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July 27, 2022

JIC Regular Meeting Agenda - July 27th, 2022 original pdf

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) July 27th, 2022 REGULAR MEETING of the JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2022 3:00 P.M. City of Austin Permitting and Development Center, Room 1215 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, Texas 78752 MEETING AGENDA This meeting is being held in a hybrid format, and some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (July 26th by 12pm-Noon). All public comments will occur at the beginning of the meeting and public speakers will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. To speak or attend remotely, residents must contact the Equity Office’s Commission/Neighborhood Liaison, Jeremy Garza, no later than 12pm-noon on Tuesday, July 26th, 2022. Please telephone call at (512) 978-1797 or email jeremy.garza@austintexas.gov. The information required is the speaker’s name, the 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). CURRENT JIC MEMBER COMMISSIONS & REPRESENTATIVES: Member Commission: African American Resource Advisory Commission Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission Commission for Women Commission on Immigrant Affairs Commission on Seniors Early Childhood Council Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Human Rights Commission LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities JIC Representative: Alternative: Gregory Smith Serita Fontanesi Vincent Cobalis Hanna Huang Rebecca Austen Karen Crawford (Vice-Chair of JIC) Amy Temperley Raul Alvarez Amanda Afifi Idonna Griffith Charles Curry (Chair of JIC) Robin Orlowski Vanessa Bissereth Krystal Gomez Sally VanSickle Johanna Hosking Pulido Sharon Vigil Kimberly Brienzi Ryn Gonzalez Joey Gidseg JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER The meeting is called to order by Chair Charles Curry at: July 27th, 2022 PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first ten speakers signed up 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 1. Approve the minutes of the COMMISSION’S SPECIAL CALLED MEETING on July 20, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. DISCUSSION ITEMS 4. Staff Presentation from the Office of Sustainability on Austin First Food Plan. Staff Presentation from Austin Energy on the Medically Vulnerable Registry Program. Discussion of FY22-23 Budget Process, Recommendations and Endorsements DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 5. Discussion and possible action a resolution approving …

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July 27, 2022

JIC Resolution on Chief Equity Officer original pdf

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Consider a resolution recommending to City Council an open and transparent selection process for the Chief Equity Officer replacement that includes community and commission involvement. Whereas, the City of Austin has announced the resignation of Chief Equity Officer, Brion Oaks, and will soon being the process of selecting a replacement, and Whereas, the Equity Office provides a unique and strategic role in both promoting the cooperation and coordination of the ten City commissions designated to serve specifically identified challenged communities as well as facilitating input from the community at large, Now therefore be it resolved that the Joint Inclusion Committee recommends to the City Council that the process of selecting a replacement Chief Equity Officer be open and transparent and include participation of the community as well as commissions.

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July 27, 2022

Revised Agenda for JIC Regular Meeting 07.27.22 original pdf

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) July 27th, 2022 REGULAR MEETING of the JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2022 3:00 P.M. City of Austin Permitting and Development Center, Room 1215 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, Texas 78752 MEETING AGENDA This meeting is being held in a hybrid format, and some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (July 26th by 12pm-Noon). All public comments will occur at the beginning of the meeting and public speakers will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. To speak or attend remotely, residents must contact the Equity Office’s Commission/Neighborhood Liaison, Jeremy Garza, no later than 12pm-noon on Tuesday, July 26th, 2022. Please telephone call at (512) 978-1797 or email jeremy.garza@austintexas.gov. The information required is the speaker’s name, the 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). CURRENT JIC MEMBER COMMISSIONS & REPRESENTATIVES: Member Commission: African American Resource Advisory Commission Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission Commission for Women Commission on Immigrant Affairs Commission on Seniors Early Childhood Council Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Human Rights Commission LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities JIC Representative: Alternative: Gregory Smith Serita Fontanesi Vincent Cobalis Hanna Huang Rebecca Austen Karen Crawford (Vice-Chair of JIC) Amy Temperley Raul Alvarez Amanda Afifi Idonna Griffith Charles Curry (Chair of JIC) Robin Orlowski Vanessa Bissereth Krystal Gomez Sally VanSickle Johanna Hosking Pulido Sharon Vigil Kimberly Brienzi Ryn Gonzalez Joey Gidseg JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER The meeting is called to order by Chair Charles Curry at: July 27th, 2022 PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first ten speakers signed up 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 1. Approve the minutes of the COMMISSION’S SPECIAL CALLED MEETING on July 20, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. DISCUSSION ITEMS 4. Staff Presentation from the Office of Sustainability on Austin First Food Plan. Staff Presentation from Austin Energy on the Medically Vulnerable Registry Program. Discussion of FY22-23 Budget Process, Recommendations and Endorsements DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 5. Discussion and possible action a resolution approving …

