Tovo Amendments

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Ashley Richardson
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Tovo Amendments

Post by Ashley Richardson » Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:55 am

On behalf of Council Member Tovo:

Dear colleagues,

Thank you for the proposals that have been posted thus far. I look forward to reviewing the newer proposals more carefully in the coming days. Below are the amendments I intend to put forth for consideration during the budget adoption process.

Amendment #1 – the creation of an Early Childhood Program Coordinator position within Austin Public Health
Amendment: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 113719.pdf
Budget Summary: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 113751.pdf
January 8, 2020 Early Childhood Council recommendation: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 113817.pdf
Confirmed co-sponsors: Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Member Alter

Amendment #2 – the restoration of a contracted Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) on the Homelessness Outreach Street Team (HOST)
Amendment + Budget Rider: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 114207.pdf
Budget Summary: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 114241.pdf
Confirmed co-sponsors: Council Member Casar and Council Member Alter

Amendment #3 – budget rider to initiate a pilot study to assess the effectiveness of a local officer recruitment program.
Budget Rider: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 114359.pdf
Confirmed co-sponsors: Mayor Adler

All my best,

Kathie
Policy Aide
Office of Kathie Tovo, Council Member District 9