SOBERING CENTER BOARD MEETING 

AGENDA

January 8, 2020 5:30 P.M.

Sobering Center Board Room

1213 Sabine Street, Austin, TX 78701

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chair:           Jana Ortega                                            Vice-Chair:     Craig Moore

Secretary:     Council Member Kathie Tovo               Treasurer:        Douglas Smith
Director:       Stephen Strakowski
Director:       Christopher Ziebell
Director:       Nancy Hohengarten, Past-Chair
Director:       Andy Brown
Director:       Vacancy
Director:       Commissioner Margaret Gomez
Director:       Vacancy
Ex-Officio:   Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt (designee: Roger Jefferies)
Ex-Officio:   Austin City Manager, Spencer Cronk (designee: Asst. City Manager Rey Arellano)
Ex-Officio:   Austin Chief of Police Brian Manley (designee: Asst. Chief Joseph Chacon)
Ex-Officio:   Austin Chief of EMS Ernesto Rodriguez (designee: Asst. Chief Jasper Brown)
Ex-Officio:   Austin Public Health Director Stephanie Hayden

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Sobering Center serving Austin Travis County also known as the Sobriety Center, created and organized by the City of Austin and Travis County as a local government corporation pursuant to Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 431, will convene a public meeting on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in the Sobering Center Board Room, 1213 Sabine Street, Austin, Texas. 

AGENDA

  1. Call to order.
  2. General Citizen/Public Communication.

Citizens wishing to speak on agenda items will need to sign up before the meeting is called to order. Citizen communication on agenda related action items will be allowed after an item’s presentation has been made. Each speaker will be given a designated amount of time to speak set by the board chair. Non-agenda related citizen communication will take place before discussion of the first agenda item.

  1. Approval of minutes for December 11, 2019 board meeting.
  2. Presentation and approval of Treasurer’s Report.
  3. Update on Executive Director search.
  4. Executive Session: HR update.
  5. Discussion and possible action of ATCEMS contract.
  6. Interim ED update.
  7. Board Chair update.
  8. Committee Updates
    1. Strategic Planning Committee: Stakeholder groups have been scheduled
    2. Executive Committee: Update: – met on December 18, 2019
    3. Governance Committee: Meeting on January 16, 2020
    4. Finance Committee: Update – met on January 6, 2020
    5. Fundraising Committee:
    6. Community Engagement Committee: Meeting on January 17, 2020

NEXT MEETINGS:

Board Meeting:  Next meeting is February 12, 2020 at Sobering Center.

ADJOURN

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. For assistance, please call 512-974-3256 or 512-974-2445 TDD. A person may request a Spanish language interpreter be made available by contacting the City Manager’s Office at 512-974-2194 no later than twelve hours before the scheduled time of the item on which the person wishes to speak.