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Special Meeting of the Joint Inclusion Committee Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Joint Inclusion Committee to be held August 26, 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 (Tuesday, August 25, 2020 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the August 26 Joint Inclusion Committee Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-974-2544 or Jessica.email@example.com 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 Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 3:00PM Via Videoconferencing CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Commission for Seniors: Janee Briesemeister Alternate: Sally Van Sickle Commission for Women: Flannery Bope (Chair) Alternate: Rebecca Austen Hispanic/Latino QOL Advisory Commission: Amanda Afifi Alternate: Maria Solis Commission on Immigrant Affairs: Karen Crawford Alternate: Krystal Gomez Human Rights Commission: Alicia Weigel Alternate: Nathan White Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities: Robin Orlowski Alternate: Joey Gidseg African American Resource Advisory Commission: Gregory Smith Alternate: Marissa Jones Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission: Nguyen Stanton (Vice-Chair) Alternate: Vince Cobalis LGBTQ Quality of Life Commission: Sandra Chavez Alternate: Charles Curry AGENDA CALL TO ORDER 1. APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES Minutes from June 24, 2020 and July 24, 2020. 2. NEW BUSINESS Austin. a. Introduction with Rocio Villalobos, Immigrant Affairs Coordinator for the City of b. Discussion and possible action on 2020-21 Mini-grants. c. Discussion and possible action on FY21 city budget, including but not limited to the public safety budget. d. Discussion on possible action on strengthening the enforcement mechanisms for the City's Non-discrimination Ordinances and streamlining the process of filing an official complaint. 3. REPORTS FROM COMMITTEE MEMBERS a. Update from the Commission for Seniors - Janee Briesemeister, Alternate: Sally Van Sickle b. Update from the Commission for Women - Flannery Bope, Alternate: Rebecca Austen c. Update from the Hispanic/Latino QOL Advisory Commission - Amanda Afifi, d. Update from the Commission on Immigrant Affairs - Karen Crawford, Alternate: Alternate: Maria Solis Krystal Gomez e. Update from the Human Rights Commission - Alicia Weigel Alternate: Nathan White f. Update from the Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities - Robin Orlowski, g. Update from the African American Resource Advisory Commission - Gregory Smith, Alternate: Joey Gidseg Alternate: Marissa Jones h. Update from the Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission - Nguyen Stanton, Alternate: Vince Cobalis i. Update from the LGBTQ Quality of Life Commission - Sandra Chavez, Alternate: Charles Curry 4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 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 Jessica Coronado at (512) 974-2544 or via email at Jessica.Coronado@austintexas.gov for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Joint Inclusion Committee, please contact Jessica Coronado at (512) 974-2544 or Jessica.Coronado@austintexas.gov.