Joint Inclusion CommitteeAug. 25, 2021

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Approved Minutes
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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE August 25th, 2021 at 3:00 pm VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Hispanic Quality of Life Advisory Commission: Amanda Afifi Alternate: Sharon Vigil Alternate: Johanna Hosking Pulido Early Childhood Council: Raul Alvarez Commission for Women: Flannery Bope Alternate: Rebecca Austen Comission for Seniors: Janee Briesemeister Alternate: Sally VanSickle Human Rights Commission: Jamarr Brown Alternate: Idona Griffith Asian American Quality of Life Commission: Vincent Cobalis Alternate: Hanna Huang Commission on Immigrant Affairs: Karen Crawford (Vice Chair) Alternate: Krystal Gomez Alternate: Charles Curry LGBTQ Quality of Life Commission: Sandra Chavez (Chair) Mayor’s Committee for People with Disability: Robin Orlowski African American Resource Advisory Commission: Gregory Smith Alternate: Joey Gidseg Alternate: Marissa Jones MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Meeting was called to order at 6:05 pm CITIZEN 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. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Minutes from June 23rd Commissioner Orlowski motions to approve the minutes. Seconded by Commissioner Austen. Approved unanimously. Commissioner Smith abstains. 2. PRESENTATIONS a) Presentations from Economic Development Department a. David Grey, Disaster Relief b. Kim Carson & Melissa Alvarado, Hotel Occupancy & Creative Space Assistance Program b) Presentation from Carol Johnson from Civil Rights Office 3. OLD BUSINESS a) Discussion and possible action on Compassion 2020 Compassion Contract 1. Moved by Commissioner Alvarez and seconded by Commissioner. Commissioner Smith abstains. Vote passes. b) Discussion on how JIC is explained to people with disabilities c) Discussion on 2021 – 2022 FY budget updates from the City of Austin 1. Budget Information Sheet (Item #44 on City of Austin website) 4. NEW BUSINESS a) Discussion of future Committee meetings and the requirement to meet in-person b) Discussion of 2021 Annual Review Report FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT Meeting adjourned at 5:34 pm. The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Enakshi Ganguly at the Equity Office, at (512) 987 – 1569 or for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Joint Inclusion Committee, please contact Enakshi Ganguly at (512) 987 – 1569 or