Early Childhood CouncilAug. 13, 2022

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2. 3. REGULAR MEETING of the EARLY CHILDHOOD COUNCIL AUGUST 13, 2022, 10:30 A.M. MONTOPOLIS RECREATION CENTER 1200 MONTOPOLIS DRIVE AUSTIN, TEXAS Some members of the Early Childhood Council 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 Caitlin Oliver, Program Coordinator, Austin Public Health, at 512-972-6205 or Caitlin.Oliver@austintexas.gov. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Cathy McHorse, Chair Raul Alvarez Eliza Gordon Johanna Hosking Pulido Cynthia McCollum Casie Schennum Matt Worthington, Vice Chair Ashley Bliss Lima Tom Hedrick Aletha Huston Rhonda Paver AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers to register 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 Early Childhood Council Regular Meeting on June 8, 2022. 1. DISCUSSION ITEMS Discussion of the purpose of the Early Childhood Council (ECC) and recent actions taken by the ECC Updates from related groups (as needed), including Austin Chapter of the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children, Austin ISD, Child Care Regulation, Child Inc, E3 Alliance, Success By 6 Coalition, Workforce Solutions Capital Area, Any Baby Can, and other groups in attendance Update from Raul Alvarez on City budget approval process and budget recommendations from the Joint Inclusion Committee (JIC) WORK GROUP UPDATES Update from Community Engagement Work Group about the ECC Community Partnerships Spreadsheet WORK GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS Report of recommendations by Policy Work Group regarding Austin Public Health’s presentation on City actions since the 2017 Child Care and Pre-K Resolution STAFF BRIEFINGS Staff briefing by Caitlin Oliver, Austin Public Health, regarding COVID-19 7. 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 or Caitlin.Oliver@austintexas.gov, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Early Childhood Council, please contact Caitlin Oliver at 512-972- 6205 or Caitlin.Oliver@austintexas.gov. call Caitlin Oliver Public Health, 512-972-6205 at Austin at 4. 5. 6.