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April 10, 2020

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Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission Special Meeting of the “Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Advisory Commission” April 10, 2020 @ 3pm Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Advisory Commission to be held April 10, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in‐person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (April 9, 2020 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the April 10, 2020 at the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Advisory Commission Meeting, residents must: • Call or email the board liaison at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov or 512‐974‐9107 no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. • Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. • Speakers must call in at least 30 minutes prior to meeting start 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 Amanda.Jasso@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. Residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch‐atxn‐live 1 | P a g e Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE Friday, April 10, 2020 at 3pm VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING http://www.austintexas.gov/page /watch-atxn-live Jovita J. Flay Felicia Peña Ricardo Garay Lourdes Zuniga Sharon Vigil AGENDA CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Diana Salas Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia Maria C. Solis CALL TO ORDER RULES OF ORDER 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 3. NEW BUSINESS 1. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON SUSPENSION OF ROBERT’S a. Consider Approval of March 10 meeting minutes a. Discussion and possible action regarding COVID-19 and resources needed for the Latinx and Hispanic community. b. Discussion and possible action regarding FY2020-2021 budget recommendations 4. STAFF BRIEFING a. Introduction of Rocío Villalobos, Immigrant Affairs Coordinator, Equity Office ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is …

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April 10, 2020

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20200410-003a: Recommendation for Mobile Testing and Social Services original pdf

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission Recommendation Number: 20200410‐003a ‐ COVID‐19 Equity in Food and Testing WHEREAS, early COVID‐19 data around the nation indicates that the coronavirus is disproportionally impacting Latino/Hispanic and African Americans; and WHEREAS, Latino/Hispanic and African American populations are often on the front lines of exposure to the pandemic and less likely to have health insurance and access to transportation, which complicates the ability to seek treatment for illnesses; and WHEREAS, mass loss of employment and financial strain has worsened food and resource insecurity and increased the urgent need for food resources. WHEREAS, the Austin community values equity and ensuring that all our vulnerable communities are protected and sufficiently served NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission urges the Austin City Council to ensure equitable testing of COVID‐19 Austin prioritizing the Eastern Crescent by restricting and tailoring funds to specifically service these areas. Equitable testing includes geographic equity in location of testing sites, the use of community health workers to conduct mobile testing and contact tracing, distribution of personal protective equipment to community health workers and other frontline staff, and equitable services in care and recovery from COVID‐19. All testing and treatment should incorporate racial and ethnic data collection. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Commission urges the Austin City Council to ensure equitable access to mobile social service and food distribution sites prioritizing the Eastern Crescent by restricting and tailoring funds to specifically service these areas. In the interest of equity as well as public health, food distribution should be decentralized through the use of neighborhood centers and other methods of mobile distribution opposed to just the Central Texas Food Bank and current existing methods. In order to achieve this, the City of Austin should look to receive recommendations on processes and locations from the Social Services Branch of the Emergency Operations Center and local community groups. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that these funds should not come out of the $15M RISE fund. Date of Approval: April 10, 2020 Record of the vote: (I.e. Unanimous on a 7‐0 vote, 1 abstained – Commissioner Sharon Vigil). Attest: (Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Staff Liaison)

