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File #: 22-1748    Version: 1
Type: Community & Economic Development Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/15/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/29/2022 Final action:
Title: City Initiatives Roadmap - Emergency Housing System Expansion: Quick-Build Emergency Interim Housing.
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Memorandum from Cohen, 11/21/2022, 3. Memorandum from Jimenez, 11/29/2022, 4. Memorandum from Liccardo, 11/29/2022, 5. Memorandum from Mahan, 11/29/2022, 6. Presentation - est. 10 minutes, 7. Letters from the Public - 1 of 2, 8. Letters from the Public - 2 of 2
City Initiatives Roadmap - Emergency Housing System Expansion: Quick-Build Emergency Interim Housing.
(a) Accept the staff report on Site Identification and Operational Considerations for Quick-Build Emergency Interim Housing and approve the following actions:
(1) Remove the Noble site from consideration for Emergency Interim Housing;
(2) Pursue the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Cerone and Cottle sites while continuing to pursue other identified sites;
(3) Implement a subpopulation focus at Emergency Interim Housing sites by level of care needed; and
(4) Explore partnerships with healthcare providers, both public and private, to provide onsite medical and other resources for residents at the Emergency Interim Housing sites.
(b) As part of the 2023-2024 Proposed Budget development process, in context of the City’s budgetary position and other critical City Council priorities, consider the following approaches to maintain quality of life in neighborhoods surrounding current and future Emergency Interim Housing and Bridge Housing Community sites through the provision of dedicated monitoring, reporting, blight reduction, community engagement and housing resources to communities within a half-mile of existing Emergency Interim Housing/Bridge Housing Community sites, including:
(1) Housing outreach vendors to ensure weekly case management style homelessness outreach and associated housing resources for individuals experiencing homelessness;
(2) Illegal dumping, graffiti, and vehicle abatement programs to ensure 48-hour removal of illegal dumping and graffiti, and ensure a 2-3 day response time for the vehicle abatement program;
(3) Dedicated encampment services to maintain rights of way, provide trash service twice per week, and ensure encampments maintain a 12x12 or smaller footprint;
(4) Dedicated staff liaison between neighborhoods, City Council Offices and City program staff, including regular attendance at communit...

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