Community Development CommissionFeb. 13, 2024

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING DRAFT MINUTES JANUARY 9, 2023 The COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION convened in a REGULAR MEETING on JANUARY 9, 2024, at City Hall Boards and Commissions Room 1101, 301 West 2nd Street, in Austin, Texas. Some members of the commission participated by video conference. CALL TO ORDER Chair Thompson called the meeting to order at 6:33pm with 8 members present. Commissioners Estevan Delgado and Cynthia Jaso joined the meeting at 6:37pm and 6:38pm, respectively. UPDATE THIS SECTION Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance: Cheryl Thompson (Chair) Jose Noe Elias (Vice Chair) Cynthia Jaso Raul Longoria Jenny Achilles Bertha Delgado Estevan Delgado Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance Remotely: Jo Anne Ortiz Julia Woods Steven Brown Board Members/Commissioners Absent: Miriam Garcia Michael Tolliver Staff Members in Attendance Nefertitti Jackmon Letitia Brown Chris Duran Angel Zambrano Susan Watkins Ursula Henderson Ed Blake Lisa Rodriguez 1 PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL No members of the public signed up to speak. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approve the November 14, 2023, Community Development Commission meeting minutes. The minutes from the meeting of December 12, 2023, were approved on Vice Chair Brown’s motion, Commissioner Bertha Delgado’s second, on a 10-0-0 vote with the amendment that Commissioner Brown was present at the 12/12/2023 meeting. DISCUSSION ITEMS 2. Presentation and discussion on the Ending Community Homeless Coalition (ECHO) and Homelessness Response System (Kate Moore, Vice President of Strategy and Quiana Fisher, Vice President of Programs) Kate Moore and Quiana Fisher gave the presentation. 3. Presentation and discussion on Neighborhood Services Unit Rent Assistance Program (Angel Zambrano, Manager, Neighborhood Services Unit, Austin Public Health) Angel Zambrano gave the presentation. 4. Presentation and discussion on the CSBG Community Needs Assessment for the Neighborhood Services Unit (Kelly Nichols, Partner, Woollard, Nichols, and Torres Consulting) Kelly Nichols gave the presentation. 5. Presentation and discussion on Summary of FY 22-23 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER) and Public Comments (Chris Duran, Housing Department) Chris Duran gave the presentation. 6. Presentation and discussion on the I Belong in Austin eviction prevention program (Susan Watkins, Community Development Manager, Ursula Henderson, Program Manager I, Housing Department, and Dr. Rosamaria Murillo, El Buen Samaritano) Susan Watkins, Ursula Henderson, and Dr. Rosamaria Murillo gave the presentation. 2 WORKING GROUP/COMMITTEE UPDATES 7. Briefing from the Working Group on Rental Assistance (Commissioners Achilles, Elias, and Estevan Delgado) Commissioners Achilles, E. Delgado and Vice Chair Elias gave a briefing regarding the goals of the working group. 8. Briefing on the Austin Transit Partnership Community Advisory Committee (CAC) (Chair Thompson Chair Thompson briefed the CDC that there will no longer be a CDC representative on the Austin Transit Partnership Community Advisory Committee (CAC). There will be periodic updates from the CAC to keep the CDC informed. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS There were no future agenda items discussed. ADJOURNMENT The meeting was adjourned without objection at 9:28pm. The minutes of the CDC’s December 12, 2023, meeting were approved at the January 9, 2024, meeting on Commissioner XXX’s motion, Commissioner YYY’s second without objection on a 0-0-0 vote. 3