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April 10, 2020

20200410-3a: Small & Minority Business Aid original pdf

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission Recommendation Number: (20200410‐3a): COVID‐19 Minority Small Business Aid WHEREAS, immigrant‐owned businesses in 2019 employed 8 million Americans; and WHEREAS, about 3.2 million immigrants ran their own businesses, making up one in every five entrepreneurs in the country; and WHEREAS, in Texas in 2018 there were: 389,455 immigrant entrepreneurs and 635,942 employees at immigrant‐owned firms; and WHEREAS, in the Austin Metro Area in 2017 we had 25,037 immigrant entrepreneurs; and WHEREAS, local small businesses continue to shape and influence the local economic landscape of our city. Unlike other businesses, many local small Latino minority/women‐owned businesses continue to face market and financial barriers and discrimination. People of color continue to earn less than their white counterparts and are routinely subjected to predatory lending and higher interest rates, which impairs their ability to raise traditional capital and financing. Much of these disparities are documented in previous City of Austin disparity study reports; and WHEREAS, to date, there are gaps in the proposed loan programs recommended by the City that do not serve/support many Latino own businesses and/or our immigrant owned businesses; and WHEREAS, the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission’s purpose is to advise the City of Austin on Latino/Hispanic American quality of life; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission requests that Austin City Council: 1. Expand scopes of work, tasks and deliverables with existing service provider contracts with Trade Associations and Chambers in an effort to expand the City’s efforts to support local small businesses, enhance communications, outreach and resources including, but not limited to the following: ● Expand and provide additional bilingual technical support and advocacy to local small firms to address and resolve potential procurement, contract and/or payment resolutions with Prime contractors and/or the City of Austin; and ● Expand and provide bilingual technical assistance, consultation and support to local small, minority owned construction/consulting firms interested in seeking and submitting SBA loan requests; and ● Expand and provide additional bilingual outreach and communications to local, small firms access City/Community information, resources during the COVID‐19 pandemic to support their businesses; and ● Apply an across the board flat contract increase to all services providers; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: ● Allow for the electronic submission of invoicing and fast track payments; and ● Fast track payment on invoicing for all consultants/contractors working on …

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March 10, 2020

Agenda original pdf

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Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Diana Salas Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia Maria C. Solis Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6:00pm City Hall Room 1029 301 W 2nd St, Austin, Texas 78701 AGENDA Jovita J. Flay Felicia Peña Ricardo Garay Lourdes Zuniga Sharon Vigil Citizens wishing to speak on agenda and non-agenda related items must sign up at least ten minutes before the meeting is called to order. Citizens may speak on non-agenda items under the Citizens Communications section of the agenda. Citizens may speak on an agenda related item after a presentation on the item has been made. Citizens may not speak after City staff presentations. Speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. Boards and Commissions follow the same rules as City Council meetings. CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON SUSPENSION OF ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 3. NEW BUSINESS a. Consider Approval of February 25 meeting minutes a. Discussion and possible action regarding FY2020-2021 budget recommendations ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. 1 | P a g e Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 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 two days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Amanda Jasso at (512) 974-9107 or via email at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov 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 (512)974-9107 or Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov. 2 | P a g e

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Feb. 25, 2020

Agenda original pdf

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Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6:30pm City Hall Room 1029 301 W 2nd St, Austin, Texas 78701 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Diana Salas Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia Maria C. Solis AGENDA Jovita J. Flay Felicia Peña Ricardo Garay Lourdes Zuniga Sharon Vigil Citizens wishing to speak on agenda and non-agenda related items must sign up at least ten minutes before the meeting is called to order. Citizens may speak on non-agenda items under the Citizens Communications section of the agenda. Citizens may speak on an agenda related item after a presentation on the item has been made. Citizens may not speak after City staff presentations. Speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. Boards and Commissions follow the same rules as City Council meetings. CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. MOTION TO SUSPEND ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Consider Approval of December 17 and January 25 meeting minutes 3. COMMUNITY PRESENTATIONS Discussion and Possible Action: a. Land Development Code Re-write and Equity – Susana Almanza, PODER b. Census 2020 and Latinx communities – Mariana Salazar, Project Director, United c. Immigration Legal Services – Lora Petty, Development Coordinator, American Way for Greater Austin Gateways 1 | P a g e Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 4. STAFF PRESENTATIONS Discussion and Possible Action: a. Waller Creek/Palm District Planning Initiative – Aaron Jenkins, Principal Planner, Planning and Zoning Department b. Analysis of APD Racial Profiling Data joint report and new Community Police Review Commission – Maya Guevara, Community Engagement Specialist, Office of Police Oversight 5. OLD BUSINESS Report and discussion regarding working groups and commissioners’ assignments: a. Economic Development and Access to Affordable Housing work group (Vice- Chair Erazo, Commissioners Zuniga and Garcia) b. Health work group (Commissioner Garay) c. Representatives to Joint Inclusion Committee (Commissioners Solis and Afifi) d. Representatives to Commission on Seniors (Commissioner Solis) e. Budget and Policy Priorities work group (Chair Afifi, Vice-Chair Erazo, Commissioners Solis, Zuniga, and Flay) f. Representatives to MACC board and business (Vice-Chair Erazo) g. Education work group (Chair Afifi, Commissioners Zuniga and Garcia) a. Discussion and possible action regarding 2020 budget recommendations and b. Discussion and …

