Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory CommissionDec. 6, 2022

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SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2022 AT 5:30 PM PERMITTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DR, AUSTIN, TX 78752 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 Maria C. Solis, District 5 Felicia Peña, Mayor Sandy Ramirez, District 6 Ivanna Neri, District 4 Vacant – District 9 AGENDA 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 October 25, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. Staff briefing on the Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (ETOD) Policy Plan. Presented by Shanisha Johnson, Housing and Planning Department. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 3. Discussion and possible action related to upcoming budget townhalls WORKING GROUP UPDATES, DISCUSSION, AND ACTION ITEMS 4. Health Work Group (Commissioner Garay) – related to COVID-19, monkeypox, and other critical public health issues, such as environmental health issues and resilience hubs. 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 planning for FY23-24 8. Education and Youth Mental Health Work Group (Chair Afifi and Vice-Chair Vigil) –related to the upcoming legislative session and racial disparities within school system. 9. Reimagining Public Safety Work Group (Chair Afifi, Commissioners Peña and Garay) – related to Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (ETOD) Policy Plan that will be on City Council agenda on December 8 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 planning for quality of life study process with other Commissions 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