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July 20, 2022

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1. 2. REGULAR CALLED MEETING of the ECONOMIC PROSPERITY COMMISSION July 20, 2022, 6:30pm Austin City Hall, Boards and Commissions Room 1101 301 W. 2nd St. AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701 Some members of the BOARD/COMMISSION 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, July 19th, is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Michelle Clemons at (michelle.Clemons@AustinTexas.gov or 512.974.2713). CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Nathan Ryan, Chair, District 8 Larry Anazia, District 1 Alexis Taylor, District 3 Preston Tom, District 5 Amy Noel, District 7 Vacant, Mayor’s Appointee CALL TO ORDER Kirsha Haverlah, Vice Chair, District 2 Vacant, District 4 Will Townsend, District 6 Ryan Kurtz, District 9 Kelsey Hitchingham, District 10 AGENDA PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Speakers signed up prior to July 19th 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 COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING on June 15, 2022. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS EMS pay recommendation draft Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular WORKING GROUP/COMMITTEE UPDATES (Discussion & possible action) 3. 4. City of Austin 2022-2023 budget from the Commissioners Update from Intercommission Committee representatives Update from EPC representative Alexis Taylor on the Joint Sustainability Commission a. Rain to River Presentation b. Zero Waste and Circular Economy Presentation c. Austin Regional Food Plan d. Fayette Power Plant Recommendation Update from Reproductive Health Working Group 5. WORKING GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS (Discussion & possible action) EPC commissioner survey results related to 2022 agenda focuses Report of recommendations by Joint Suitability Committee Report of recommendations for Joint Cultural Committee Creation of additional working groups if needed. 6. 7. 8. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 9. 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 Michelle Clemons at Economic Development Department, at (512.974.2713), for …

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REGULAR CALLED MEETING of the ECONOMIC PROSPERITY COMMISSION July 20, 2022, 6:30pm Austin City Hall, Boards and Commissions Room 1101 301 W. 2nd St. AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701 Some members of the BOARD/COMMISSION 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, July 19th, is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Michelle Clemons at (michelle.Clemons@AustinTexas.gov or 512.974.2713). CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Nathan Ryan, Chair, District 8 Larry Anazia, District 1 Alexis Taylor, District 3 Preston Tom, District 5 Amy Noel, District 7 Vacant, Mayor’s Appointee CALL TO ORDER Kirsha Haverlah, Vice Chair, District 2 Vacant, District 4 Will Townsend, District 6 Ryan Kurtz, District 9 Kelsey Hitchingham, District 10 AGENDA PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Speakers signed up prior to July 19th 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 COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING on June 15, 2022. 1. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. No staff briefings DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular EMS pay recommendation draft 3. WORKING GROUP/COMMITTEE UPDATES (Discussion & possible action) 4. 5. City of Austin 2022-2023 budget from the Commissioners Update from Intercommission Committee representatives Update from EPC representative Alexis Taylor on the Joint Sustainability Commission a. Rain to River Presentation b. Zero Waste and Circular Economy Presentation c. Austin Regional Food Plan d. Fayette Power Plant Recommendation Update from Reproductive Health Working Group 6. WORKING GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS (Discussion & possible action) EPC commissioner survey results related to 2022 agenda focuses Report of recommendations by Joint Suitability Committee Report of recommendations for Joint Cultural Committee Creation of additional working groups if needed. 7. 8. 9. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 10. 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 Michelle Clemons at …

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Economic Prosperity Commission June 15, 2022, 6:30pm Austin City Hall, Boards and Commissions Room 1101 Some members of the COMMISSION 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 please contact Michelle Clemons, michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov , 512-974- 2713 or Nydia Castillo, Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov, 512-974-6452. AGENDA CALL TO ORDER 1. OPENING REMARKS: Introduction of members and staff liaison Commissioners: Rachel Green- Mayor’s Appointee, Larry Anazia - District 1; Kirsha Haverlah District 2, Alexis Taylor -District 3, Vacant- District 4, Preston Tom- District 5, Will Townsend- District 6, Amy Noel- District 7, Nathan Ryan- District 8, Vacant- District 9, Kelsey Hitchingham -District 10. Staff: Michelle Clemons, Nydia Castillo PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES from May 2022 Meeting a. Discussion and possible actions related to 2022 agenda focuses, including City of 2. OLD BUSINESS Austin budget 3. NEW BUSINESS b. Resiliency Concerns: Discussion and possible action on Jobs Infrastructure and Local inflation c. Discussion and Presentations from on working group report findings i. Intercommission Working Group Report ii Joint Sustainability Commission Member Report iii. Reproductive health working group 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 Michelle Clemons at Economic Development Department, at (512-974-2713), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Economic Prosperity Commission, please contact Michelle Clemons at (Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov or 512-974-2713).

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Economic Prosperity Commission May 18, 2022 at 6:30 pm VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING Minutes CALL TO ORDER 1) Call to Order 6:41 pm Introduction of members and staff liaison a) Attendance: Larry Anazia - District 1; Kirsha Haverlah – District 2, Alexis Taylor – District 3; Preston Tom- District -5, Will Townsend-Distract 6; Amy Noel- District 7;- Nathan Ryan- District 8; Kelsey Hitchingham -District 10 b) Absent:, Vacant- District 4; Rachel Green – Mayor’s Appointee, Vacant- District 9 c) Staff in Attendance: Sylnovia Holt-Rabb, Michelle Clemons, and Nydia Castillo 2) OLD BUSINESS a) Approved minutes from August 2021 meeting with no changes,1st by Commissioner Kirsha Haverlah,2nd by Commissioner Amy Noel b) Discussion agenda item 2b. City of Austin Covid-19 relief programs, Community Navigators. i) Green Jobs, quality and make up of jobs for relief programs, Small business needs study ii) Missing middle jobs Workforce Solutions iii) Salary transparency iv) Research on upskilling and reskilling v) Living wage for Austin c) No Citizen communication 3) NEW BUSINESS a) Chair and Vice Chair elections. Commission elected Nathan Ryan- District 8 to be Chair. 1st by Commissioner Larry Anazia, 2nd by Commissioner Amy Noel, passes 8-0, Kirsha Haverlah – District 2 to be Vice Chair, 1st by Commissioner Nathan Ryan, 2nd by Commissioner Amy Noel, passes 8-0. b) Agenda item 3b: Discussion and possible recommendation women’s healthcare. i) Creation of working group for reproductive healthcare: Commissioners: Chair: Kelsey Hitchingham, members: Alexis Taylor, Amy Noel, Kirsha Haverlah, and Preston Tom. ii) Commission selected Alexis Taylor to be the Economic Prosperity Commission’s representative for the Joint Sustainability Committee, and Kelsey Hitchingham as an alternate. 1st by Commissioner Alexis Taylor, 2nd by Commissioner Amy Noel. Passes 8-0. ADJOURNMENT Commissioner Amy Noel. a) Meeting was adjourned at 8:34 pm. 1st by Commissioner Nathan Ryan, 2nd by 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 Michelle Clemons at the Economic Development Department, at (512) (974-2713), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Economic Prosperity Commission, please contact Michelle Clemons at (Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov ) or (512-974-2713).

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Economic Prosperity Commission REGULAR CALLED MEETING MINUTES Wednesday, June 15, 2022 The Economic Prosperity Commission convened in a REGULAR CALLED meeting on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at 301 W 2nd St., Austin, Texas. Chair Nathan Ryan called the Economic Prosperity Commission Meeting to order at 6:39p.m. Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance: Chair Nathan Ryan, Vice Chair Kirsha Haverlah Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance Remotely: Larry Anazia, Alexis Taylor, Preston Tom, Will Townsend, Amy Noel, Kelsey Hitchingham. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL No speakers registered to speak. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. 5. 6. Approve the minutes of the Economic Prosperity Commission Regular Meeting on May 18, 2022. The minutes from the meeting of 5/8/2022 were approved on Preston Tom’s motion, Kirsha Haverlah second vote. DISCUSSION ITEMS 2. Discussion of agenda topics for the remainder of the 2022 year. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 3. Creation of the Budget working group. The motion to approve of creative of Budget Working Group was approved on Kirsha Haverlah motion, Preston Tom second on a vote. WORKING GROUP/COMMITTEE UPDATES 4. Update from by Commissioner Amy Noel, recommendation for the Joint Cultural Committee Update from Commissioner Alexis Taylor for the Joint Sustainability Committee Update from Commissioner Kelsey Hitchingham on the reproductive health working group. 1 WORKING GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS 7. Commission working on Joint Cultural Committee recommendation. recommendation was given by Amy Noel Chair Nathan Ryan adjourned the meeting at 8:01 p.m. without objection. 2

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June 13, 2022

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Economic Prosperity Commission Community Interest Announcement Austin/Travis County Family Violence Task Force Reproductive Rights/Coercion Monday June 13,2022 This will be a virtual meeting. Please email Krisha.Haverlah@traviscountytx.gov A quorum may be present. No official business will take place. For information please contact: Krisha.Haverlah@traviscountytx.gov

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Economic Prosperity Commission May 18, 2022, 6:30pm 4815 Mueller Blvd. Shudde Fathe Assembly Room first floor Austin, Texas 78723 Some members of the COMMISSION 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 please contact Michelle Clemons, michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov , 512-974- 2713 or Nydia Castillo, Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov, 512-974-6452. AGENDA CALL TO ORDER 1. OPENING REMARKS: Introduction of members and staff liaison Commissioners: Rachel Green- Mayor’s Appointee, Larry Anazia - District 1; Kirsha Haverlah District 2, Alexis Taylor -District 3, Vacant- District 4, Preston Tom- District 5, Will Townsend- District 6, Amy Noel- District 7, Nathan Ryan- District 8, Vacant- District 9, Kelsey Hitchingham -District 10. Staff: Michelle Clemons, Nydia Castillo PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES from August 2021 Meeting 2. OLD BUSINESS a. Continued Discussion and Action on prior council action regarding City of Austin Relief COVID-19 Programs b. Quarterly Objectives & InterCommission Working Group Objectives i. Participants: Veteran’s Affairs Music, Art, Economic Prosperity Commission 3. NEW BUSINESS a. Chair and Vice Chair elections. b. Resiliency Concerns: Jobs Infrastructure and Local inflation c. Reports: i. Working Group Report ii. Intercommission Working Group Report iii. Joint Sustainability Commission Member Report 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 Michelle Clemons at Economic Development Department, at (512-974-2713), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Economic Prosperity Commission, please contact Michelle Clemons at (Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov or 512-974-2713).

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Economic Prosperity Commission April 20, 2022 6:30pm City Hall - Boards and Commission Room 1101 Austin, Texas 78701 Some members of the COMMISSION 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 please contact Michelle Clemons, michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov , 512-974- 2713 or Nydia Castillo, Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov, 512-974-6452. AGENDA CALL TO ORDER 1. OPENING REMARKS: Introduction of members and staff liaison Commissioners: Rachel Green- Mayor’s Appointee, Larry Anazia - District 1; Kirsha Haverlah District 2, Alexis Taylor -District 3, Vacant- District 4, Preston Tom- District 5, Will Townsend- District 6, Amy Noel- District 7, Nathan Ryan- District 8, Vacant- District 9, Kelsey Hitchingham -District 10. Staff: Michelle Clemons, Nydia Castillo PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES from August 2021 Meeting 2. OLD BUSINESS a. Continued Discussion and Action on prior council action regarding City of Austin Relief COVID-19 Programs b. Quarterly Objectives & InterCommission Working Group Objectives i. Participants: Veteran’s Affairs Music, Art, Economic Prosperity Commission 3. NEW BUSINESS a. Commission Chair and Co-Chair Elections b. Resiliency Concerns: Jobs Infrastructure and Local inflation c. Reports: i. Working Group Report ii. Intercommission Working Group Report iii. Joint Sustainability Commission Member Report 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 Michelle Clemons at Economic Development Department, at (512-974-2713), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Economic Prosperity Commission, please contact Michelle Clemons at (Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov or 512-974-2713).

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Economic Prosperity Commission February 16, 2022 6:00 pm City of Austin Permitting and Development Center 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr. Austin, TX 78752 PDC Room 1406 Event Center Some members of the COMMISSION 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 please contact Michelle Clemons, michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov , 512-974- 2713 or Nydia Castillo, Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov, 512-974-6452. AGENDA CALL TO ORDER 1. OPENING REMARKS: Introduction of members and staff liaison Commissioners: Rachel Green- Mayor’s Appointee, Larry Anazia - District 1; Kirsha Haverlah District 2, Alexis Taylor -District 3, Vacant- District 4, Preston Tom- District 5, Will Townsend- District 6, Amy Noel- District 7, Nathan Ryan- District 8, Vacant- District 9, Kelsey Hitchingham -District 10. Staff: Michelle Clemons, Nydia Castillo CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES from August 2021 Meeting 2. OLD BUSINESS a. Continued Discussion and Action on prior council action regarding City of Austin Relief COVID-19 Programs b. Quarterly Objectives & InterCommission Working Group Objectives i. Participants: Veteran’s Affairs Music, Art, Economic Prosperity Commission c. 2021 Budget Discussion i. 2021 Key Focus Areas d. Discussion and Action on items for Council Meeting on May 6, 2021 3. NEW BUSINESS a. Budget recommendations for FY 23 b. Reports i. Working Group Report ii. Intercommission Working Group Report iii. Joint Sustainability Commission Member Report c. Discussion and Action on Council Agenda items from Oct 14 & Oct 21 Meetings i. Land Use, and Urban Renewal planning developments for the East 11th Sample Documentation http://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=362523 and 12th Streets 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 Michelle Clemons at Economic Development Department, at (512-974-2713), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Economic Prosperity Commission, please contact Michelle Clemons at (Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov or 512-974-2713).

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Economic Prosperity Commission November 17, 2021 6:00 pm City of Austin Permitting and Development Center 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr. Austin, TX 78752 PDC Room 1405 Event Center CALL TO ORDER AGENDA 1. OPENING REMARKS: Introduction of members and staff liaison Commissioners: : Rachel Green- Mayor’s Appointee, Larry Anazia - District 1; Kirsha Haverlah District 2, Alexis Taylor -District 3, Vacant- District 4, Preston Tom- District 5, Will Townsend- District 6, Amy Noel- District 7, Nathan Ryan- District 8, Vacant- District 9, Kelsey Hitchingham -District 10. Staff: Michelle Clemons, Nydia Castillo CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES from August 2021 Meeting 2. OLD BUSINESS a. Continued Discussion and Action on prior council action regarding City of Austin Relief COVID-19 Programs b. Quarterly Objectives & InterCommission Working Group Objectives i. Participants: Veteran’s Affairs Music, Art, Economic Prosperity Commission c. 2021 Budget Discussion i. 2021 Key Focus Areas d. Discussion and Action on items for Council Meeting on May 6, 2021 3. NEW BUSINESS a. Reports i. Working Group Report ii. Intercommission Working Group Report iii. Joint Sustainability Commission Member Report b. Discussion and Action on Council Agenda items from Oct 14 & Oct 21 Meetings i. Land Use, and Urban Renewal planning developments for the East 11th and 12th Streets Sample Documentation http://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=362523 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 Michelle Clemons at Economic Development Department, at (512-974-2713), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Economic Prosperity Commission, please contact Michelle Clemons at (Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov or 512-974-2713).

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Economic Prosperity Commission October 20, 2021 6:30pm Bluebonnet Training Room 2 5202 E Ben White Blvd., Austin, TX 78741 CALL TO ORDER AGENDA 1. OPENING REMARKS: Introduction of members and staff liaison Commissioners: : Rachel Green- Mayor’s Appointee, Larry Anazia - District 1; Kirsha Haverlah District 2, Alexis Taylor -District 3, Vacant- District 4, Preston Tom- District 5, Will Townsend- District 6, Amy Noel- District 7, Nathan Ryan- District 8, Vacant- District 9, Kelsey Hitchingham -District 10. Staff: Michelle Clemons, Nydia Castillo CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES from August 2021 Meeting 2. OLD BUSINESS a. Continued Discussion and Action on prior council action regarding City of Austin Relief COVID-19 Programs b. Quarterly Objectives & InterCommission Working Group Objectives i. Participants: Veteran’s Affairs Music, Art, Economic Prosperity Commission c. 2021 Budget Discussion i. 2021 Key Focus Areas d. Discussion and Action on items for Council Meeting on May 6, 2021 3. NEW BUSINESS a. Reports i. Working Group Report ii. Intercommission Working Group Report iii. Joint Sustainability Commission Member Report b. Discussion and Action on Council Agenda items from Oct 14 & Oct 21 Meetings i. Land Use, and Urban Renewal planning developments for the East 11th and 12th Streets Sample Documentation http://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=362523 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 Michelle Clemons at Economic Development Department, at (512-974-2713), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Economic Prosperity Commission, please contact Michelle Clemons at (Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov or 512-974-2713).