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Feb. 25, 2020

East Riverside Corridor Plan - Susana Almanza original pdf

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Zoning and land use planning have been described by some scholars as not only as a root enabling cause of disproportionate injustice, but also the most burdens and environmental fundamental and potentially most powerful of the legal weapons deployed in the cause of racism. The history of land use planning and zoning in Austin helps to explain how the unequal distribution of economic and environmental burdens has occurred, and why these historical patterns have been the source of many injustices that confront people of color and/or low- income communities in East Austin. Zoning/Planning 1928 City of Austin “Yes Master Plan” relocated African American and Mexican population along with industries to East Austin 1990 City of Austin Smart Growth Initiative designates East Austin Desired as Development Zone the Most of Austin’s gentrification is the consequence of the city’s segregation, first through separate-but-equal city plans, the twenty-seven Jim Crow laws passed in the Texas, the public housing legislation and also through the disenfranchisement of people of color voice in city and state politics. Both the University of Texas and the Austin Independent School District fought against integration. Heman Sweatt, Texas law school, Austin, 1950. Prints and Photographs Collection, Heman Sweatt file, CAH; CN 00323B. Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Sweatt won admission to the University of Texas law school as a result of Sweatt v. Painter, which went to the United States Supreme Court. East Riverside Corridor Master Plan Produces White In-Migration Growth Report September 2019 Riverside/Oltorf Combined Plan East Area City Council adopted East Riverside Corridor Master Plan as if the corridor was vacant of human life. Over 1,700 low-income & working poor, mostly people of color, have been displaced to make room for new higher density, and higher-income wage earners. ERC Subdistricts; Corridor Mix Use - Brown Industrial Mixed Use- Bluish Green Urban Residential – Light Purple Neighborhood Residential- Light Blue Displaced residents from E. Riverside Drive Corridor request more time to relocate. ERC experienced growth of White population , one block area increased by 490%. Area around Oracle Campus saw White population growth of 183%. Your text here Latino population declined from 64% to -56% in 2017. 12 Blocks had negative changes. No areas with over 100% change. In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s it was still taboo for Whites to live east of highway 35. Before the adoption of the East Riverside Corridor Plan, many of …

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Feb. 25, 2020

Office of Police Oversight - Racial Profiling Report original pdf

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Analysis of APD Racial Profiling Data & Community Police Review Commission Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Advisory Commission Maya Guevara, Community Engagement Specialist- Office of Police Oversight Maya.Guevara@austintexas.gov February 25, 2020 Website: ATXPoliceOversight.org Phone: (512) 972-2OPO or (512) 972-2676 ATXPoliceOversight ATX_OPO Joint Report: Analysis of APD’s Racial Profiling Data Report Overview • The Office of Police Oversight, the Office of Innovation, and the Equity Office reviewed Austin Police Department (APD) data of motor vehicle stops from 2015- 2018. This report was developed in order to align with the City of Austin’s Strategic Direction 2023 (SD23). • This report utilizes census voting age population data to examine how outcomes of police action vary for people of different racial/ethnic groups. SD23: Fair Administrative of Justice Develop and act on recommendations to ensure that all community members are treated fairly and equitably in the enforcement of laws and the adult and juvenile justice systems, whether they are defendants or victims of crime. Racial Disparity 2018 ― Black/African Americans are the most overrepresented group in motor vehicle stops, making up 15% of stops, 25% of arrests resulting from stops, but only 8% of Austin’s adult population ― Hispanic/ Latinos make up 33% of motor vehicle stops, 43% of arrests resulting from stops, but make up 31% of Austin’s adult population Chart 1: Disproportionality by race/ethnicity of all motor vehicle stops trend (2015-2018 Motor Vehicle Stops by Race/Ethnicity versus 2010 City of Austin Voting Age Population) APD Race Known Analysis ―Data from 2015-2018 shows that Black/African Americans are disproportionately overrepresented in cases when their race is known by officers before the stop compared to cases when their race is not known before the stop. Table 3: Racial Disparities between High and Low Discretion Searches (2018 APD Proportions of High Versus Low Discretion Searches by Race for Field Observations, Warnings, Arrests, and Citations (percentage and raw numbers) Additional Analysis ― Commuting habits cannot explain the disproportional representation of Black/African Americans in motor vehicle stops. • Commuting habits are similar across race ― The share of Black/African Americans is lower in the metro region than in Austin • The share of the metro region population does not explain the overrepresentation in APD’s motor vehicle stops Geographic Analysis Recommendations The report outlines a list of recommendations for APD where disparities exist: ― Acknowledgement ― Accountability ▪ A call for APD to acknowledge the existence and worsening of racial disparities …

