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File #: 19-0081    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action:
Title: Update on the City's Homelessness Initiatives and Five-Year Plan to Address Homelessness in Our Community (City Manager Moe). a) RECEIVE AND FILE b) APPROVE
Attachments: 1. Updated Five Year Plan
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
George Gabriel, Senior Management Analyst

SUBJECT:Title
Update on the City's Homelessness Initiatives and Five-Year Plan to Address Homelessness in Our Community (City Manager Moe).
a) RECEIVE AND FILE
b) APPROVE
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council receive and file the report on the City's homelessness initiatives and approve updates to the City's Homelessness Plan.
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BACKGROUND:
On March 7, 2017, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors obtained voter approval for a 10-year, 1/4 cent sales tax increase to help fund housing and support services for the homeless population throughout the County. Since the passage of Measure H, various cities have taken an active role in addressing homelessness. In October 2017, 47 cities were awarded homelessness planning grants. Manhattan Beach was one of the cities to apply for, receive this funding, and subsequently develop a homelessness plan.

On August 21, 2018, the City Council adopted the City's "Five-Year Plan to Address Homelessness in Our Community." The plan contains seven goals aligned with Manhattan Beach's and Los Angeles County's objectives to address homelessness. Each goal contains supplemental information and includes: 1) Supported actions to achieve those goals; 2) Associated policy changes and requirements to move forward; 3) How progress will be measured; 4) Who is responsible for each goal and its progress; 5) What City resources will be leveraged; and 6) Timeline to complete each goal.

Following approval of the plan, at the September 4, 2018, meeting, City Council adopted Ordinance No. 18-0020 prohibiting the camping and storage of personal property in public areas and private property. Additionally, the City Council appointed a Homelessness Task Force to assist with recommended uses of County home...

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