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Versión en español a continuación. Special Called meeting Economic Prosperity Commission to be held August 30, 2021, at 5:30 pm with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (August 29, 2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the Economic Prosperity Commission Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at Michelle Clemons at 512-974-2713 michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov or Nydia Castillo at 512-974-6452 Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). •Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov by noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Reunión del Economic Prosperity Commission FECHA de la reunion 30 de Agosto, 5:30 pm La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (29 de Agosto antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en Michelle Clemons at 512-974-2713 michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov or Nydia Castillo at 512-974-6452 Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe …

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Economic Prosperity Commission August 30, 2021 at 5:30 pm VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amy Noel, Chair – District 7 Vice Chair – Nathan Ryan District 8 Commissioners: Rachel Green- Mayor’s Appointee, Larry Anazia - District 1; Kirsha Haverlah- District 2, Alexis Taylor -District 3, Ivanna Neri- District 4, Preston Tom- District 5, Will Townsend- District 6, Nathan Ryan- District 8, Vacant- District 9, Kelsey Hitchingham -District 10. Addendum 3 NEW BUSINESS c. Presentation by Cathy McHorse from United Way for Greater Austin 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 Michelle Clemons or Nydia Castillo at Economic Development Department, at at (Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov Nydia.Castillo@austintexas.gov / 512-974-6452 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Economic Prosperity Commission, please contact Board Liaison’s Michelle Clemons or Nydia Castillo at Economic Development Department, at (Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov at Nydia.Castillo@austintexas.gov / 512-974-6452. 512-974-2713 512-974-2713 Castillo Castillo Nydia Nydia or or / /

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“By laying the crucial groundwork for tomorrow’s workforce and promoting a strong workforce today, high- quality childcare provides a powerful two-generation approach to building the human capital that a prosperous and sustainable America requires.” U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation: Workforce of Today; Workforce of Tomorrow 0 Welcome Cathy McHorse, VP of Success by Six (SX6), United Way for Greater Austin City of Austin Early Childhood Council, Chair cathy.mchorse@uwatx.org Early experiences form brain architecture. 2Source: North Carolina Family Forward In Austin/Travis County Healthy Beginnings Child Care in Austin is Broken • Families who need childcare cannot afford it. Tuitions equivalent to College; Highest • Demand > Supply expense for families behind housing • Costs and Personnel: • Real estate market squeezing costs for facilities (rent/mortgage) • Wages do not attract and retain quality employees. • $8.50 to $16.86 per hour • 56% receive public income supports • Lack of accessible and affordable childcare is a barrier to the creation of middle-skill employment in Austin . Among the nonworking poor with young children, 70% cite lack of child care as a key reason they are not in the workforce. 5 All Child Care is NOT equal Quality is determined by both measures of structure and process • Structure: Group size, teacher : student ratio Texas Ratio Quality Texas Group Max Quality Group Max 2 year olds 1:11 3 or 4 year olds 1:18 1:6 1:10 2:22 2:35 2:12 2:20 • Process: Teacher qualifications, curriculum, quality of student/teacher interactions o Texas allows HS Education and 24 hours of preservice training • Texas Licensing Standards: Ranks 45/50 in the US in measures of child care quality Strong positive impact on development and later school success Low Quality High Quality Behaviors that are protective responses but have a negative impact on development and later school success 6 Texas Data: Share of Children under age 6 in families with NTH-working parents • • • • • • • 39% of all children 48% families with low incomes (under 200 percent of FPL) 51% families of Black children 42% families of Latino children 31% families of White children 53% families with parents with HS education or less 64% of families with a single working parent In ATX: Weekend Care: 1 drop in center; 3 licensed homes, 6 registered homes (4 accept subsidy); 6 listed homes Nighttime Care: 1 drop in center, 3 registered homes (2 accept subsidy) …

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Versión en español a continuación. Special Called meeting Economic Prosperity Commission to be held July 28, 2021 at 5:30 pm with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (July 27, 2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the Economic Prosperity Commission Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at Michelle Clemons at 512-974-2713 michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov or Nydia Castillo at 512-974-6452 Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). •Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov by noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Reunión del Economic Prosperity Commission FECHA de la reunion 28 de Julio, 5:30 pm La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (27 de Julio antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en Michelle Clemons at 512-974-2713 michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov or Nydia Castillo at 512-974-6452 Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe …

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Versión en español a continuación. Special Called meeting Economic Prosperity Commission to be held May 27, 2021 at 5:30 pm with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (May 26, 2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the Economic Prosperity Commission Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at Michelle Clemons at 512-974-2713 michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov or Nydia Castillo at 512-974-6452 Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). •Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to Michelle.Clemons@austintexas.gov by noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Reunión del Economic Prosperity Commission FECHA de la reunion 27 de Mayo, 5:30 pm La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (26 de Mayo antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en Michelle Clemons at 512-974-2713 michelle.clemons@austintexas.gov or Nydia Castillo at 512-974-6452 Nydia.castillo@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe …

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