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Palm District Planning Initiative original pdf

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Palm District Planning Initiative Briefing to Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission February 25, 2020 1 Photo: Waller Creek Conservancy Presentation Overview • Background • Study Area • Purpose and Scope • Project Team • Timeline • Next Steps and Discussion Work Plan: http://www.austintexas.gov/edims/pio/document.cfm?id=329271 2 Background Resolution 20190523-029 • Palm School Negotiations • Rainey Street District Fund • Fifth Street Mexican American Heritage Corridor • Convention Center Expansion • District Planning Process • Improved Connectivity 3 Background Planning History Waller Creek Master Plan (2010) Downtown Austin Plan (2011) Imagine Austin (2012) Waller Creek Design Plan (2012) Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life (2013) Downtown Austin Wayfinding Master Plan (2013) Convention Center Master Plan (2015) ESB-MACC Master Plan (2018) Project Connect Vision (2019) Brush Square Master Plan (2019) UT Analysis of Convention Center Expansion (2019) Austin Core Transportation Plan, including Rainey (Underway) • • • • • • • • • • • • ….and more 4 Study Area Planning process will engage areas beyond the boundary, and additional planning activities could occur outside of the proposed boundary (e.g. the resolution references connectivity across IH-35) 5 Purpose Engage stakeholders to develop a comprehensive, focused small area plan for an area of downtown Austin that includes Palm School, Palm Park, Waller Creek, the Red River Cultural District, the Convention Center, and the proposed 5th Street Mexican American Heritage Corridor. 6 Scope Engage stakeholders Support coordination of related initiatives Involve design professionals through AIA R/UDAT • • Understand existing conditions • • • Amend Waller Creek District Master Plan • Amend Downtown Austin Plan • Amend Land Development Code 7 Project Team Project Leadership: • J. Rodney Gonzales, Assistant City Manager Executive Lead • • Stevie Greathouse, Planning and Zoning Project Lead Jorge Rousselin, Planning and Zoning Urban Design Lead Project Support: • • • • PAZ Urban Design Division PAZ Long Range Planning Division PAZ Historic Preservation Office Communications and Public Information Office Coordinating Departments: Convention Center • Economic Development • Real Estate • Austin Transportation • Parks and Recreation • • Watershed Protection • Office of Sustainability Downtown Austin Alliance Agency Partners • • Waterloo Greenway • • • UT School of Architecture Capital Metro AIA Austin Key Stakeholders • Travis County • Texas Department of Transportation • Preservation Austin • Visit Austin • Our Austin Story • The Trail Foundation • Travis County Historical Commission • The Greater Austin Chamber of …

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United Way of Greater Austin - 2020 Census original pdf

