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Council meeting for more education today

Monday, March 23, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

City Council members will continue looking at different facets of public policy at their 9 a.m. meeting today. At that time, Assistant City Manager Rey Arellano and Travis County Justice & Public Safety Executive Roger Jefferies will answer the question, “What is the City’s approach to public safety service delivery? How does the City work with the County and other partners in delivering services?” Following this, Austin Police Monitor Margo Frazier, Greater Austin Crime Commission Executive Director Cary Roberts, former associate judge for Austin Municipal Court and former member of the Public Safety Commission Ramey Ko, and Texas NAACP President Gary Bledsoe will take a look at key community concerns and the community’s role in public safety. After that, Mike Levy and another speaker will address disaster recovery efforts. The discussion will also feature these speakers: Allen Graham, Mobile Loaves and Fishes; Nancy Hohengarten, Community Justice Council; Human Rights Commission; Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities; Mike Manor, Building Bridges Brick by Brick.

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