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July 27, 2022

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) July 27th, 2022 REGULAR MEETING of the JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2022 3:00 P.M. City of Austin Permitting and Development Center, Room 1215 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, Texas 78752 MEETING AGENDA This meeting is being held in a hybrid format, and some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (July 26th by 12pm-Noon). All public comments will occur at the beginning of the meeting and public speakers will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. To speak or attend remotely, residents must contact the Equity Office’s Commission/Neighborhood Liaison, Jeremy Garza, no later than 12pm-noon on Tuesday, July 26th, 2022. Please telephone call at (512) 978-1797 or email jeremy.garza@austintexas.gov. The information required is the speaker’s name, the 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). CURRENT JIC MEMBER COMMISSIONS & REPRESENTATIVES: Member Commission: African American Resource Advisory Commission Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission Commission for Women Commission on Immigrant Affairs Commission on Seniors Early Childhood Council Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Human Rights Commission LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities JIC Representative: Alternative: Gregory Smith Serita Fontanesi Vincent Cobalis Hanna Huang Rebecca Austen Karen Crawford (Vice-Chair of JIC) Amy Temperley Raul Alvarez Amanda Afifi Idonna Griffith Charles Curry (Chair of JIC) Robin Orlowski Vanessa Bissereth Krystal Gomez Sally VanSickle Johanna Hosking Pulido Sharon Vigil Kimberly Brienzi Ryn Gonzalez Joey Gidseg JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER The meeting is called to order by Chair Charles Curry at: July 27th, 2022 PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first ten speakers signed up 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 1. Approve the minutes of the COMMISSION’S SPECIAL CALLED MEETING on July 20, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. DISCUSSION ITEMS 4. 3. 6. 7. 8. Staff Presentation from the Office of Sustainability on Austin First Food Plan. Staff Presentation from Austin Energy on the Medically Vulnerable Registry Program. Discussion of FY22-23 Budget Process, Recommendations and Endorsements DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 5. Discussion and possible …

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July 27, 2022

GRACE ACT - Backup for Endorsement original pdf

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POLICY DRAFT - NOT SUBJECT TO PIR RESOLUTION NO. WHEREAS, the City of Austin honors the rights of pregnant people to bodily autonomy and control over their private medical decisions; and WHEREAS, access to safe and legal abortion is a deciding factor in long-term health, safety, and quality of life; and WHEREAS, the Supreme Court of the United States has overturned the 1973 landmark ruling, Roe v. Wade, which previously prevented individual states from directly banning such care; and WHEREAS, on June 16, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law HB 1280, that criminalizes abortion at the felony level with a sentence of up to 99 years in prison and no exception for rape or incest, and which will take effect statewide 30 days after the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade; and DRAFT WHEREAS, anti-choice legislators have weaponized the language of criminal law to stigmatize reproductive choice, and the Council considers the phrase “abortion, miscarriage, or other reproductive healthcare act” to accurately encompass all criminalized acts under Texas laws which seek to criminalize pregnancy outcomes; and and including abortion; and WHEREAS, people have a basic human right to medical treatment, up to WHEREAS, eliminating legal access to abortion has been empirically proven to dramatically increase the risk of death, bodily injury, and infertility, especially within low-income communities and communities of color; and Page 1 of 4 POLICY DRAFT - NOT SUBJECT TO PIR WHEREAS, the resources of the City must always be dedicated to the health and wellbeing of its residents; and and WHEREAS, the City Council has repeatedly demonstrated its commitment to abortion access in Resolution Nos. 20130321-045, 20140925-082, 20141120-038, 20151015-039, 20170126-045, 20181004-035, and. 20210930-111; WHEREAS, in the 1973 Roe v. Wade majority opinion, Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun stated, “[The] right of privacy, whether it be founded in the Fourteenth Amendment’s concept of personal liberty and restrictions upon state action, as we feel it is, or, as the District Court determined, in the Ninth Amendment’s reservation of rights to the people, is broad enough to encompass a woman’s decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy”; and DRAFT WHEREAS, the right to privacy should protect doctors, patients, and all others providing abortion-related medical care from any criminal investigation related to decisions made within the healthcare provider-patient relationship so long as those decisions occur without coercion, force, or negligence; and WHEREAS, equitable access to abortion care …