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Latinx Communities & the 2020 Census 02/25/2020 Hi Everyone! 2 Mariana Salazar 2020 Census Project Director United Way for Greater Austin mariana.salazar@uwatx.org 512.382.8606 Agenda ● United Way for Greater Austin and the 2020 Census ● Importance of Latinx communities + the 2020 Census ● Census basics: the 5 W’s and H ● Census protections in place ● Considerations when working with undocumented immigrants ● Calls for Action 3 United Way ATX & the Census Coordination in 5 Counties 2 4 3 Census Ambassador Trainings + 2-1-1 1 $400K to 17 Grantees Latinx Communities + the 2020 Census ● Diverse populations facing different barriers to participation ● Second largest demographic group in Austin, TX & the US Census Basics: 5 Ws + H What: Why: Survey with 10 questions to count everyone in the US Funding + Political Power + Good data When: March 12th - July 31, 2020 Who: Everyone counts! Where: Residence + Group Quarters + Service & Transitory How: Online + Phone + Mail + Visit from Census Worker 6 The Census WILL NOT ask: • About immigration or citizenship • Your Social Security Number • Your bank account, credit card numbers or donations If you suspect fraud, call 800-923-8282 to speak with a Census Bureau representative. 7 Census Protections in Place ● Census Bureau is not a law enforcement agency ○ It’s a statistical agency ○ They can not share individual data with the police, ICE, landlords or public benefit providers ● Your personal information is protected by law ○ Federal law keeps individual data confidential for 72 years ○ Census workers who break the confidentiality law have to pay a $250K fine or go to jail for 5 years 8 Considerations When Working with Undocumented Immigrants • Appropriate messaging needs to be hyper-localized with trusted voices • If fear is of concern, acknowledge it is understandable & reasonable ○ The law requires that we all respond, regardless of immigration status, just like we must also file taxes on US income and get a driver’s licenses ○ Responding to the census does not increase the odds that you will be found or tracked • Let’s not be counted out! 9 Calls for Action ➔ 2-1-1: Call this multilingual line available 24/7 for any census questions ➔ Become a Census Ambassador ◆ Attend a free, 2-hour workshop to learn how to promote participation ◆ Next trainings are on …

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Jan. 25, 2020

Agenda original pdf

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Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 11am South Austin Recreation Center 1100 Cumberland Road Austin, Texas 78704 Maria C. Solis Jovita J. Flay Felicia Peña Ricardo Garay Lourdes Zuniga AGENDA CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Diana Salas Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia CALL TO ORDER fiscal year budget 1. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION - Each speaker will have 3 minutes to speak 2. MOTION TO SUSPEND ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER 3. BUDGET BRIEFING – The Commission will receive a briefing on the 2020-2021 4. PUBLIC HEARING – Setting of priorities for future budget recommendations ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans 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 two days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Amanda Jasso at (512) 974-9107 or via email at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov 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 (512)974‐9107 or Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov. 1 | P a g e

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Approved Minutes original pdf

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Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 10:30am South Austin Recreation Center 1100 Cumberland Road Austin, Texas 78704 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Diana Salas Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia Maria C. Solis Jovita J. Flay Felicia Peña Ricardo Garay Lourdes Zuniga MINUTES CALL TO ORDER – Chair Afifi called to order at 10:30am Board Members in Attendance: Chair Amanda Afifi, Vice-Chair Erazo, Maria C. Solis, Lourdes Zuniga, Jovita Flay, Felicia Peña 1. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION 2. MOTION TO SUSPEND ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER a. Commissioner Solis moved to suspend Robert’s Rules of Order. Commissioner Zuniga seconded. Motion passed unanimously. 3. BUDGET BRIEFING – The Commission received a briefing on the 2020-2021 fiscal year budget from Ed VanEenoo, Chief Financial Officer 4. PUBLIC HEARING – Setting of priorities for future budget recommendations a. Marcela Lopez – Family Independence Initiative b. Ivanna Neri – Family Independence Initiative c. Susana Almanza – Community Development Corporations and the land development code d. Cathy McHorse – Success by 6 and early childhood e. Laura Olson – Go Austin Vamos Austin f. Jacqueline Angel – Commission on Seniors g. Laura Donnelly - Latinitas 1 | P a g e Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission h. John Gonzalez – dual language programming, land development code, tenants’ i. Lourdes Zuniga (not representing as a Commissioner) – Financial Literacy rights Coalition of Texas ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans 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 two days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Amanda Jasso at (512) 974-9107 or via email at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov 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 (512)974-9107 or Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov. 2 | P a g e

