Commission for WomenJuly 10, 2024

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REGULAR CALLED MEETING of the COMMISSION FOR WOMEN July 10, 2024 AT 12:00 PM CITY OF AUSTIN PERMITTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER, ROOM 1401 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DR AUSTIN, TEXAS 78752 Some members of the Commission for Women 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 Christi Vitela, 512-974-2792, Diana Melendez Pam Rattan Katrina Scheihing Josephine Serrata Maria Veloz Salas CURRENT COMMISSIONERS: Jocelyn Tau, Chair Becky Bullard, Vice Chair Rebecca Austen Vanessa Bissereth Julie Glasser Angela Harris CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL AGENDA 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. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Commission for Women regular meeting on June 5, 2024. 1. DISCUSSION 2. Austin Police Department’s Special Victims Intervention Unit (SVIU) on an overview of the work of the unit and identified limitations. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 3. Approve the Commission for Women’s annual report. 4. Approve Commissioner Scheihing as a representative to the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan planning team. Election of the primary and secondary representatives to the Joint Inclusion Committee. 5. WORKING GROUP UPDATES 6. Update from the Quality of Life Working Group on the progress of the Quality of Life study. 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 Christi Vitela at the Office of the City Clerk Department at 512-974-2792, or email, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Commission for Women, please contact Christi Vitela at the Office of the City Clerk Department at 512-974-2792, or email