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July 27, 2022

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July 20, 2022

Special Called Meeting Agenda - July 20th, 2022 original pdf

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) SPECIAL CALLED MEETING AGENDA July 20th, 2022 SPECICAL CALLED MEETING of the JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2022 3:00 P.M. City of Austin Permitting and Development Center, Room 1215 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, Texas 78752 MEETING AGENDA This meeting is being held in a hybrid format, and some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (July 19th by 12pm-Noon). All public comments will occur at the beginning of the meeting and public speakers will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. To speak or attend remotely, residents must contact the Equity Office’s Commission/Neighborhood Liaison, Jeremy Garza, no later than 12pm-noon on Tuesday, July 19th, 2022. Please telephone call at (512) 978-1797 or email jeremy.garza@austintexas.gov. The information required is the speaker’s name, the 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). CURRENT JIC MEMBER COMMISSIONS & REPRESENTATIVES: Member Commission: African American Resource Advisory Commission Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission Commission for Women Commission on Immigrant Affairs Commission on Seniors Early Childhood Council Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Human Rights Commission LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities JIC Representative: Alternative: Gregory Smith Serita Fontanesi Vincent Cobalis Hanna Huang Rebecca Austen Karen Crawford (Vice-Chair of JIC) Amy Temperley Raul Alvarez Amanda Afifi Idonna Griffith Charles Curry (Chair of JIC) Robin Orlowski Vanessa Bissereth Krystal Gomez Sally VanSickle Johanna Hosking Pulido Sharon Vigil Kimberly Brienzi Ryn Gonzalez Joey Gidseg July 20th, 2022 JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) SPECIAL CALLED MEETING AGENDA AGENDA CALL TO ORDER The meeting is called to order by Chair Charles Curry at: PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first ten speakers signed up 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 1. Approve the minutes of the COMMISSION’S REGULAR MEETING on June 22, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. DISCUSSION ITEMS 3. Staff Presentation on the City Manager’s Proposed Budget for FY2022-23 by the Budget Office – w/ Kerri Lang, Katie Stewart, & Erik Nelson. Discussion of FY22-23 Budget Process, Recommendations and Endorsements DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS …

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July 20, 2022

Colony Park Sustainable Community Initiative (CPSCI) Support Letter from the African American Resource Advisory Commission (AARC) original pdf

