Commission on SeniorsJuly 13, 2022

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REGULAR MEETING of the COMMISSION ON SENIORS JULY 13TH AT NOON CITY HALL, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ROOM 301 W 2ND ST AUSTIN, TEXAS, 78701 Some members of the BOARD/COMMISSION may be participating by videoconference. 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 Halana Kaleel, 512-972-5019, CURRENT MEMBERS: Janee Briesemeister, Chair Amy Temperley, Vice-Chair Natalie Cagle Jacqueline Angel Martha Bauman Emily De Maria Nicola Erica Garcia-Pittman Martin Kareithi Sally Van Sickle Luz Lopez-Guerrero Henry Van de Putte Fred Lugo Diana Spain Peter Varteressian Patricia Bordie 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. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the May 11th, 2022 Regular Commission on Seniors Meeting and the minutes of the Joint Meeting with the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities on June 10th, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. Staff briefing regarding Age-Friendly Austin Update, Tabitha Taylor, Age-Friendly Program Coordinator. DISCUSSION ITEMS 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Presentation: Introducing Rainbow Connections ATX, Richard Bondi, Program Development Lead, Rainbow Connections Presentation: City of Austin's First Comprehensive Food Plan, Edwin Marty, Food Policy Manager, Office of Sustainability. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Discussion and possible action on the Commission on Seniors Annual Internal Review and Report. WORKING GROUP/COMMITTEE UPDATES Update from Commission Work Plan Update from the Age Friendly Action Plan Implementation Working Group Update from the Transportation, Housing, and Outdoor Spaces Working Group Update from the Social Participation, Respect and Social Inclusion, Civic Participation and Employment Working Group. Update from the Community Support and Health Services Working Group Update from the Joint Inclusion Committee Update from the Ordinance and Bylaws Working Group WORKING GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS Discussion and Possible Action on recommendation to change name of Commission on Seniors, ordinance, and bylaws update by the Ordinance and Bylaws Working Group. 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 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.