Joint Inclusion CommitteeAug. 24, 2022

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) REGULAR MEETING AGENDA AUGUST 24th, 2022 REGULAR MEETING of the JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022 3:00 P.M. Austin City Hall Boards & Commissions Room 301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX Regular Commission Meeting MEETING AGENDA This meeting is being held in a hybrid format, and some members of the Commission may be participating by video conference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or via telephone. Remote speakers must register in advance (August 23rd 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, August 23rd, 2022. Please telephone call at (512) 978-1797 or email 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 Diana Melendez Krystal Gomez Sally VanSickle Johanna Hosking Pulido Sharon Vigil Kimberly Brienzi Ryn Gonzalez Joey Gidseg AUGUST 24th, 2022 JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) REGULAR MEETING AGENDA MEETING AGENDA CALL TO ORDER The meeting is called to order by Chair Charles Curry at: ROLL CALL: ● Rebecca Austen – Commission on Women ● Karen Crawford – Commission in Immigrant Affairs ● Gregory Smith – African American Resource Advisor Commission ● Vincent Cobalis – Asian American Quality of Life Commission ● Amy Temperley – Commission on Seniors ● Charles Curry & Ryn Gonzalez – 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 ● Idonna Griffith – Human Rights Commission ABSENT: PRESENT: 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 & the COMMISSIONS REGULAR MEETING on July 27th, 2022. Staff briefing regarding Equity Considerations in Contracts and Program Funding. Presented by Neal Falgoust, Assistant City Attorney, Law Department. (Sponsor: Staff; Strategic Outcome: Government That Works for All) STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. DISCUSSION ITEMS 3. Discussion of FY22-23 Budget Process, Recommendations and Endorsements JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) REGULAR MEETING AGENDA DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS AUGUST 24th, 2022 4. 5. 6. Discussion and possible action on the Commission for Women's recommendation to support the GRACE Act that is currently under review by City Council - Rebecca Austen Discussion and possible action on starting the scope & planning process for the five Quality-of-Life Studies for JIC Commission members, recently funded by the FY23 Draft Budget – with advisement from Melissa Taylor, LGBTQ+ QoL Commissioner, who previously led the retreat & discussion to define what we wanted to achieve with the QoL studies, which City Staff will be incorporate into the Request for Proposals that is used to select a consulting firm. (special backup included as reference). Discussion and possible action to endorse the Monkeypox Resolution from the LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission (see backup). The meeting is adjourned at: Call for items from Committee members: FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 7. ADJOURNMENT 8. -- 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 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. For additional information please call the Equity Office’s Commission/Neighborhood Liaison at (512) 987-1797 or email at TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) REGULAR MEETING AGENDA For more information on the Joint Inclusion Committee, please contact Jeremy Garza via phone at (512) 987-1797 or (preferably) via email at AUGUST 24th, 2022