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Dear Mayor Adler and Austin City Council Members, As a native Austinite, and a concerned resident who serves as a Commissioner for the African American Resource Advisory Commission (AARAC), I write this letter in support of agenda item #56 on your March 24, 2022, City Council agenda. This resolution provides direction to the City Manager and named City of Austin Departments to prioritize the Colony Park Sustainable Community Initiative (CPSCI) Project. This resolution provides the City of Austin another opportunity to intentionally live out its claim of being livable, mobile and interconnected, prosperous, creative, educated, and a city who values and respects all people. I am certain you are aware of the challenges and neglect the Colony Park area has endured during the last 50 years. The fact that this area today continues to be a food desert that lacks full- service healthcare and financial centers, grocery stores, restaurants, and libraries, while experiencing some of the highest rates of mortality and morbidity in Travis County, is a sad reality for the City of Austin. Here is the moment to stand and discontinue the failed practices and promises that have hurt so many generations of African American Austinites. Here is the moment to announce boldly that all areas of our city matter and deserve the same opportunities for intentional investment, infrastructure, housing, and resources that improve quality of life outcomes. Here is your moment to break the cycle of projects that never finish, funding that is never found and dreams that are never realized. I challenge you today to be courageous and caring enough to approve this resolution and commit to developing and fulfilling a clear financing plan for the CPSCI. Do not participate in the painful tradition of wasting employee hours, community members time and sacrifices, and perpetuating the causes of generational distrust in our community. Make this plan and the Colony Park community a true priority for the City of Austin. Thank you for your time and sincere consideration. Signed, Rev. Dr. Daryl Horton Chair, African American Resource Advisory Commission

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July 20, 2022

Budget Office Presentation Slides to JIC on FY22-23 Draft Budget original pdf

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City of Austin 2022-23 Budget Erik Nelson & Katie Stewart | July 2022 Mural: Rex Hamilton | Photography: Joe Ybarra City of Austin Budget Timeline City Manager’s Proposed Budget published July 15 Budget readings and tax rate hearings on August 17 - 19 Policy Input Forecasting and Budget Development Council Deliberation & Adoption January January February February March March April April May May June June July July August August September September October October Board and Commissions Council Town Halls Community Input Meetings Board and Commission recommendations due March 30 Community Input Meetings July 27 & August 2 7/20/2022 2 General Fund Budget Forecast Base Expenditures vs. Projected Revenue Base Expenditures Projected Revenue Balanced Budget in FY23 $1,500 $1,400 $1,300 $1,200 $1,100 $1,000 S N O I L L I M $1,265 $1,287 $1,342 $1,399 $8.9 million deficit in FY27 $1,458 FY 2022-23 FY 2023-24 FY 2024-25 FY 2025-26 FY 2026-27 7/20/2022 3 FY 2022-23 City All-Funds Uses of $5.0 Billion Austin Water 13% General Fund Operations 24% Internal Service Operations 8% Other Expenses 6% GO Debt Services 4% Aviation 5% Austin Resource Recovery 2% Watershed Protection 2% Austin Energy 30% Austin Transportation 2% Public Works 2% Convention Center 2% 7/20/2022 4 FY 2022-23 General Fund Budget $1.3 Billion FY 2022-23 Source of Funds FY 2022-23 Use of Funds Austin Public Health 9% Parks and Recreation 9% Fire 18% 50% $605.7M 60% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% $$347.0M $162.0M $150.1M Property Tax Sales Tax Utility Transfers Other Revenue EMS 9% Forenisc Science 1% Austin Resource Recovery 5% Transfers & Other 8% Municipal Court 3% Police 35% Animal Services 1% Housing and Planning 2% 7/20/2022 5 FY 2022-23 Proposed Budget Highlights Budget in Brief • This year’s $5 billion proposed budget invests in the core infrastructure of city government and includes strategic expenditures designed to address emerging community challenges. • There is a 2.7% overall increase in a resident’s monthly bill for City taxes and services. • The FY 2022-23 General Fund proposed budget is $1.3 billion and maintains the City Council’s reserve policy of 14 percent. • The Capital Budget includes $1.5 billion in planned spending. • An $18-per-hour Living Wage and a 4% wage increase for civilian employees are critical investments in the workforce to improve retention and recruitment. Mitigating Climate Change Resilience and Climate Preparedness • $1.0 million in additional funding for consulting services in support of continued Equitable …

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July 20, 2022

Department Response to FY22-23 Boards & Commission Recommendation Report original pdf

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FY 2023 Boards & Commissions Recommendations and Feedback African American Resource Advisory Commission Recommendation Summary Department(s) Department Response Link This recommendation looks to further address the mental, physical, and emotional concerns of African American persons and youth who are currently and chronically experiencing homelessness in the Austin area. This need also addresses domestic and sexual assault survivors who are currently experiencing homelessness. Austin Public Health In 2011 the then City of Austin Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Department (NHCD) received a 3- million-dollar planning grant from the Department of HUD. The Colony Park Inc. DBA, the Colony Park Neighborhood Association (CPNA) met every Tuesday of the month from 2011 through 2014 to develop the Colony Park Sustainable Communities Plan (The Colony Park Master Plan). Economic Development Department Fair housing laws restricts housing focused programs based on race. APH currently funds two SAFE contracts to address those experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault who are currently experiencing homelessness. One SAFE contract is to operate the domestic violence shelter ($2,000,000). The second SAFE contract is to operate the children's emergency shelter ($98,033). City staff is developing a comprehensive public finance plan for the Colony Park Sustainable Community. Three public finance categories are currently under analysis for consideration, Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Public Improvement District (PID), and Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). CIP projects include street, water, wastewater, stormwater, parks, trails, and related infrastructure. On March 24, 2022, council approved Resolution #20220324-056, affirming that the Colony Park Sustainable Community is a top priority, and directing the City Manager to, using all resources that may be necessary, bring the public finance plan and funding strategy recommendations to Council for consideration no later than the end of the 2022 calendar year. This recommendation requests an on-going budget line item that provides funding and resources to intentionally commit the City of Austin to regularly scheduled quality of life surveys and reporting for all Quality of Life Commissions Management Services The Equity Office supports the recommendation and recognizes the need for updated quality of life studies. The FY 2022-23 budget includes $1.25 million one- time funding to update Quality of Life studies. link link link 1 *responses as of July 20, 2022 FY 2023 Boards & Commissions Recommendations and Feedback African American Resource Advisory Commission Recommendation Summary Department(s) Department Response Link This recommendation looks to ensure equitable resource and opportunities are available to African Americans in the City …

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July 20, 2022

FY23 Proposed Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Expenditures original pdf

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General Fund Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Appropriations Department Description Fund Animal Services One-time equipment costs related to the new animal shelter personnel Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Dove Springs Public Health Facility Project Austin Public Health CIP 4,000,000 Austin Public Health Immigrant legal assistance Trauma Recovery Center Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Austin Public Library One-time equipment costs related to new passport services personnel Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Communications and Public Information Office Senior property tax exemption public awareness campaign Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund To keep pace with growing demand for the Language Access program Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Impact of community art study Economic Development African American Heritage Center Facility Study Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Economic Development CIP Transfer to Iconic Venue Fund Iconic Venue Fund 2,500,000 Emergency Medical Services One-time equipment costs related to new billing support personnel Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund 62,000 Financial Services Human Capital Management System Financial Services CIP 5,000,000 Fire Self-contained breathing apparatus air packs Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund One-time equipment costs related to new Fire Marshall Office personnel Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Fleet Mobility Services Facility improvements at Fleet Services stations Housing and Planning Emergency rental assistance Fleet Mobility Services CIP Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Amount 170,000 250,000 1,000,000 12,450 20,000 67,173 75,000 150,000 610,000 441,420 1,000,000 5,000,000 General Fund Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Appropriations Department Description Conduct Quality of Life studies Management Services Emergency operations logistics and resiliency Community preparedness and equitable communication strategies Non-Departmental Transfer to Emergency Reserve Fund Givens Pool renovation project Barton Springs Bathhouse Rehabilitation Project Parks and Recreation Total Appropriations Fund Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund General Fund Emergency Reserve Fund Parks and Recreation CIP Parks and Recreation CIP Amount 1,250,000 708,000 50,000 6,265,927 2,500,000 465,000 31,596,970