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Dec. 17, 2019

Agenda original pdf

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Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 1 | Page REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 6:30pm Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center 600 River Street Austin, Texas 78701 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Diana Salas Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia Maria C. Solis Jovita J. Flay Felicia Peña Ricardo Garay Lourdes Zuniga AGENDA Citizens wishing to speak on agenda and non-agenda related items must sign up at least ten minutes before the meeting is called to order. Citizens may speak on non-agenda items under the Citizens Communications section of the agenda. Citizens may speak on an agenda related item after a presentation on the item has been made. Citizens may not speak after City staff presentations. Speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. Boards and Commissions follow the same rules as City Council meetings. CALL TO ORDER 1. CITIZENS COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 2. MOTION TO SUSPEND ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Consider Approval of November 19 meeting minutes 4. COMMUNITY BRIEFING Discussion and Possible Action: a. SAFE – human trafficking and domestic abuse b. Workers Defense Project – protecting labor workers and local issues affecting the protection of workers c. Cathy McHorse, Vice President, Success by 6 – early childhood development Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 2 | Page 5. STAFF BRIEFING Discussion and Possible Action: a. None. 6. OLD BUSINESS Report and discussion regarding working groups and commissioners’ assignments: a. Economic Development and Access to Affordable Housing work group (Vice-Chair Erazo, Commissioners Zuniga and Garcia) b. Health work group (Commissioner Garay) c. Representatives to Joint Inclusion Committee (Commissioners Solis and Afifi) d. Representatives to Commission on Seniors (Commissioner Solis) e. Budget and Policy Priorities work group (Chair Afifi, Vice-Chair Erazo, Commissioners Solis, Zuniga, and Flay) f. Representatives to MACC board and business (Vice-Chair Erazo) 7. NEW BUSINESS a. Discussion and possible action regarding 2020 budget community engagement on January 25 b. Discussion and possible action regarding AISD school closures and Human Rights Commission Recommendation 20191125-003b c. Discussion and possible action regarding workers safety for land development code and local projects d. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed recommendation on equity impact analysis of the land development code 8. FUTURE AGENDA …

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Dec. 17, 2019

20191217-007b: Support of Human Rights Commission Recommendation on Race and Equity within AISD School Closures and Consolidations Plan original pdf

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Recommendation

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20191217-007d: Disparate Impact Analysis of the LDC Revision and Community Engagement Plan original pdf

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Recommendation

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Nov. 19, 2019

Agenda original pdf

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Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 1 | Page REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:30pm Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center 600 River Street Austin, Texas 78701 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Diana Salas Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia Maria C. Solis Jovita J. Flay Felicia Peña Ricardo Garay Lourdes Zuniga AGENDA Citizens wishing to speak on agenda and non-agenda related items must sign up at least ten minutes before the meeting is called to order. Citizens may speak on non-agenda items under the Citizens Communications section of the agenda. Citizens may speak on an agenda related item after a presentation on the item has been made. Citizens may not speak after City staff presentations. Speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. Boards and Commissions follow the same rules as City Council meetings. CALL TO ORDER 1. CITIZENS COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 2. MOTION TO SUSPEND ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Consider Approval of October 22 meeting minutes 4. COMMUNITY BRIEFING Discussion and Possible Action: a. Sylvia Blanco, Housing Authority City of Austin - health, affordability, and safety for low income families Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 2 | Page 5. STAFF BRIEFING Discussion and Possible Action: a. Land Development Code Team – implications for low income families and families of color; environmental protections; density bonuses; affordable housing 6. OLD BUSINESS Report and discussion regarding working groups and commissioners’ assignments: a. Economic Development and Access to Affordable Housing work group (Commissioners Erazo and Garcia) b. Health work group (Commissioner Garay) c. Representatives to Joint Inclusion Committee (Commissioners Solis and Afifi) d. Representatives to Commission on Seniors (Commissioner Solis) e. Budget and Policy Priorities work group (Chair Afifi, Vice-Chair Erazo, Commissioners Solis and Flay) f. Representatives to MACC board and business (Vice-Chair Erazo) 7. NEW BUSINESS a. Follow-up, discussion, and possible action regarding by-law changes to Commission name to recognize more inclusive term ‘Latinx’ b. De-brief, discussion, and possible action regarding November 16 meeting with Austin Police Department c. Discussion and possible action regarding 2020 Commission meeting dates d. Discussion and possible action regarding 2020 budget community engagement 8. Future Agenda Items a. Briefing from Austin Public Library on after school programs …

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Nov. 16, 2019

Agenda original pdf

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SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION NOVEMBER 16, 2019 9AM – 12:00PM LOCATION: Conley-Guerrero Senior Center 808 Nile Street, Austin, TX 78702 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Ricardo Garay Angelica Erazo, Vice Chair Melissa Ayala Jovita Flay Diana Salas Zaira Garcia Felicia Pena Maria Solis AGENDA Citizens wishing to speak on agenda and non-agenda related items must sign up at least ten minutes before the meeting is called to order. Citizens may speak on non-agenda items under the Citizens Communications section of the agenda. Citizens may speak on an agenda related item after a presentation on the item has been made. Citizens may not speak after City staff presentations. Speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. Boards and Commissions follow the same rules as City Council meetings. CALL TO ORDER 1. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 2. MOTION TO SUSPEND ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER 3. COMMUNITY BRIEFING a. Texas Here to Stay Coalition b. Grassroots Leadership c. Austin Justice Coalition 4. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Discussion and Possible Action: a. Austin Police Department b. Office of Police Oversight ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans 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 two days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Amanda Jasso at (512) 974-9107 or via email at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov 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 (512)974(cid:31)9107 or Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov.

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Oct. 22, 2019

Agenda original pdf

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Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 1 | Page REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:30pm Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center 600 River Street Austin, Texas 78701 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Diana Salas Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia Maria C. Solis Jovita J. Flay Felicia Pena Ricardo GarayAGENDA Citizens wishing to speak on agenda and non-agenda related items must sign up at least ten minutes before the meeting is called to order. Citizens may speak on non-agenda items under the Citizens Communications section of the agenda. Citizens may speak on an agenda related item after a presentation on the item has been made. Citizens may not speak after City staff presentations. Speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. Boards and Commissions follow the same rules as City Council meetings. CALL TO ORDER 1. CITIZENS COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 2. MOTION TO SUSPEND ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Consider Approval of September 24 meeting minutes 4. COMMUNITY BRIEFING Discussion and Possible Action: a. Ivanna Neri – Family Independence Initiative 5. STAFF BRIEFING Discussion and Possible Action: Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 2 | Page a. Chief Rob Vires – Response times and de-escalation training, Austin Fire Department b. Dr. Andrew Springer – Community Health Assessment in Del Valle and Montopolis, UT Health Sciences School and Austin Public Health 6. OLD BUSINESS Report and discussion regarding working groups and commissioners’ assignments: a. Economic Development and Access to Affordable Housing work group (Commissioners Erazo and Garcia) b. Health work group (Commissioner Garay) c. Representatives to Joint Inclusion Committee (Commissioners Solis and Afifi) d. Representatives to Commission on Seniors (Commissioner Solis) e. Budget and Policy Priorities work group (Chair Afifi and Vice-Chair Erazo) f. Representatives to MACC board and business (Vice-Chair Erazo) 7. NEW BUSINESS a. Update, discussion, and possible action regarding by-law changes to Commission name to recognize more inclusive term ‘Latinx’ b. Update, discussion, and possible action regarding awards and recognition of Latinx civic contributors c. Update, discussion, and possible action regarding November 16 meeting with Austin Police Department d. Discussion and possible action regarding 2020 Commission meeting dates 8. Future Agenda Items a. Briefing from Austin Public Library on after school …

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Oct. 22, 2019

Agenda Addendum original pdf

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Hispanic Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 1 | Page REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE HISPANIC/LATINO QUALITY OF LIFE RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMISSION Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:30pm Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center 600 River Street Austin, Texas 78701 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Amanda Afifi, Chair Angelica Erazo, Vice-Chair Diana Salas Melissa Ayala Zaira R. Garcia Maria C. Solis Jovita J. Flay Felicia Pena Ricardo GarayAGENDA ADDENDUM Citizens wishing to speak on agenda and non-agenda related items must sign up at least ten minutes before the meeting is called to order. Citizens may speak on non-agenda items under the Citizens Communications section of the agenda. Citizens may speak on an agenda related item after a presentation on the item has been made. Citizens may not speak after City staff presentations. Speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. Boards and Commissions follow the same rules as City Council meetings. CALL TO ORDER 7. NEW BUSINESS e. Discussion and possible action relating to Land Development Code revisions ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans 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 two days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Amanda Jasso at (512) 974-9107 or via email at Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov 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 (512)974‐9107 or Amanda.Jasso@austintexas.gov.

