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Public Safety Commission

Advisory body to the city council on all budgetary and policy matters concerning public safety, including matters related to the Austin Police Department, the Austin Fire Department, and the Austin/Travis County Emergency Medical Services Department. Make recommendations on matters related to long-range comprehensive planning initiatives, access to and expenditure of state and federal grant funds, and other related public safety matters. See Section 2-1-171 of the City Code.

Meetings: 
  • First Monday of each month (except September)
  • 4 - 6 p.m.
  • See agenda or contact liaison for meeting location

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

2014 Meeting Schedule:

  • January - Cancelled
  • February 3, 2014
  • March 3, 2014
  • April 7, 2014
  • May 5, 2014
  • June 2, 2014
  • July 7, 2014
  • August 4, 2014
  • September 12, 2014 - Moved due to Labor Day
  • October 6, 2014
  • November 3, 2014
  • December 1, 2014
Staff: 
  • Tara C. Long, Austin Police Department, 512-974-5747
  • Jennifer Heatly, Austin Fire Department, 512-974-4110
  • Ely Reyes, Austin Police Department, 512-974-8211
  • Harry Evans, Austin Fire Department, 512-974-0132
  • James Shamard, Austin-Travis County EMS Department, 512-972-7201
Annual Reports: