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REGULAR MEETING of the EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER ADVISORY BOARD WEDNESDAY, August 3, 2022 6:00 PM City Hall – Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. Second St. Austin, TX 78701 Some members of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board may be participating by videoconference. 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. To speak in person, registration is required at least 10 min prior to the start of the meeting. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-3771 or michelle.rojas@austintexas.gov BOARD MEMBERS Endi Silva, Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Wayne Lopes, Member Arthur Navarro, Member David Goujon, Vice Chair Litza Gonzales, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Tomas Salas, Member 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 (3) three minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Regular Meeting of June 6, 2022 2. The Chair will brief the board and encourage board dialogue on agenda items. 3. Staff Report on ESB-MACC program highlights and continuation of MACC CHAIR REPORT STAFF BRIEFINGS programming. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 4. Presentation on the Rainey Street Special Revenue Fund and the lot on 64 Rainey Street by Laura Esparza, Parks and Recreation Division Manager 5. Discussion and possible action on Rainey Street Special Revenue Fund and the lot on 64 6. Discussion and possible action on ESB MACC Phase 2 renovation and expansion project. Rainey Street. (Silva, Goujon) (Goujon, Maga Rojas) 7. Discussion and action on re-assignment of members to working groups. (Silva, Goujon) WORKING GROUP UPDATES 11. Arts - Joint Cultural Committee liaison report 12. Transportation 13. Phase 2 Project FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT 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 …

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REGULAR MEETING of the EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER ADVISORY BOARD WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2022 6:00 PM City Hall – Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. Second St. Austin, TX 78701 Some members of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board may be participating by videoconference. 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. To speak in person, registration is required at least 10 min prior to the start of the meeting. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-3771 or michelle.rojas@austintexas.gov BOARD MEMBERS Endi Silva, Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Wayne Lopes, Member Arthur Navarro, Member David Goujon, Vice Chair Litza Gonzales, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Tomas Salas, Member 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 (3) three minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Regular Meeting of April 6, 2022 CHAIR REPORT STAFF BRIEFINGS programming. 2. The Chair will brief the board and encourage board dialogue on agenda items. 3. Staff Report on ESB-MACC program highlights and continuation of MACC 4. Staff briefing on the alley way vacation adjacent to the MACC by Ricardo Soliz, Division Manager Park Planning and Tom Migl, P.E. Fire Protection Engineer Austin Fire Department. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 5. Presentation on Phase 2 Art in Public Places prospectus by Anna Bradley, Sr. Project 6. Presentation by Elizabeth Ferrer on the Phase 2 Community Communications Forum Manager (CCF) meeting. 7. Discussion and possible action on Phase 2 project. 8. Discussion and possible action on alley way vacation adjacent to the MACC. 9. Discussion and possible action on Board Annual Internal Review and Report. 10. Discussion and possible action on Rainey Street District Special Revenue Fund. WORKING GROUP UPDATES 11. Arts - Joint Cultural Committee liaison report 12. Transportation 13. Phase 2 Project FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and …

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Item 1 - April 6 Draft Minutes original pdf

