Commission on SeniorsSept. 14, 2022

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2. REGULAR MEETING of the COMMISSION ON SENIORS SEPTEMBER 14TH 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 Richard Bondi Amy Temperley, Vice-Chair Patricia Bordie Jacqueline Angel Martha Bauman Erica Garcia-Pittman Sally Van Sickle Henry Van de Putte Martin Kareithi Peter Varteressian Luz Lopez-Guerrero Natalie Cagle Emily De Maria Nicola Fred Lugo 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 Approve the minutes of the August 10th, 2022 Regular Commission on Seniors Meeting. 1. STAFF BRIEFINGS/ANNOUNCEMENTS Staff briefing regarding Age-Friendly Austin Update, Tabitha Taylor, Age-Friendly Program Coordinator. DISCUSSION ITEMS Presentation: ATX Walk Bike Roll (ATXWBR) Project Update, Katie Wettick and John Eastman, City of Austin Public Works. Presentation: Senior Homestead Exemption Outreach Overview, Tabitha Taylor, Austin Public Health and Tara Connolly, City of Austin Housing and Planning. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Strategic Discussion and Planning: Commission on Seniors Quality of Life Study. Discussion and action to approve amendments to the Commission on Seniors bylaws to change name of the Commission on Seniors to the Commission on Aging, update the language “seniors” to “aging,” and amend goals of the Commission on Seniors. 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 Update from the Budget Working Group WORKING GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS Discussion and action to form the Commission on Seniors Quality of Life Study Working Group (Vice-Chair Temperley, Commissioner Bordie, and Commissioner Bondi). Discussion and action to replace Commissioner Van Sickle as Joint Inclusion Committee Alternate to Commissioner Bondi. 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. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.