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Full Board - May 5, 2014 - Meeting Agenda

Full Board - May 5, 2014

LOCAL HOMELESS COORDINATING BOARD

Full Board

May 5, 2014

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Born Auditorium

170 Otis St San Francisco, CA 94103 Revised February 28, 2014

 

Please post this agenda for homeless and formerly homeless people. All LOCAL HOMELESS COORDINATING BOARD (LHCB) meetings are public. Homeless and formerly homeless San Franciscan’s are encouraged to attend LHCB meeting.

 

Note: Public Comment will be taken after each agenda item. Public comment must pertain to the agenda item. Each public comment is limited to 2 minutes. General public comment is taken at the end of the meeting.

 

I.                Introduction – 5 min

 

II.              Minutes from April  meeting- 5 min (for action)

 

III.            Mayor’s Housing Opportunity Partnerships, and Engagement (HOPE) Office- 10 min (for discussion):: Standing agenda item for update from Bevan Dufty, Director of Mayor’s Office of HOPE

 

IV.            San Francisco 25 Cities Initiative-- 15 min (for discussion): Ending Veteran Homelessness San Francisco has been asked to participate in a campaign to end veteran homelessness called 25 Cities. This campaign will focus on coordinated assessment for veterans. Megan Owens will explain the goals of the campaign, the next steps and how this work is being coordinated with the Continuum of Care Coordinated Assessment Pilot.

 

V.              San Francisco Continuum of Care 2014 Competition Project Scoring Tools: -- 20 min  (for action): Jeff Ugai and Alissa Weber of HomeBase and the Center for Common Concerns will present the Funding Committee recommended scoring tool for new and renewal Continuum of Care projects for LHCB consideration and adoption. This tool will be used in the upcoming 2014 competition.  

                                                                                                                             

VI.            Larkin Street Youth Services Request for Continuum of Care Grant Amendment—10 min (for action): Holly Hayes of Larkin Street Youth Services will request approval for a grant amendment changing the location of the Avenues to Independence program, and to merge the Avenues to Independence and G House projects.  LHCB approval is needed for the change to be finalized with the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

 

VII.         Public Comment

VIII.       Adjournment

 

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review. For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force at: Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, City Hall, Room 244, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102-4683. Telephone: (415) 554-7724, Fax: (415) 554-7854. E-Mail: sotf@sfgo.org. Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force (listed above), the San Francisco Public Library, and on the City’s web site at: www.sfgov.org.

 

TRANSLATION SERVICES

Interpreters for languages other than English are available on request.  Sign language interpreters are also available on request. For either accommodation, contact (415) 252-3136 at least two business days before a meeting.

 

LOBBYIST ORDINANCE

Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Admin Code Section 16.520-16.534] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 1390 Market Street, No. 701, SF 94l02, (415) 554-9510, FAX (415) 703-0121 and web site http://www.sfgov.org/ethics/.

 

SUBMITTING WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENT TO THE LOCAL HOMELESS BOARD

Persons who are unable to attend the public meeting may submit to the Local Homeless Board, by the time the proceedings begin, written comments regarding the subject of the meeting.  These comments will be made a part of the official public record, and brought to the attention of the Local Homeless Board.  Written comments should be submitted to: Megan Owens, LHCB Policy Analyst – ZB25, Department of Human Services, P.O. Box 7988, San Francisco, CA 94120, or via fax at (415) 557-6007 or via email: megan.owens@sfgov.org

 

ORAL PUBLIC COMMENT TO THE LOCAL HOMELESS BOARD

Public comment will be taken on each item being considered by the Board prior to the Board’s vote.

 

EXPLANATORY DOCUMENTS RELATED TO AGENDA ITEMS

Copies of explanatory documents are available through the Local Homeless Coordinating Board (415-557-6007) during normal business hours.  The material can be faxed or mailed to you upon request.

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