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EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER REGULAR MEETING ADVISORY BOARD MINUTES Wednesday, April 6, 2022 The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Advisory Board convened via video conferencing. Board Members in Attendance: David Goujon, Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Tomas Salas, Member Endi Silva, Member Wayne Lopes, Member Board Member Absent: Art Navarro, Vice Chair Staff in Attendance: Michelle Rojas, ESB-MACC Manager Olivia Tamzarian, ESB-MACC Supervisor CALL TO ORDER: Chair Goujon called the Board Meeting to order at 6:12pm. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION Larry Amado gave thanks to the MACC for production of MACCnifico and provided feedback regarding the event, such as lighting. Larry Amado also discussed Phase 2 and permanent stage, sound, and lighting suggestions. He also mentioned that he would like to see the draft of the minutes posted before the meeting. Anna Maciel discussed the need to vacate the alleyway as an important goal before Mayor Adler goes out of office. She asked about the topic being addressed at the next board meeting. She also commended the staff for MACCnifico event. She stated the need to be more active on the Music Hub funding and detailed a meeting and expressed hope that the Board members attend. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (AGENDA ITEM 1) A) March 2, 2022 Member Gandy made a motion to approve the meeting minutes. Member Maga Rojas seconded the motion. Vote passed. (6.0) 2. CHAIR REPORT (AGENDA ITEM 2) A) THE CHAIR WILL BRIEF THE BOARD AND ENCOURAGE BOARD DIALOGUE ON AGENDA ITEMS 1 Chair Goujon congratulated the MACC staff on the MACCnifico event and encouraged dialogue. 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS (AGENDA ITEM 3) A) STAFF REPORT ON ESB-MACC PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Supervisor Tamzarian provided an update on the upcoming exhibits and programs for the month of April. Coordinator Jesus Varela provided a summary report on the MACCnifico event held in March. He provided the number of artists and local vendors that participated. He also broke down the amount musicians were paid. He provided a summary of the surveys received and the number of rsvps received. Member Silva inquired about the exact number of walk ins compared to the number of people that rsvpd Varela mentioned that the total number of attendees were collected but not in comparison to those that rsvpd. 4. PRESENTATIONS (AGENDA ITEM 4) A) PRESENTATION BY ANNA BRADLEY, PROJECT MANAGER WITH ART IN PUBLIC PLACES. Bradley introduced herself and the …

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Item 4 - Staff briefing on the alley way vacation adjacent to the MAC original pdf

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NEW 8' WIDE PARALLEL PARKING AREA EXISTING PARALLEL PARKING AREA 20' 8' ALLEY CONVERTED TO PARK 64 RAINEY ST. RIVER STREET T E E R T Y S E AIN R I S N O S V E R I D E V O R P P A M C Y B N W A R D I R O T C E R D T N A T S S S A I a k o v i l l a K a n a L i R E G A N A M N O S V D I I I z i l o S o d r a c R i T C E T I H C R A E P A C S D N A L y r b a M s e l r a h C l y e e e N c M y l r e b m K i R O T C E R D I I T P E C N O C G N K R A P L E L L A R A P . t S y e n i a R 4 6 NORTH 0 10 20 SCALE DATE AS NOTED 6/1/2022 SHEET 1 OF 1

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Item 7 - Phase 2 July 2022 Update original pdf

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Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Phase 2 Improvements July 6, 2022 Heidi Tse, PWD - Capital Delivery Project Manager Design Phase (Current phase of project) Schematic Design (SD) Work Completed on March 15, 2022 Design Development (DD) In Progress • Began March 16, 2022 with target completion in Summer 2022 • • DD Construction Cost reconciliation efforts between JV’s Cost Estimator and CMAR’s will begin 7/6/22. • Community Outreach to provide updates continues o Community Communication Forum (CCF) Focuses on the maturing of the design and introduction of building materiality with refinement to the interior spaces. • • First meeting was held on 6/23/22 from 12-1pm Six (6) members attended out of the twelve (12) members (Nilmarie Gonzales, Ana Maciel, Martha Cotera, Larry Amaro, Ofelia Zapata, Charlotte Tonsor) • Members were engaged and had lots of thoughtful questions and suggestions • PINK Consulting attended as the CMAR’s outreach consultant 4th Thursdays of every month from 12-1pm was established to be the re-occurring meeting day and time • • A digital update is being provided at each meeting so members can share with their community groups • Preliminary reviews and follow-up reviews are being conducted with various regulatory agencies (AFD, WPD, DSD) • Sustainable Design: Tracking both LEED 4.0 BD+C Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and AEGB 3-star (Austin Energy Green Building) certification. • Coordination of adjacent projects: PARD/WPD – Waterloo Greenway Confluence, The Trail Foundation - Rainey Trailhead, • AE- Rainey Ductbank, & AE- District Cooling Pipe Extension Trail Re-route proposal during construction has scheduled a meeting with City internal project teams followed by coordination with private development • AIPP collaboration is on-going in establishing the AIPP Prospectus • Groundbreaking targeting middle December but before the holiday. Target Schedule (Dates are subject to change) Design Phase: Concludes Summer 2022 Construction Documentation/Permitting/Bidding: Begins Fall 2022 Site Construction: Begins Winter 2022 Construction Completion: Winter 2024 Grand Opening: Early 2025

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Item 5 - AIPP Draft Prospectus for Phase 2 original pdf

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Art in Public Places Cultural Arts Division Economic Development Department Prospectus MACC Phase 2 Improvement Project S Artwork Budgets: Sculpture Garden - $200,000 Lake Level Exterior Wall - $90,000 Project Summary The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department (EDD) seeks to commission professional visual artists, or artist teams, to design and fabricate two artworks for the MACC Phase 2 Renovations and Expansion Project located at 600 River Street on Lady Bird Lake, adjacent to the Rainey Street Historic District, District 9. The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) has entered Phase 2 of the 2018 Facility Expansion Plan (2018 Plan) approved by Austin City Council. Phase 2 includes expansion and renovation of the facility in addition to site improvements to meet the growing needs of the community. The completed project will support programs which foster meaningful understanding and appreciation of Mexican American, Native American, Chicano, and other Latinx Cultures. The project is sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) and managed by Public Works Department (PWD). More information is at https://www.austintexas.gov/MaccPhase2. Utilizing the 2018 Plan as a guide, Schematic Design of the facility is complete seventeen listening sessions with the community spanning from 2017-2021. and support by the Design Commission, Downtown Commission, Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Advisory Commission, the Waller Creek Local Government Corporation and the ESB-MACC Advisory Board . The project team is in the Design Development phase as of spring of 2022. Project Background The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, creation, presentation, and promotion of the cultural arts of Mexican American and Latino cultures. The center is a tremendous resource for the community and visitors to learn and participate in classes and programs that will MACC Phase 2 Renovations and Expansion Prospectus draft July 2022 foster a meaningful understanding and appreciation of not only Mexican American, but also Native American, Hispanic, and other Latino cultures. The programs and education curriculum include the areas of visual art, theatre, dance, literature, music, multi-media, and the culinary arts. Construction of Phase 1 of the ESB-MACC was completed in 2007 and Phase 1A was completed in 2010 and both were based on the Master Plan developed in 2000 (2000 Plan). In 2017, update to the 2000 Master Plan which took into consideration evolving community needs and changes in the urban context. …

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MACC Staff Report original pdf

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EXHIBITS MACC Staff Report – July 6, 2022 Website - Facebook - Digital Programs Blas Lopez Sendas de Mi Vida/ Pathways of My Life Opening reception Saturday, July 2. Exhibit dates: July 2-Aug 27 Upcoming: Phase 2 Exhibit in the Community Gallery Austin Studio Tours- Apply before July 12. Information at bigmedium.org/austinstudiotour SIGNATURE EVENT DATES: Sept 17, Viva Mexico Nov 5, Dia de Los Muertos ONGOING PROGRAMS: EDUCATION: Taller Abierto the 1st Friday of the month Art instructor Miguel Santana teaches live painting class, now in person. Program capacity has increased to 20 students. FREE. Friday, August 5, 2022 in the Dance Studio. Email Miguel.Santana@austinteas.gov to register. Tejano Genealogy Society of Austin Saturday, July 9, 10am-12pm. Presentation with Judge Bob Perkins about the renaming of Manchaca to Menchaca. FREE, 7/9/22 10:00am in the Black Box Caminos Class of 2023 New Hires -New hires are being contacted this week about their application status -We finished the exhibit in the Community Gallery for 5th anniversary -We have hired Caminos graduates to work in Summer Camp, edu, events Summer Camp -We are going strong with Summer Camp, halfway through (10 weeks) -24 children per week, ages 5-12. Mon -Fri 7:30am -6pm -Aztech Kids by Cuahtli July- August, their graduation will be August 6th. LAAP Escandalo Presents: A Night of Improvised Telenovelas (July 23, 8pm) A brand new, never-before-seen, never-to-be-seen-again passion-filled telenovela based on audience suggestions. WELLNESS Yoga -10am on Saturdays, FREE! Sana Yoga provides a pathway for healing with equitable and accessible programming, while organizing to reduce systemic factors that negatively impact mental health, physical health and social well-being amongst our Latinx community and other marginalized communities. Capoeira- 12pm on Saturdays, FREE Austin Samba- 7-8pm every Wednesday in July plus August 3, FREE. Dancing and drumming for beginners. COLLABORATIONS: Ay No, by Alex Garza, August 6, 7:00pm Black Box A play written and performed by Alex Garza. Jamie De Los Santos returns to his hometown of Hebbronville, Texas after being away for several years. Battle of the Bands July 30, 6:00pm High school musicians will compete, 8 bands on July 30 at the MACC and then the 4 bands who are finalists from the MACC performance will compete at the final in August! Academia Cuauhtli “Aztech Kids” Camp Aztech Kidz Code is a summer danza/coding camp in Austin, Texas in collaboration with the Academia Cuauhtli, which is specifically designed for developing STEM skills …

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EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER ADVISORY BOARD REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2022 6:00 PM City Hall – Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. Second St. Austin, TX 78701 Some members of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board may be participating by videoconference. 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. To speak in person, registration is required at least 10 min prior to the start of the meeting. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-3771 or michelle.rojas@austintexas.gov BOARD MEMBERS Endi Silva, Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Wayne Lopes, Member Arthur Navarro, Member David Goujon, Vice Chair Litza Gonzales, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Tomas Salas, Member AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed (3) three minutes to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. April 6, 2022 2. CHAIR REPORT 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. The Chair will brief the board and encourage board dialogue on agenda items. a. Staff Report on ESB-MACC program highlights. b. Staff briefing on the alley way vacation adjacent to the MACC by Ricardo Soliz, Division Manager Park Planning and Tom Migl, P.E. Fire Protection Engineer Austin Fire Department. a. Presentation on Phase 2 Art in Public Places prospectus by Anna Bradley, 4. PRESNTATIONS Sr. Project Manager 5. NEW BUSINESS a. Discussion and possible action on Phase 2 project. b. Discussion and possible action on alley way vacation adjacent to the MACC. 6. NEW BUSINESS a. Reports on all working groups. 1. Arts - Joint Cultural Committee liaison report 2. Transportation 3. Phase 2 Project 7. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 8. ADJOURNMENT 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 Michelle Rojas at the Parks and Recreation Department, at 512-974-3771, for additional …

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Item 1 4-6-22 Draft Minutes original pdf

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EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER REGULAR MEETING ADVISORY BOARD MINUTES Wednesday, April 6, 2022 The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Advisory Board convened via video conferencing. Board Members in Attendance: David Goujon, Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Tomas Salas, Member Endi Silva, Member Wayne Lopes, Member Board Member Absent: Art Navarro, Vice Chair Staff in Attendance: Michelle Rojas, ESB-MACC Manager Olivia Tamzarian, ESB-MACC Supervisor CALL TO ORDER: Chair Goujon called the Board Meeting to order at 6:12pm. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION Larry Amado gave thanks to the MACC for production of MACCnifico and provided feedback regarding the event, such as lighting. Larry Amado also discussed Phase 2 and permanent stage, sound, and lighting suggestions. He also mentioned that he would like to see the draft of the minutes posted before the meeting. Anna Maciel discussed the need to vacate the alleyway as an important goal before Mayor Adler goes out of office. She asked about the topic being addressed at the next board meeting. She also commended the staff for MACCnifico event. She stated the need to be more active on the Music Hub funding and detailed a meeting and expressed hope that the Board members attend. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (AGENDA ITEM 1) A) March 2, 2022 Member Gandy made a motion to approve the meeting minutes. Member Maga Rojas seconded the motion. Vote passed. (6.0) 2. CHAIR REPORT (AGENDA ITEM 2) A) THE CHAIR WILL BRIEF THE BOARD AND ENCOURAGE BOARD DIALOGUE ON AGENDA ITEMS 1 Chair Goujon congratulated the MACC staff on the MACCnifico event and encouraged dialogue. 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS (AGENDA ITEM 3) A) STAFF REPORT ON ESB-MACC PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Supervisor Tamzarian provided an update on the upcoming exhibits and programs for the month of April. Coordinator Jesus Varela provided a summary report on the MACCnifico event held in March. He provided the number of artists and local vendors that participated. He also broke down the amount musicians were paid. He provided a summary of the surveys received and the number of rsvps received. Member Silva inquired about the exact number of walk ins compared to the number of people that rsvpd Varela mentioned that the total number of attendees were collected but not in comparison to those that rsvpd. 4. PRESENTATIONS (AGENDA ITEM 4) A) PRESENTATION BY ANNA BRADLEY, PROJECT MANAGER WITH ART IN PUBLIC PLACES. Bradley introduced herself and the …

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Agenda Addendum 5/27/22 original pdf

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EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER ADVISORY BOARD REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2022 6:00 PM City Hall – Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. Second St. Austin, TX 78701 Some members of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board may be participating by videoconference. 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. To speak in person, registration is required at least 10 min prior to the start of the meeting. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-3771 or michelle.rojas@austintexas.gov BOARD MEMBERS Endi Silva, Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Wayne Lopes, Member Arthur Navarro, Member David Goujon, Vice Chair Litza Gonzales, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Tomas Salas, Member AGENDA ADDENDUM 5. c. Discussion and possible action on updating members to all working groups. (Silva, Goujon) 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 Michelle Rojas at the Parks and Recreation Department, at 512-974-3771, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board, please contact Michelle Rojas at 512-974-3771 or michelle.rojas@austintexas.gov.

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EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER ADVISORY BOARD REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2022 6:00 PM City Hall – Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. Second St. Austin, TX 78701 Some members of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board may be participating by videoconference. 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. To speak in person, registration is required at least 10 min prior to the start of the meeting. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-3771 or michelle.rojas@austintexas.gov BOARD MEMBERS Endi Silva, Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Tomas Salas, Member David Goujon, Vice Chair Wayne Lopes, Member Arthur Navarro, Member AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed (3) three minutes to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. April 6, 2022 2. CHAIR REPORT 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. The Chair will brief the board and encourage board dialogue on agenda items. a. Staff Report on ESB-MACC program highlights. b. Staff briefing on the alley way vacation adjacent to the MACC by Ricardo Soliz, Division Manager Park Planning and Tom Migl, P.E. Fire Protection Engineer Austin Fire Department. a. Discussion and possible action on Phase 2 project. b. Discussion and possible action on alley way vacation adjacent to the MACC. 4. PRESNTATIONS a. None 5. NEW BUSINESS 6. NEW BUSINESS a. Reports on all working groups. 1. Arts - Joint Cultural Committee liaison report 2. Transportation 3. Phase 2 Project 7. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 8. ADJOURNMENT 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 Michelle Rojas at the Parks and Recreation Department, at 512-974-3771, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Mexican American Cultural …

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EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER ADVISORY BOARD REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2022 6:00 PM City Hall – Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. Second St. Austin, TX 78701 Some members of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board may be participating by videoconference. 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. To speak in person, registration is required at least 10 min prior to the start of the meeting. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-3771 or michelle.rojas@austintexas.gov BOARD MEMBERS David Goujon, Chair Arthur Navarro, Vice Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Endi Silva, Member Wayne Lopes, Member Tomas Salas, Member AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed (3) three minutes to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. March 2, 2022 2. CHAIR REPORT a. The Chair will brief the board and encourage board dialogue on agenda items. 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Staff Report on ESB-MACC program highlights. 4. PRESNTATIONS a. Presentation by Heidi Tse from the City of Austin’s Public Works department on Phase 2 updates. 5. OLD BUSINESS a. Discussion and possible action on Phase 2 project. 6. NEW BUSINESS a. Reports on all working groups. (Goujon, Navarro) 1. Arts - Joint Cultural Committee liaison report 2. Transportation 3. Phase 2 Project 4. Budget b. Board elections for Chair and Vice Chair 7. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 8. ADJOURNMENT 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 Michelle Rojas at the Parks and Recreation Department, at 512-974-3771, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board, please contact Michelle Rojas at 512-974-3771 or michelle.rojas@austintexas.gov.

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Item 4a - Phase 2 April 2022 Update original pdf

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Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Phase 2 Improvements April 6, 2022 Heidi Tse, PWD - Capital Delivery Project Manager Design Phase (Current phase of project) Schematic Design (SD) Work Completed Design Development (DD) In Progress • Begins Spring 2022 • Focuses on the maturing of the design and introduction of building materiality with refinement to the interior spaces. Design will be reviewed by regulatory agencies before Construction Document Phase • Community Engagement Outreach Continues o AIPP Community Engagement: Begins May 24, 2022 o Banner announcing project information installed on the MACC building in March 2022. o MACC Programs Community Engagement is underway o Community Communication Forum (CCF) • • List of Community Leaders candidates generated from PARD, MACC Advisory Board (MAB) and reviewed. Confirmation of participation of candidates for the forum starts April 2022. Target to start forum in May 2022, which is an accelerated start. o MACC Phase 2 Website updated (www.austintexas.gov/MaccPhase2) FAQs uploaded • All Community Meeting recordings and presentations uploaded with both English and Spanish • • Contact information posted • Links to other Board and Commissions presentations are listed on the website Speak-Up page updated (www.speakupaustin.org/mas-macc) and active until the end of DD • Comment Card available in both English and Spanish o Target Schedule (Dates are subject to change) Design Phase: Concludes Spring 2022 Construction Documentation/Permitting/Bidding: Begins Summer 2022 Site Construction: Begins Winter 2022 Construction Completion: Winter 2024 Grand Opening: Early 2025

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MACC Staff Report – April 6, 2022 Website - Facebook - Digital Programs April EXHIBITS Entropy, by Mery Godigna Collet April 9- June 22. Opening reception Saturday, April 9 5pm-7pm. Godigna Collet uses art as a tool to confront complex social issues, which she synthesizes into concepts using installations, paintings, sculptures, photography, and video, utilizing new techniques and unconventional materials to invite the viewer to experience deep contemplation and self-introspection. (SZC Gallery) Caminos 5th Year Anniversary April 23 Opening Reception to celebrate 5 years of the Caminos program! Artwork by all 5 years of caminantes, plus performances, activities, and zines by teens, for teens. If you missed Breaking Barriers on April 2, come to the 5th year anniversary on April 23, 4-7pm! (Community Gallery) PROGRAMS: Taller Abierto the 1st Friday of the month- live painting class, now in person. Art instructor Miguel Santana teaches. Program was full on April 1! #MXTX: A Cross-Border Exchange. Meet The Artist Panel Discussion at the MACC on April 15 at 5:00pm, precedes the event on April 16th at Waterloo Greenway which is 7:00pm. Caminos Breaking Barriers & Applications Now Open www.AustinTexas.gov/caminos Breaking Barriers Latinx Teen Mental Health/ Wellness Conference was a success! On April 2, 11-6pm, we invited teens to join in a day of art making and social connection. LAAP Austin Latinx New Play Festival (April 7th – 9th, 2022): Celebrating its 12th year, the Austin Latinx New Play Festival unites playwrights and audience members in conversation about four new play readings that bring insight into the Latinx experience. Escandalo Estar Guars: Saturday (April 28th -May 8th) A fan favorite, Star Wars themed improv show. In ¡Estar Guars!: A May The Fourth/Cinco De Mayo Comedy Fiesta, The Latino Comedy Project asks the question: What would Star Wars have looked like if George Lucas had been JORGE Lucas? Healing Garden Volunteer Workday (Sun, Apr. 24th @ 11am): Monthly Garden workday where Volunteers help maintain and grow our garden. Javier Jara Concerts: Saturday, April 30th @ 8pm and Saturday, May 14 WELLNESS PROGRAMS: Bilingual Yoga: Free yoga returns to the MACC Saturdays at 10am with a new instructor! Linda Natera made her debut on May 26th as the new MACC yoga instructor. Capoeira: Each Saturday morning our Capoeira Body Movement free class continues to thrive as kids and parents of all ages enjoy movement, music and cultural learning taught by our own instructors Futa Ofamo …

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EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER REGULAR MEETING ADVISORY BOARD MINUTES Wednesday, April 6, 2022 The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Advisory Board convened via video conferencing. Board Members in Attendance: David Goujon, Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Tomas Salas, Member Endi Silva, Member Wayne Lopes, Member Board Member Absent: Art Navarro, Vice Chair Staff in Attendance: Michelle Rojas, ESB-MACC Manager Olivia Tamzarian, ESB-MACC Supervisor CALL TO ORDER: Chair Goujon called the Board Meeting to order at 6:12pm. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION Larry Amado gave thanks to the MACC for production of MACCnifico and provided feedback regarding the event, such as lighting. Larry Amado also discussed Phase 2 and permanent stage, sound, and lighting suggestions. He also mentioned that he would like to see the draft of the minutes posted before the meeting. Anna Maciel discussed the need to vacate the alleyway as an important goal before Mayor Adler goes out of office. She asked about the topic being addressed at the next board meeting. She also commended the staff for MACCnifico event. She stated the need to be more active on the Music Hub funding and detailed a meeting and expressed hope that the Board members attend. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (AGENDA ITEM 1) A) March 2, 2022 Member Gandy made a motion to approve the meeting minutes. Member Maga Rojas seconded the motion. Vote passed. (6.0) 2. CHAIR REPORT (AGENDA ITEM 2) A) THE CHAIR WILL BRIEF THE BOARD AND ENCOURAGE BOARD DIALOGUE ON AGENDA ITEMS 1 Chair Goujon congratulated the MACC staff on the MACCnifico event and encouraged dialogue. 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS (AGENDA ITEM 3) A) STAFF REPORT ON ESB-MACC PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Supervisor Tamzarian provided an update on the upcoming exhibits and programs for the month of April. Coordinator Jesus Varela provided a summary report on the MACCnifico event held in March. He provided the number of artists and local vendors that participated. He also broke down the amount musicians were paid. He provided a summary of the surveys received and the number of rsvps received. Member Silva inquired about the exact number of walk ins compared to the number of people that rsvpd Varela mentioned that the total number of attendees were collected but not in comparison to those that rsvpd. 4. PRESENTATIONS (AGENDA ITEM 4) A) PRESENTATION BY ANNA BRADLEY, PROJECT MANAGER WITH ART IN PUBLIC PLACES. Bradley introduced herself and the …

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EMMA S. BARRIENTOS MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER ADVISORY BOARD REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2022 6:00 PM City Hall – Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. Second St. Austin, TX 78701 Some members of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board may be participating by videoconference. 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. To speak in person, registration is required at least 10 min prior to the start of the meeting. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-3771 or michelle.rojas@austintexas.gov BOARD MEMBERS David Goujon, Chair Arthur Navarro, Vice Chair Gerardo Gandy, Member Ricardo Maga Rojas, Member Endi Silva, Member Wayne Lopes, Member Tomas Salas, Member AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed (3) three minutes to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. January 26, 2022 b. February 2, 2022 2. CHAIR REPORT a. The Chair will brief the board and encourage board dialogue on agenda items. 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Staff Report on ESB-MACC program highlights. a. Discussion and possible action on budget recommendations for FY23. b. Discussion and possible action on Phase 2 shell space funding. (Goujon, c. Discussion and possible action on MACC art relocation and planning for Phase d. Discussion and possible action on Parkland Dedication funding for Phase 2. 4. NEW BUSINESS Navarro) 2. (Goujon, Navarro) (Goujon, Navarro) 5. OLD BUSINESS a. Discussion and possible action on Phase 2 Schematic Design (Goujon, Navarro) b. Reports on all working groups. (Goujon, Navarro) 1. Arts - Joint Cultural Committee liaison report 2. Transportation 3. Phase 2 Project 4. Budget 6. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 7. ADJOURNMENT 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 Michelle Rojas at the Parks and Recreation Department, at 512-974-3771, for …

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MACC Staff Report – March 2, 2022 Website - Facebook - Digital Programs EXHIBITS- March Joe Garcia III Art Comes to Life, a Retrospective, Community Gallery -Opening Reception for this exhibit was held at the MACC on Feb 14 -Joe Garcia will be featured in Community Gallery during MACCnifico MACC Phase 2 -Overview of the MACC past, present, and future -History of the MACC, Updates on Phase 2, & mapping activities that the public can use to give their feedback on future programming -Online exhibit -In-person exhibit in the Sam Coronado Gallery (March) -Portable exhibit format, can be displayed in other sites/ during future meetings EDUCATION -Summer Camp will run in-person at the MACC from June 6th – August 12. -Each session is one week, cost is $120 per week. -Currently hiring Summer Camp instructors- please spread the word! -Instructor application link on MACC website under Education, or on https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/95748 -Spring Break Camp will be offered virtually Caminos - Presentation at SXSW EDU March , Austin Convention Center. Caminos: Leveraging Art in Youth Driven Programs. 4 student panelists, Frederico Geib, Cassie Smith. - Breaking Barriers Teen Mental Health Conference’ happening at the MACC on April 2 - Caminos Exhibit and 5 Year Anniversary on Saturday, April 23. - CAPOEIRA Body Movement Classes on Saturdays in-person taught by Futa Ofamo Oni & Erick Salazar. - TALLER ABIERTO Art classes first Friday of each month - Tejano Genealogy Society: We expect to host them back on site in March - The Bronze Community Band: We are currently hosting rehearsals, work meetings Saturdays 12-4PM Latino Artist Access Program (LAAP) -Healing Garden Volunteer Workday Sun, Feb. 27th. Volunteers helped our garden recover from the winter weather and plant some new additions. -LAAP in-person meeting to be held March 3rd. -Teatro Vivo “Ursula” (Fri, Mar 4th 7PM and Sat, Mar 5th 3PM): This youth production tells the story of Nadia, a 7-year-old, separated from her mother after seeking asylum at the US-Mexico border. As Nadia waits for her asylum to be processed, she reflects on the difficulties she is leaving behind in Honduras and the new reality she is facing. This play was also screened to high school students at the MACC this week. -Healing Hearts: Behind the Curtain (Sun, March 6 @ 2pm): Our very first in-person Healing HeARTs “Behind the Curtain” artist roundtable. Artists from our Latino Artist Access Program will explore the …

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