Joint Inclusion CommitteeDec. 7, 2022

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JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) REGULAR MEETING AGENDA December 7th, 2022 REGULAR MEETING of the JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7th, 2022 at 3:00 P.M. CST AUSTIN CITY HALL BOARDS & COMMISSIONS ROOM 301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701 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 (December 6th by 12pm-Noon CST). 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 (CST) on Tuesday, December 6th, 2022. Please telephone call at (512) 978-1797 and/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/Commission on Aging Early Childhood Council Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission 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 Juan Vences-Benitez Amy Temperley Diana Melendez Krystal Gomez Richard Bondi Raul Alvarez Amanda Afifi Johanna Hosking Pulido Sharon Vigil Idonna Griffith Charles Curry (Chair of JIC) Robin Orlowski Kimberly Brienzi Ryn Gonzales Vacant December 7th, 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: 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 COMMISSIONS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING on October 26th, 2022. STAFF PRESENTATION 2. Austin Public Health (APH) - Michelle Friedman, Akeshia Johnson-Smothers, and Roshanda Hodges: Presentation and request for feedback on the Basic Needs Issue Area Solicitation. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 3. Discussion and possible action on nominating a new vice-chair of the JIC. City Clerk says only primary representatives of the JIC can be chair/vice-chair, and Ryn Gonzales (who was nominated as vice-chair in October) is an alternate representative, and therefore does not qualify for leadership within the JIC. The vote in October affirming her as vice- chair is now null and void. Discussion and possible action on the FY23-24 Budget Process, including feedback from the November 5th Budget Workshop. Discussion and possible action on the Quality-of-Life Town Halls. Discussion possible actinon Joint QoL Study Retreat at the end of January. 4. 5. 6. JOINT INCLUSION COMMITTEE (JIC) REGULAR MEETING AGENDA December 7th, 2022 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Discussion on the “How to Commission Manual” and possible action on creating a workgroup to develop commissioner onboarding, budget training, how-to commission guide, and facilitation suggestions on how to run a commission meeting, including recommendations for staff presentations, etc. Discussion and possible action on the Q&A document from City Clerk’s Office, and follow-up responses from the Clerk on additional questions from commissioners. Discussion and possible actions on how to make commission meetings and events more accessible. Discussion and possible action on establishing any needed working groups of the JIC or authorizing additional members for existing working groups. Discussion on leadership vacancies in the City's Equity Office, Innovation Office, Civil Rights Office, and Office of Police Oversight; with possible action on recommending JIC and community involvement in the candidate selection. 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 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. For more information on the Joint Inclusion Committee, please contact Jeremy Garza via phone at (512) 987-1797 or (preferably) via email at