College Student CommissionDec. 3, 2021

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COLLEGE STUDENT COMMISSION DECEMBER 3, 2021 AT 3PM AUSTIN CITY HALL, ROOM 1101 301 W. 2nd STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeffrey Clemmons, Huston-Tillotson University (Chair) Todd Clayton, Huston-Tillotson University Lira Ramirez, University of Texas at Austin (Co-Chair) Tatum Owens, University of Texas at Austin (Secretary) Edwin Bautista, University of Texas at Austin AGENDA Justin Parker, Austin Community College Isaiah Smith, Austin Community College Pete Cervantes, St. Edwards University Esther Heymans, St. Edwards University Ethan Tobias, St. Edwards University CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN 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. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Discussion and Possible Action on Campus Accessibility Discussion of issues relating to accessibility and disability rights on Austin college campuses, with consideration of means to improve accessibility. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Announcements & Campus Reports The commission’s staff liaison and commissioners will have the opportunity to share any pertinent announcements relevant to Commission business. Commissioners may share reports concerning any recent developments on their campus or discuss upcoming programs/events. b. Community and Municipal Involvement Discussion of how the Commission can engage with the local community, including outreach and partnerships, along with participating in other areas of municipal government. c. Working Group – Housing Update from the Housing Working Group on actions taken to research and promote student housing access, security, and affordability, with consideration of possible action. d. Working Group – Transportation Update from the Transportation Working Group on actions taken to research and promote student transportation, with consideration of possible action. e. Working Group - Campus Civic Life Update from the Campus Civic Life Working Group on actions taken to research and promote student voting rights in Austin and means of improving campus civic life, with consideration of possible action. 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 call David Alcorta at the Youth Initiatives Office, at (512-972-5042), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the College Student Commission, please contact David Alcorta at (512- 972-5042).