Date(s) - 07/07/2020
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
The meeting will be held virtually by Zoom. Read Preliminary Agenda. Agenda item on homelessness is on Item #34. And check this webpage for other meeting documents closer to the date of the meeting.
Item #34. Update on County Efforts to Address Homelessness, COVID-19 Homeless Response and Proposal for Future Strategies to End Homelessness. (This item will probably be discussed closer to 1:30 pm near the end of the meeting).
A) Accept staff’s report on the Community Development Commission and Department of Health Services efforts to implement homeless strategies approved by the Board on December 23, 2019 and March 10 2020.
B) Provide direction to staff regarding proposed short- and medium-range homeless strategies including the direction for the use and appropriation of federal and state homeless funding in response to the COVID19 pandemic.
C) Provide direction to staff on the establishment of a homeless prevention program focusing on rental assistance to address COVID19 impacts
D) Provide direction to staff on the establishment of an indoor-outdoor shelter(s).
E) Provide direction to staff on the future of the Los Guilicos Village Shelter.
F) Provide direction to staff on County’s homeless funding allocation to the Home Sonoma CountyLeadership Council.
G) Provide an update on upcoming efforts to lease and/or purchase remaining shared housing.
H) Approve recommendation to have the Community Development Committee focus affordable housing and housing authority functions with the Board of Supervisors and the Home Sonoma County Leadership Council focus on homeless matters.