Community Technology and Telecommunications CommissionJuly 10, 2024

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COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING Wednesday – July 10th, 2024 – 6:30PM Permitting and Development Center – Event Center– Room 1405 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr, Austin, TX 78752 Some members of the BOARD/COMMISSION may be participating by videoconference. The meeting may be viewed online at: 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, email Dan Martinez at CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Steven Apodaca, Chair Keith Pena-Villa Thomas Rice Ibiye Anga AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Carina Alderete, Vice Chair Brian AM Williams Gabriel Nwajiaku Sumit DasGupta The first ten 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 the Community Technology and Telecommunications 1. Approve the minutes of Commission meeting on June 12th, 2024. DISCUSSION ITEMS 2. “You’re Being Watched – AI & Surveillance in Public Places” Presentation (Sharon Strover – Director, Technology & Information Policy Institute, Phillip G. Warner Regents Professor of Communication, Moody College of Communications, University of Texas at Austin) 3. “AI Coding Makerspace: Youth Creating AI Voice Chatbots for Social Justice and other inclusion (Dr. Phillip Eaglin, Founder, Changing literacy programs” presentation by community digital inclusive AI organization, Changing Expectations Expectations) 4. Summary report of the digital inclusion town hall listening session for veterans and military families held on 6/1/2024 (Nehemiah Pitts III, Founder, Shining Light Consulting) DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 5. Review and approval of 2023 CTTC Annual Report 6. Approval of digital communications enhancements for City of Austin Commissions resolution 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 Dan Martinez at the Telecommunications and Regulatory Affairs Department in the Financial Services Department, at for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Community Technology and Telecommunications Commission, please contact Dan Martinez at