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June 22, 2022

Agenda original pdf

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) June 22nd, 2022 at 3:00pm Austin City Hall Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. 2nd Steet, Austin, TX AUSTIN, TEXAS MEETING AGENDA This meeting is being held in a hybrid format, and some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (June 21st by 12pm-Noon). All residents must contact the Equity Office’s Commission/Neighborhood Liaison, Jeremy Garza, no later than 12pm-Noon on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Please telephone call at (512) 978-1797 or email jeremy.garza@austintexas.gov. The information required is the speaker’s name, the 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. JIC Representative Alternate Gregory Smith Serita Fontanesi CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Member Commission African American Resource Advisory Commission Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Vincent Cobalis Commission Rebecca Austen Commission for Women Karen Crawford Commission on Immigrant Affairs (vice-Chair of JIC) Amy Temperley Commission on Seniors Early Childhood Council Raul Alvarez Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Amanda Afifi Advisory Commission Human Rights Commission LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities Jamarr Brown Charles Curry (Chair of JIC) Robin Orlowski Hanna Huang Vanessa Bissereth Krystal Gomez Sally VanSickle Johanna Hosking Pulido Sharon Vigil Idona Griffith Ryn Gonzalez Joey Gidseg AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers signed up 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. 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 email the Equity Office’s Commission Liaison, jeremy.garza@austintexas.gov, or call at (512) 987-1797 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Minutes from May 25th, 2022 2. PRESENTATIONS a. Colony Park Development: Budget recommendation from the African American Resource Advisory Commission tabled for additional information b. Community focused process used by Community Advancement Network c. CONNECTATX 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Discussion of FY22-23 Budget Process, Recommendations and Endorsements FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS a. Call for items from Committee …

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June 22, 2022

Economic Development Department Presentation on Colony Park Sustainable Community original pdf

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE City of Austin Kimberly Olivares, Deputy CFO Financial Services Department Martin Barrera, Project Manager Economic Development Department Colony Park Sustainable Community June 16, 2022 COLONY PARK OVERVIEW C I T Y O F A U S T I N E C O N O M I C D E V E L O P M E N T 2 COLONY PARK SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY Project Overview q 208 acres of City-owned land in northeast Austin/Travis County q Council approved Master Plan/PUD in 2014 for mixed-use & mixed-income residential and commercial development q 10+ years of strong community stakeholder partnership for equitable development and improved services q City selected Catellus as our Master Development partner, executed Exclusive Negotiating Agreement, currently in planning and negotiations phase q City staff currently analyzing public finance options to prepare recommendations to City Manager, Mayor and Council C I T Y O F A U S T I N E C O N O M I C D E V E L O P M E N T 3 COLONY PARK SITE AND HISTORY: View from Colony Park Site towards Downtown Austin ü 1973: Annexed by the City of Austin ü 2001: Austin City Council purchased 258 acres with goal of providing affordable housing ü 50 acres dedicated to existing adjacent parkland to create the 93-acre Colony Park District Park; 208 acres remain undeveloped ü 2004-2007: Turner-Roberts Recreation Center & Volma Overton Elementary School built on 93- acre park ü 2012-2013: Turner-Roberts Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Building built while the original gym was closed for structural repairs. ü 2012-2014: Master Planning by Neighborhood Housing & Community Development ü 2015-2017: Transitioned to Economic Development Department ü 2018-2020: Colony Park District Park design and construction; opened March 2020 C I T Y O F A U S T I N E C O N O M I C D E V E L O P M E N T 4 PLANNING & ENGAGEMENT PROCESS ü 2012: U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) awards $3 million Sustainable Communities Challenge grant to the City of Austin ü 2012-2014: Colony Park Team conducts robust community outreach & engagement in & around the Colony Park Neighborhood ü 2013-2014: Master Plan visioning & development through capacity building Robust community engagement throughout project. ü 2014: City Council adopts the Colony Park Master Plan & Design Guidelines, Planned Unit Development (PUD) Zoning …

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June 22, 2022

JIC Report on Budget Recommendations & Endorsements to Council FY22-23 original pdf

