Minutes September 15, 2011
Thursday, September 15, 2011
September 15, 2011
Ad hoc Homelessness Steering Committee
Guanajuato Room, Ashland Public Library
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Parker, Lewis, Saldana, O’Bryon, Everson, Rohde, Slattery (Council liaison), Voisin (Council liaison), Seltzer (city staff)
Call to Order
Parker called the meeting to order at 4:07 p.m.
Approval of Minutes
Everson/Saldana m/s to approve the minutes of the August 18 meeting two corrections.
Follow up and review of draft recommendations
Introduction and Overview
The committee discussed information to add to the Introduction/Overview of the Council report including the number of times the committee met, how proposals were solicited, the number of proposals received (breadth, scope, quality etc.), criteria used to evaluate the proposal, how the committee reached the decision to recommend the proposals. The committee voted to authorize Parker to write the final quarterly Introduction/Overview of the report.
General discussion and agreement on fine tuning to ensure recommendations have a common format, and common related information including the sponsor’s original proposal, the sponsor name, the HSC rational/background for the recommendation, approximate costs to the City to implement the recommendation and timeframe to implement.
Committee members will make appropriate edits to the drafts and send to Seltzer no later than Wednesday, September 21. The presentation to the City Council is not scheduled for Tuesday, October 4. Seltzer advised it could be moved to the October 18 meeting depending on the agenda for October 4.
General discussion on the spreadsheet which includes all the proposals received with committee comments and actions. Parker will make final edits to the spreadsheet.
Next meeting date is October 20, 2011. Seltzer will make arrangements with the library for meeting space.