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February 22, 2010

Policy/Legislation Committee - February 22, 2010

February 22, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO
LOCAL HOMELESS COORDINATING BOARD
Policy Committee
Agenda
February 22, 2010
10:00am – 12:30pm
77 Otis St.

I. Introduction

II. Overview of Policy Committee- (10 min)
A) Role in this process

III. Context Setting: Single Adult Shelter System- Access (30 min)
Facilitated by LHCB Staff
A) Review of previous work, reports, and discussions had on the Single Adult Shelter System
· Standard of Care
· Shelter Enrichment Report
· Human Services Agency Reports
· Coalition on Homelessness Reports
· Data from the Shelter Monitoring Committee

IV. Review of Proposed Legislation- (30 min)
Coalition on Homelessness
A) Review of the proposed legislation that would make changes to current legislation: “Standard of Care for City Shelters and Powers and Duties of the Shelter Monitoring Committee”
B) Review the purpose behind the proposed changes and potential impact

V. Public Comment on the Legislation- (60 Min)
A) Opportunity to provide comment on the proposed legislation, suggest changes, additions, and ask questions

VI. 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, Frank Darby, 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.

jTRANSLATION 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: Ali Schlageter, LHCB Policy Analyst – ZB16, Department of Human Services, P.O. Box 7988, San Francisco, CA 94120, or via fax at (415) 558-2834, or via email: Alison. Schlageter@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 (415-558-1825) during normal business hours. The material can be faxed or mailed to you upon request.

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