Re: TODAY 3-5pm, A Home For Everyone, Coordinating Board mtg - watch &/or testify

Joseph Purkey

I wish they would stop wasting money on sweeps until people actually have somewhere better to go. That continues to feel like throwing money away to make lives more difficult when people are already clearly struggling.

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Time |  Agenda Item | Presenter | Action 
5 min Welcome - Board Co-Chairs - Informational 
10 min Introductions All - Informational 
10 min Open for Public Comment: Up to five people, two minute limit per person. All - Discussion 
20 min Governance Presentation - Marc/Josh - Informational 
40 min Governance Discussion - Marc/Josh - Discussion 
30 min Budget Feedback - Josh/Marc - Informational/ Discussion 
5 min Additional Public Comment All - Discussion 
5 min General Updates & Announcements - All - Informational

Budget materials for meeting aren't [yet] posted, but here's some media coverage for overview: 
Basically, $38M of new city/county spending on homelessness, Mayor Wheeler and Chair Kafoury are proposing a joint spending plan that is primarily street outreach and cleanup services, and congregate shelter. 

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Weds 3-5pm: A Home For Everyone - Coordinating Board

Wed Nov 3, 2021 3pm – 5pm Pacific Time - Los Angeles
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April 7 agenda:

Starting with the April 7 meeting, "Members of the public will not be able to participate directly outside of public comments, but will be able to hear and see meeting participants and shared materials. The meeting will be accessible 15 minutes prior to the start time.

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[formerly, public participants could use the Zoom chat channel to comment, ask questions, discuss, or add notes. For spoken Public Comment, it is not quite clear how speaking slots are now requested or assigned - try emailing AHFE@...?]. 

A Home For Everyone is Multnomah County's homelessness policy coordinating body and Federally-recognized Continuum of Care. See: It has a Coordinating board that reports to a smaller Executive Board. 

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