Commission on SeniorsMay 11, 2022

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COMMISSION ON SENIORS MAY 11TH, 2022 AT 12:00PM AUSTIN CITY HALL, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ROOM 301 WEST 2ND STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS, 78701 OR VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING (Some members of the commission may be participating by videoconference) PUBLIC COMMUNICATION 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 their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, please email or call Halana Kaleel at or 512-972-5019. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Janee Briesemeister, Chair Amy Temperley, Vice-Chair Jacqueline Angel Martha Bauman Patricia Bordie Natalie Cagle Emily De Maria Nicola Erica Garcia-Pittman Sally Van Sickle Martin Kareithi Luz Lopez-Guerrero Peter Varteressian Fred Lugo Diana Spain AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers who register to speak no later than noon the day before the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE COMMISSION ON SENIORS APRIL 13TH, 2022 MEETING 2. ANNOUNCEMENTS 3. OLD BUSINESS A. Discussion and possible action Commission Work Plan – Standing Item B. Discussion and possible action from Working Groups – Standing Item i. Age-Friendly Action Plan Implementation Working Group ii. iii. Transportation, Housing and Outdoor Spaces Working Group Social Participation, Respect and Social Inclusion, Civic Participation and Employment Working Group iv. Community Support and Health Services Working Group v. Emergency Preparedness and Response Working Group C. Discussion and possible action from Joint Inclusion Committee – Standing Item (Commissioner Temperley) D. Discussion and possible action of City of Austin Budget – Standing Item (Chair Briesemeister) 4. NEW BUSINESS A. Presentation on 87th Legislative Session Updates, Brie L. Franco, City of Austin, Intergovernmental Relations Officer B. Present Commission on Seniors FY22 Community Service Awards (Mary Sue Clyne and Nina Mosier, M.D.) C. Discussion and possible action on appointment of a working group to consider change of name, ordinance, and bylaws of the Commission on Seniors (Chair Briesemeister and Commissioner Temperley) D. Discussion and possible action in support of Budget Resolutions adopted by the Joint Inclusion Committee (Commissioner Van Sickle and Garcia-Pittman) A. Age-Friendly Austin Update, Tabitha Taylor, Age-Friendly Program Coordinator. 5. STAFF BRIEFINGS 6. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS A. Joint Meeting with the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities (June 2022) 7. 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 Halana Kaleel at Austin Public Health Department, at 512-972-5019, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Commission on Seniors please contact Halana Kaleel at 512-972- 5019.