Downtown Austin Community Court Advisory Board - May 20, 2022

Downtown Austin Community Court Advisory Board Regular Meeting of the Downtown Austin Community Court Advisory Board - Please note location

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DOWNTOWN AUSTIN COMMUNITY COURT ADVISORY BOARD Regular Meeting MAY 20, 2022 AT 8:00 AM ONE TEXAS CENTER, STE 125, TRAINING CONFERENCE ROOM 505 BARTON SPRINGS RD AUSTIN, TEXAS 78704 Some members of the COMMISSION/BOARD may be participating by videoconference 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, contact Edna Staniszewski at or at (512) 974-1260. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Lea Downey Gallatin, Chair Darilynn Cardona-Beiler, Vice Chair Kergin Bedell Jason English Kate Garza Nicole Golden AGENDA Jocelyn Schwartz Seneca Savoie THERE MAY BE DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS. CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five (5) 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. 1. APPROVAL OF REGULAR MEETING MINUTES FOR MARCH 11, 2022 2. AUSTIN HOMELESSNESS SYSTEM CLIENT FEEDBACK Individuals sharing first-hand account regarding their experiences being served through Austin’s homelessness system. Speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will be allowed a three-minute allotment to provide their feedback to the Board. 3. NEW BUSINESS A. Project progress presentation of Downtown Austin Community Court geographic service area (GSA)/ and adjudicated offenses analysis – Lauren Stott, DACC Business Process Specialist 4. OLD BUSINESS A. Status of DACC operations during COVID-19, changes in operations, any new trends noticed. Cardona-Beiler/Downey Gallatin) – Pete Valdez, Court Administrator, Downtown Austin Community Court (DACC) i Rapid Rehousing efforts, staffing and housing placement ii Court dockets iii DACC facility update iv Violet Keep Safe Program FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS A. Update on Intensive Case Management program evaluation project B. Update on homelessness mapping initiative C. Annual Internal Review 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 Edna Staniszewski at Downtown Austin Community Court, at (512) 974-1260), for additional information; TTY users …

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D OW N TOWN AUSTI N C OM MU N IT Y C O UR T GEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA AND ADJUDICATED CITATION ANALYSIS May 20, 2022 SCOPE AND PURPOSE DACC is conducting an analysis of its current and potential geographic service area (GSA) and adjudicated citations. The purpose of this analysis is to understand the efficacy of DACC’s current GSA and adjudicated citations, and to determine whether expansion or alterations might better serve the community and DACC stakeholders. CURRENT GSA /ADJUDICATED CITATIONS Geographic service area: The neighborhoods for which DACC adjudicates citations. Currently downtown, west campus, and east Austin Adjudicated citations: The charge codes, or offenses, that are heard at DACC. Currently Class C misdemeanors (includes Prop B and state camping ban violations) KEY PROJECT ELEMENTS Methodology: What does this process look like? Stakeholders: Who is involved in different parts of this project? Community Engagement: How is DACC engaging with members of the public on this project? Considerations: What legal, budgetary, or partnership-related considerations are being made? Goals/Expected Outcomes: What are the expected process results? PROJECT TIMELINE March and April 2022 – DACC internal discussions and information analysis May 2022 – Planning for interdepartmental workshops, community engagement process June 2022 – Interdepartmental workshops, community engagement process July 2022 – Analysis of data, preliminary report to DACC Advisory Board

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