Community Development CommissionFeb. 13, 2024

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (CDC) MEETING February 13, 2024 – 6:30pm Austin City Hall, Board and Commission – Room 1101 301 West 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701 Some members of the Community Development Commission may be participating by video conference. The meeting may be viewed online at: 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, call or email the board liaison at 512-974-3108 or; or Admin Support: CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jo Anne Ortiz Public Sector Appointee Steven Brown Public Sector Appointee Cheryl Thompson St. John’s Miriam Garcia North Austin Michael Tolliver Colony Park Bertha Delgado East Austin Vacant Rosewood- Zaragosa/Blackland Cynthia Jaso Dove Springs Jose Noe Elias Montopolis Julia Woods South Austin Vacant Public Sector Appointee Vacant Public Sector Appointee Please visit for more information about the Community Development Commission. Purpose: The purpose of the board is to advise the Council in the development and implementation of programs designed to serve the poor and the community at large with an emphasis on federally funded programs. Jenny E. Achilles Private Sector Appointee Raul E Longoria Public Sector Appointee South Austin Estevan Delgado Private Sector Appointee AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 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 BRIEFINGS 1. Approve the January 9, 2024, Community Development Commission meeting minutes. 2. Briefing regarding attendance and conflict of interest sign-in sheets, especially for remote attendees (Chair Thompson, Housing Department staff). 3. Briefing regarding City of Austin budget recommendation process and potential action in March 2024. Information on the budget can be found at: (Chair Thompson, Housing Department staff) 4. Discussion and possible action regarding speaking time duration for CDC board members (Chair DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Thompson, Housing Department Staff) DISCUSSION ITEMS 5. Presentation and discussion on the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) (Angel Zambrano, Manager, Neighborhood Services Unit, Austin Public Health) 6. Presentation and discussion on FY 24-29 Consolidated Plan Community Needs Assessment (Housing Department: Chris Duran, Senior Research Analyst; Julie Smith, Community Engagement Specialist; Mandy DeMayo, Interim Director, Jamey May, Housing and Community Development Officer. Austin Public Health: Leslie Boyd, Acting Public Health Program Manager II). WORKING GROUP/COMMITTEE UPDATES 7. Update from the Working Group on Rental Assistance (Commissioners Achilles, Elias, and Estevan Delgado) 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 by calling 512-974-1606 at least 2 days prior to the meeting date. TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Community Development Commission, please contact Edward Blake at 512-974-3108. CDC Commissioners may contact CTM for email/technology assistance: 512-974-4357.