To accept and file proposed homelessness report, approve city homeless plan, and approve homeless task force, the Torrance City Council and the Social Services Commission will be conducting a joint meeting that is open to the public. There will be a time set apart for oral communication with the public. Attend with an open mind and share your questions and possible solutions to the homeless situation in Los Angeles that has spread to the South Bay and the City of Torrance.
AGENDA JOINT MEETING (Not Televised)
I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL/MOTIONS FOR EXCUSED ABSENCE
- CITY COUNCIL: __ Chen, __ Goodrich, __ Griffiths, __ Herring, __ Mattucci, __ Rizzo, __ Mayor Furey
- COMMISSION:__ Bickford, __ Chiota, __ Gow, __ Jones, __ Leys, __Ragins, __ Chair Scotto
III. FLAG SALUTE
IV. MOTION TO ACCEPT AND FILE REPORT ON POSTING OF AGENDA
V. ACCEPT AND FILE PROPOSED HOMELESSNESS REPORT, APPROVE CITY HOMELESS PLAN, AND APPROVE HOMELESS TASK FORCE Recommendation of the Social Services Commission that the City Council: A. Accept and file proposed homelessness report by the Social Services Commission; and B. Approve staff’s recommendation that the Social Services Commission prioritize the creation of a City homeless plan, and return to Council for its adoption and for quarterly updates on progress; and C. Approve staff’s recommendation to direct the City Manager to explore creating a Homeless Task Force comprised of City staff and partnering agencies
VI. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS/ANNOUNCEMENTS
RESOURCES FOR THE HOMELESS
Service Provider Area 8 Regional Coordinator, deploys outreach teams to connect individuals to resources, housing, jobs
Through a connection of faith-based organizations in the South Bay, focuses on housing homeless families while connecting them to the resources they need to get out of a crisis.
Los Angeles Homeless Outread Portal to request homeless outreach services
Los Angeles County's Social Services self-help hotline
Provides resources, services, homeless families, homeless and at-risk veterans, victims of domestic violence, runaway and homeless youth, victims of human trafficking, unemployed adults and youth and other low-income members of the community in need of assistance.