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Oct. 22, 2019

Austin Fire Department Briefing original pdf

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AUSTIN FIRE DEPARTMENT AFD responds to Fires, Medicals, Rescues, HazMat, and various other incidents.FiresResponds to structure fires, high-rises, grass/wildfires, aviation incidentsMedicalCardiac arrests, difficult breathing, overdoes, broken bonesTraffic AccidentsVehicle rescues, fuel spills, blocking of units on highways/roadwaysRescuesTechnical, hi-rises, caves, floods AFD does this with a series of different fire units responding from fixed locations (fire stations) geographically dispersed across the city:EnginesPrimary unit used by fire departments -carries personnel and pumps water!Aerials Often referred to as "ladders" or "quints". Provides aerial fire attack. Carries the BIG laddersRescuesProvides rescue capabilities and extra tools on-sceneBattalion Chief provides command of incident 49Fire & Airport Stations94Fire Apparatus31,187Inspections Performed1,198Sworn FTEs122,431Unit runs in COAFIRE EMERGENCY RESPONSE, PREVENTION & OUTREACH87%Fires confined to room of origin98Wildfire Mitigation Treated Acreage118Civilian FTEs35On-the-job Injuries280Square Miles Covered87,935City Incident Responses943Fitness Interventions50%Arson Fires cleared123,183AFD Runs in COA and County25,466Hydrants Inspected33%Call volume is Fires, Rescues, HazMat, Other67%Call volume is Medical Calls7Satellite Offices(Frontline units: Engines, Aerials, Rescues, BCs, Brush Truck)Austin Fire DepartmentFY18 data provided4Person Staffing onApparatus69,590Continuing Education Hours >= 90% (GREAT! Meeting Goal)80-89% (Ok….not ideal)70-79% (Not good….need to check trends…are we getting worse or improving?)50-69% (Bad/Very Bad….have to explore and identify solutions)<=50% (Unacceptable….residents are in dire need of a solution) AFD Call Processingroughly 40 secondsroughly 5 secondsroughly 1 minuteroughly 10 seconds District 1 (CY2018)Council Member: Natasha Harper-MadisonDistrict 1 has four AFD stations.90thpercentile response time –9:28Overall Call Volume in District 1Medical: 7,057Fire: 466HazMat: 216Rescue: 77Other: 2,454Total: 10,270AFD’s goal is to arrive within 8 minutes, 90% of the time from call receipt to first frontline unit arrived District 2 (CY2018)Council Member: Delia GarzaDistrict 2 has five AFD stations and 1 temporary station.90thpercentile response time –10:16Overall Call Volume in District 2Medical: 6,092Fire: 410HazMat: 158Rescue: 53Other: 2,164Total: 8,877AFD’s goal is to arrive within 8 minutes, 90% of the time from call receipt to first frontline unit arrived District 3 (CY2018)Council Member: Sabino“Pio” RenteriaDistrict 3 has four AFD stations.90thpercentile response time –8:51Overall Call Volume in District 3Medical: 6,830Fire: 529HazMat: 162Rescue: 54Other: 2,085Total: 9,660AFD’s goal is to arrive within 8 minutes, 90% of the time from call receipt to first frontline unit arrived AFD’s goal is to arrive within 8 minutes, 90% of the time from call receipt to first frontline unit arrivedDistrict 4 (CY2018)Council Member: Gregario“Greg” CasarDistrict 4 has three AFD stations, one of which is a multi-company station.90thpercentile response time –9:16Overall Call Volume in District 4Medical: 6,172Fire: 466HazMat: 129Rescue: 39Other: 1,682Total: 8,488 Questions?Rob ViresAustin Fire DepartmentChief of StaffOFC.Support@austintexas.gov512-974-0130

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