotherton, Vivian Holmes, Mike Benavides, Selena Xi, Kerri Lang, Rob Vires, Keith Simpson, Ernesto Rodriguez, Teresa Gardner 1. CALL TO ORDER – May 1, 2019 The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. 2. QUORUM DETERMINATION A quorum was met and the meeting proceeded. 3. REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING Motion: The minutes for the regular meeting of February 6, 2019 were approved on a motion by Board Member Villanacci and seconded by Board Member Staton on an 8-0 vote. 4. RECOGNITION OF SERVICE AND RECOGNITION a) Mark Clayton – Appreciation was given to Mr. Clayton for his service as a Board Member and Chair for eight years; August, 2010 to July, 2018. b) Justin “Dusty” Otwell – Appreciation was given to Mr. Otwell for his service as a Board Member for over three years; November, 2015 to May, 2019. 5. RECEIVE CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS/COMMENT – None 6. BRIEFING OF CITY OF AUSTIN BUDGET PROCESS FOR FY2020 AND POSSIBLE ACTION • Keith Simpson, EMS Chief Strategist, provided an overview of the City’s Strategic Direction 2023. • Kerri Lang, Assistant Director Administration and Finance, provided a presentation of FY2019-2020 Budget Forecast. Items needed by EMS for the upcoming budget year are: o Host Program - 1 sworn full-time employee, 2 civilian full-time employees and a vehicle o Del Valle Station to open in 2020 and will need to hire 12 sworn full-time employees o Zoll maintenance o Nationwide Program: Stop the Bleed training for school district in high schools o Paramedic Response Unit (PRU)– 3 sworn full-time employees, emergency vehicle, *Out of the above, the top needs for EMS are Stop the Bleed and PRU. • Board Members would like more notice on the budget process in order to digest the information. • The City’s priorities are homelessness and mental healthcare. When asked for his input on budget needs Chief Rodriguez responded: o 1) Expand Communications, o 2) Expand the Homeless Outreach Street Team, and o 3) Come up with better …

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Feb. 6, 2019

Agenda original pdf

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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 before the meeting date. Please call Vivian Holmes at the EMS Department, at (512) 972-7148 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. RBJ HEALTH CENTER 2nd FLOOR, EMS HEADQUARTERS 15 WALLER STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS February 6, 2019 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AGENDA ITEM 1) Call to Order 2) Quorum Determination 3) Recognition of Service and Dedication a) Mark Clayton 4) Review and approve minutes of previous meeting 5) Receive Citizen Communications/Comments 6) Review of System Reports 7) Receive updates from System Agencies Representatives: a) Medical Director’s Report: Dr. Mark Escott, Medical Director b) Austin EMS Department: Ernesto Rodriguez, Chief c) Travis County Emergency Services: Charles Brotherton, County Executive d) Austin Fire Department: Jim Baker, Fire Chief e) Emergency Services Districts: Robert Abbott, CAFCA President 8) Other business 9) Adjourn AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

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Feb. 6, 2019

Approved Minutes original pdf

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AUSTIN – TRAVIS COUNTY EMS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MINUTES WEDNESDAY, February 6, 2019 The Austin – Travis County EMS Advisory Board convened on FEBRUARY 6, 2019, 15 Waller Street, in Austin, Texas at 9:30 a.m. Board Members in Attendance: Tracy Dalbosco, Chris Ziebell, Lisa Harris, Justin Otwell, John Villanacci, Jerry Staton, Janice Bray, Robert Ugaste Board Members Absent: None Other Attendees: Brett Steffen, Mark Escott, Vivian Holmes, Jeff Hayes, Chuck Brotherton, Selenia Xie, Ashleigh Voslevik, Teresa Gardner, Robert Abbott, Jason Pickett, Jasper Brown 1. CALL TO ORDER – February 6, 2019 The meeting was called to order at 9:32 a.m. 2. QUORUM DETERMINATION A quorum was met and the meeting proceeded. 3. RECOGNITION OF SERVICE AND RECOGNITION a) Mark Clayton - This item was postponed. 4. REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING Motion: The minutes for the regular meeting of November 7, 2018 were approved on a motion by Board Member Ugaste and seconded by Board Member Villanacci on an 8-0 vote. 5. RECEIVE CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS/COMMENT Selena Xie - New President of the Austin EMS Employee Association - Introduction to Board Members. 6. REVIEW OF SYSTEM REPORTS - This is covered under Item 7. 7. RECEIVE UPDATES FROM SYSTEM AGENCIES REPRESENTATIVES: a) Medical Director’s Report: Mark Escott, Medical Director, Office of the Medical Director (OMD) • Dr. Escott provided an update (see attached). Reviewed Office of the Medical Director Organizational Charts and a list of “Responsibilities of the Medical Director under TAC 197”. • OMD will be relocating in June to join other the city offices housed at Techni Center, 4201 Ed Bluestein. • OMD’s EMS Fellow position anticipated to be approved in FY2020. • Will be requesting approval in the FY2020 budget to hire a part-time CPR Take 10 employee to teach by-stander CPR to citizens. A full-time employee was requested during last year's budget planning, however it wasn't approved. Chair Dalbosco commented the Board will be looking at budget recommendations at the next meeting and will look at this item. Dr. Escott noted that the EMS Department has a full-time employee for their CPR program and said all high school students in the AISD and several other school districts have to complete mandatory CPR training prior to graduation. • Board Members asked to have ESD Medical Directors attend a future meeting to receive updates and see if there are any needs to help improve a cohesive medical …

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