Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory CommissionJuly 26, 2022

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2022 AT 5:30 PM AUSTIN CITY HALL – BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ROOM 1101 301 W 2ND St, AUSTIN, TX 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 by telephone. To register to speak remotely: Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512-974-9107. The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on if applicable, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, District 2, Chair Sharon Vigil, District 7, Vice-Chair Ricardo Garay, District 3 Jesus Perales, District 8 Daniela Silva, District 1 Dulce Castañeda, District 10 AGENDA Maria C. Solis, District 5 Felicia Peña, Mayor Sandy Ramirez, District 6 Ivanna Neri, District 4 District 9 - Vacant CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Each speaker will have three minutes to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. Speakers wishing to address an agenda item will have the chance to do so when the agenda item is called. APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission regular meeting held on June 28, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. Staff briefing regarding key findings and recommendations from Small and Minority Business Resources’ Disparity Report. Presented by Edward Campos, Director. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 3. Presentation by representatives from Tesla and discussion and possible action regarding workforce equity, infrastructure needs, community partnerships, and environmental justice. Presenters include Walt Gonzalez, Brooke Kintz, Teresa Grant, and Logan Grant. WORKING GROUP UPDATES, DISCUSSION, AND ACTION ITEMS 4. Health Work Group (Commissioner Garay) – related to COVID-19 5. Representatives to Joint Inclusion Committee (Chair Afifi and Vice-Chair Vigil) - related to latest JIC discussion and activity 6. Representatives to Commission on Seniors (Commissioner Solis) – related to issues relevant to older adults in the Hispanic/Latino community 7. Budget and Policy Priorities Work Group (Chair Afifi, Vice-Chair Vigil, & Commissioners Peña, Silva, and Perales) – related to the City Manager’s draft budget released on July 15. 8. Education and Youth Mental Health Work Group (Chair Afifi and Vice-Chair Vigil) – related to the upcoming legislative session 9. Reimagining Public Safety Work Group (Chair Afifi, Commissioners Peña and Garay) – report of recommendation on Cap Metro’s fare capping programs 10. Arts and Culture Work Group (Chair Afifi) – related to arts and culture initiatives impacting the Latinx community 11. Strategic Initiatives and HLQOL Report (Vice-Chair Vigil, Chair Afifi, and Commissioners Garay, Perales, and Solis) – related to proposed funding for quality of life reports in FY22-23 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 Amanda Jasso at City of Austin Equity Office at 512-974-9107 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission please contact Amanda Jasso at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov