September 2021 Please see below for the meeting minutes from the September 2021 meeting. 5:15 Arrival, meet and greet5:30 Capital Metro Presentation (Tabon Gardner, Andrew Benford, Diponker Mukherjee)- Capital Metro Public Safety program Mr. Gardner gave a Public Safety Program Update. Discussed the initiatives moving forward to ensure safety to public, employees, and everyone involved. Safety challenges discussed 1. Daily Operations & Service calls2. Special Events.3. Critical transit infrastructure. 3 Prong Approach Solution 1. Public safety ambassadors.2. Intervention specialists.3. Transit Police. Top 5 Reasons for calls currently.1. General requests for assistance.2. Loitering3. Miscellaneous - no mask or mask related for example.4. Disturbance (verbal or physical)5. Welfare Check Summary of board resolution Engage a consultant to guide development and implementation. Develop a public safety advisory committee charter and appointment process for board consideration. Develop a staff training program. Next steps. Report back on progress in early 2022 and periodically throughout implementation. Public safety consultant Chief Wanda Dunham. 6:30 Call Meeting to Order & Review Agenda (Sung) 6:35 NAAO Update (Sung)- Year-end Asian community culture event by NAAO - Membership due update (Lee)- Website update (Samuel Lee) 6:50 Guest Speaker (Mary Ann Espiritu) www.MaryAnnForJudge.com Marry Ann is running for Judge of County Court at Law #5, "I promise to treat every person equally to ensure justice is accessible to all" 7:05 AARC update (Sona / Leila)7:15 Update of AARC Phase II (Schiller)7:20 AAPAC - Upcoming Election (Ashwin)7:25 Other organizations update Notes: 18:30:54 From Sona Shah | AARC | (she/her) : https://naaotexas.org/ 18:31:24 From Lee Ngin : 18:41:29 From Mary Ann Espiritu : www.MaryAnnForJudge.com 18:46:12 From Sona Shah | AARC | (she/her) : Thank you Mary Ann! 18:50:44 From Leila Grace Pandy | AARC | She/Her : Artist Talk: Sherwin Rivera Tibayan - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/174718536847 Family Storytime Series - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/170067714111 Artist Reception - Oct 22 - TBD Registration Link Stories from the South: Archiving Series for the Family! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/170069338971 Hyphenated - Book Club Meet Up - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/169526703935 19:02:51 From Sona Shah | AARC | (she/her) : http://www.austintexas.gov/department/asian-american-resource-center-phase-2-improvements 19:28:57 From Sona Shah | AARC | (she/her) : Spring sounds good. I need to head out, but great seeing you all! 19:33:15 From Leila Grace Pandy | AARC | She/Her : Great seeing everyone! have a good evening!