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File #: 19-0072    Version: 1
Type: Gen. Bus. - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action:
Title: Appointment of Additional Homelessness Task Force Members (City Manager Moe). APPOINT
Attachments: 1. Homelessness Task Force Advertisement
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Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

Bruce Moe, City Manager

George Gabriel, Senior Management Analyst

Appointment of Additional Homelessness Task Force Members (City Manager Moe).
Recommended Action
Staff recommends that the City Council appoint additional task force members from the list of interested applicants.
There are no fiscal implications associated with the recommended action.

At the August 21, 2018, meeting, City Council discussed and adopted the City's "Five-Year Plan to Address Homelessness in Our Community" and directed staff to create a task force on homelessness.

At the October 16, 2018, meeting, the City Council appointed individuals to a task force, consisting of five members, with each City Councilmember appointing one member. The Homelessness Task Force members appointed by the City Council include:
- Kelly Stroman
- Lucia La Rosa Ames
- Liz Spear
- Diane Wallace
- Lee Barr

As part of those appointments, the City Council directed to staff open an application process to appoint up to six more Homelessness Task Force members after the November 7, 2018, grant proposal deadline to obtain Measure H funds for homelessness services.

Thus far, the Homeless Task Force has met four times and discussed topics that include:
- Implementation Request for Proposals from Los Angeles County (Measure H Funding);
- Homelessness Count on January 23, 2019;
- Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) funding;
- Potential community meeting on homelessness; and
- Manhattan Beach Police Department activities on homelessness.

While the scope of the task force will continue to develop over time, the immediate purpose of this task force is to assist the City in: 1) Recommended uses of County homelessness funds, 2) Community outreach and education, and 3) Development of potential grant ...

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