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Report on Budget Recommendations to Council for FY 2022-23 Joint Inclusion Committee The Joint Inclusion Committee (JIC) made significant changes to its approach to budget recommendations for FY 2022-23 based on comments and suggestions from the past several years. The changes were intended to reflect the mission of the JIC to better "promote close cooperation between Council City management, City boards, commissions, committees, task forces, individuals, institutions, and agencies to increase and sustain equity, diversity, and inclusion in the City of Austin. This year, we began the process by preparing a list of the issues that we believed were most pressing for the marginalized communities represented by the commissions that make up the JIC. We intended to focus our recommendations and endorsements on these priority issues without limiting commissions from making individual recommendations on issues specific to their communities. Accordingly, chairs, vice-chairs, and designated JIC representatives from the member Commissions vetted these issues in a virtual meeting. The identified issues included: ● Affordability ● Resilience ● Access ● Engagement ● Public Safety ● Health The second step was a briefing from the Budget Office on what prior-year recommendations had been included in the current adopted budget, followed by an opportunity to meet with departments to discuss their current year plans. Unfortunately, this briefing did not occur until late January of this year rather than at the beginning of the fiscal year as has been done in past years. This delay put commissions at a considerable disadvantage in preparing informed budget recommendations, given the shortened time frame between the budget briefing and the deadline for submitting recommendations. The six priority issues served as the basis for organizing our three town hall sessions, which began immediately following the Budget Office briefing. Although the priority issues provided a focus for the town halls, discussions were not limited to those subjects. Overall, the town halls supported the focus on the identified issues but provided additional contexts based on how individuals had experienced the issue. For example, while we had originally defined safe and affordable housing to include the related expense of childcare, we heard from the community that family members with disabilities presented unique unmet needs in terms of access and affordability. Additional meetings with City departments were scheduled to discuss possible recommendations and get department input. Those were scheduled so that multiple commissions with similar issues could meet with departments simultaneously to better …

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June 22, 2022

People-Centered Community Framework Presentation original pdf

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Presentation to Joint Inclusion Committee Building a Person- Centered Community June 22, 2022 CAN Community Council Project Initiation 2014  Community Council panel discussions with issue area leaders…  Quality of Life Initiatives  Veterans  Immigrants  Older Adults  Children & Youth  People with Disabilities  Re-entry What are the chief barriers and challenges faced by the people you serve? What systems improvements would you like to see? State of the Safety Net Forums - 2014  Safety Net Forums featured leaders from the community and were open to the entire community.  Affordable, Safe and Accessible Housing  Employment, Training and Work Supports  Healthy Living and Care  Cultural Proficiency and Interpretation/Translation Services Person-Centered principles emerged… 1. Help me get a good start. 2. Consider my whole family. 3. Provide services where I am. 4. Develop a system that works for me. Community Council decided to focus on three for 2015. 5. Empower me to improve my community. 6. Respect me and talk to me in a way I can 7. Create neighborhoods where I can access understand. opportunity. Additional Research on Person-Centered Care 2015 The Community Council met with Service Providers to dive deeper into what “person-centered” care means to them and to learn how they deliver it.  Re-entry organizations  Older Adult Population  Immigrant Population  Veterans  Children & Youth  People with Disabilities The goal of this Community Council summit was to engage people who provide services, people who fund services and people who receive services in a conversation to explore how individuals and organizations can promote and build a more person-centered community. About 90 people attended the half- day summit held at the AISD Performing Arts Center. Community Council Focus in 2016 What are the best practices in person-centered care?  Organizations that are doing it well ◼How did you get there? ◼What sort of training was required? ◼How did the model evolve over time?  Importance to other stakeholders  Applications across other areas of community life – not just social services  How does it impact Bridging the Economic Divide? Publication of the Framework for Building a Person- Centered Community In a Person Centered Community: 1) We prioritize the safety and well-being of all children 2) We provide a safe, welcoming and supportive environment for employees/clients. 3) We strive to identify and eliminate existing inequities, especially …

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Approved Minutes - JIC June 2022 Regular Meeting original pdf

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES June 22nd, 2022 JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) June 22nd, 2022 at 3:00pm Austin City Hall Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. 2nd Steet, Austin, TX AUSTIN, TEXAS MEETING MINUTES This meeting is being held in a hybrid format, and some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (June 21st by 12pm-Noon). All residents must contact the Equity Office’s Commission/Neighborhood Liaison, Jeremy Garza, no later than 12pm-Noon on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Please telephone call at (512) 978-1797 or email jeremy.garza@austintexas.gov. The information required is the speaker’s name, the 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. CURRENT JIC MEMBER COMMISSIONS & REPRESENTATIVES: Member Commission: African American Resource Advisory Commission Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission Commission for Women Commission on Immigrant Affairs Commission on Seniors Early Childhood Council Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Human Rights Commission LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities JIC Representative: Gregory Smith Alternative: Serita Fontanesi Vincent Cobalis Hanna Huang Rebecca Austen Karen Crawford (Vice-Chair of JIC) Amy Temperley Raul Alvarez Amanda Afifi Idonna Griffith Charles Curry (Chair of JIC) Robin Orlowski Vanessa Bissereth Krystal Gomez Sally VanSickle Johanna Hosking Pulido Sharon Vigil Kimberly Brienzi Ryn Gonzalez Joey Gidseg JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES June 22nd, 2022 AGENDA CALL TO ORDER 3:06pm ROLL CALL: Absent: ● Rebecca Austen – Commission on Women - ● Present: Idonna Griffith – Human Rights Commission - ● Gregory Smith & Serita Fontanesi – African American Resource Advisor Commission + ● Vincent Cobalis – Asian American Quality of Life Commission + ● Amy Temperley – Commission on Seniors + ● Karen Crawford – Commission in Immigrant Affairs + ● Charles Curry – LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission + ● Robin Orlowski – Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities + ● Amanda Afifi – Hispanic Quality of Life Advisory Commission + ● Raul Alvarez – Early Childhood Council + PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers signed up 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. Public comment will be allowed in-person or …

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May 25, 2022

JIC Regular Meeting Agenda 05.25.22 original pdf

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA MAY 25th, 2022 JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) May 25th, 2022 at 3:00 PM Austin City Hall Boards & Commissions Room 301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX MEETING AGENDA This meeting is being held in a hybrid format, and some members of the Commission may be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (May 24th by 12pm-Noon). All public comments will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak or attend remotely, residents must contact the Equity Office’s Commission/Neighborhood Liaison, Jeremy Garza, no later than 12pm-noon on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022. Please telephone call at (512) 978-1797 or email jeremy.garza@austintexas.gov. The information required is the speaker’s name, the 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). CURRENT JIC MEMBER COMMISSIONS & REPRESENTATIVES: Member Commission: African American Resource Advisory Commission Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission Commission for Women Commission on Immigrant Affairs Commission on Seniors Early Childhood Council Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Human Rights Commission LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities JIC Representative: Alternative: Gregory Smith Serita Fontanesi Vincent Cobalis Hanna Huang Rebecca Austen Karen Crawford (Vice-Chair of JIC) Amy Temperley Raul Alvarez Amanda Afifi Jamarr Brown Charles Curry (Chair of JIC) Robin Orlowski Vanessa Bissereth Krystal Gomez Sally VanSickle Johanna Hosking Pulido Sharon Vigil Idona Griffith Ryn Gonzalez Joey Gidseg JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA CALL TO ORDER: ROLL CALL: MAY 25th, 2022 ● Gregory Smith – African American Resource Advisor Commission ● Vincent Cobalis – Asian American Quality of Life Commission ● Amy Temperley – Commission on Seniors ● Karen Crawford – Commission in Immigrant Affairs ● Charles Curry – LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission ● Robin Orlowski – Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities ● Amanda Afifi – Hispanic Quality of Life Advisory Commission ● Rebecca Austen – Commission on Women ● Raul Alvarez – Early Childhood Council (30min late) ● Jamarr Brown – Human Rights Commission Absent: Present: PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers signed up 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. Public comment will be allowed in-person …

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