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Leadership Council Meeting

August 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Due to the provisions of the Governor's Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 which suspend certain requirements of the Brown Act and the order of the Health Officer of the County of Sonoma to Shelter in Place to Minimize the spread of COVID-19, the HOME Sonoma County Leadership Council will be participating by teleconference in the meeting for August 7, 2020

Participate by computer, tablet, or smartphone application:

Enter Passcode: 462467

Participate by Telephone:
Dial US: +1 669 900 9128
Enter Webinar ID: 917 2619 9494

The Public will be allowed to participate in the meeting by submitting an email to Please note in the subject line, HOME SOCO and the item number you are submitting your comments on. Your email will be distributed to Council members. 

Meeting Documentation




  1. Call to Order

  2. Roll Call

  3. Approval of Current Agenda

  4. General Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

  5. Approval of Minutes

  6. Consent Calendar – None

  7. Regular Calendar

    Action Items

A. Leadership Council & Technical Advisory Committee Redesign 

  • Memo – Overview of Proposed Redesign

B. Utilization of Unused Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) funds

  • Memo – Distribution of Unused HEAP Services FUNDS

Informational Items

C. 2020 Sonoma County Point in Time Homeless Count 

  • Memo – 2020 Point in Time Homeless Count 

D. Sonoma County DOC COVID-19 Update 

  • Memo – DOC COVID-19 Update

E. Home Sonoma County Strategic Planning Update – Jaclyn Grant and Kate Bristol, Focus Strategies

8. Reports

  • Leadership Council Chair
  • TAC Chair and Task Group Updates
  • Lead Agency Staff

9. Adjournment

   Future Meeting Date: TBD

Public Comments

PUBLIC COMMENT PRIOR TO THE COUNCIL MEETING: Public Comment may be submitted via email to

PUBLIC COMMENT DURING THE COUNCIL MEETING: PUBLIC COMMENT USING ZOOM: Members of the public who join the Zoom meeting, either through their web browser online or by calling in, will be able to provide live public comment at specific points throughout the meeting. 

One may also email public comment to throughout the meeting. All emailed public comments will be read into the record.  

Any writings or documents presented to a majority of the Home Sonoma County Leadership Council regarding any item on this agenda may be made available for public inspection electronically or at the Sonoma County Community Development Commission office located at 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 during normal business hours.


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Sonoma County Community Development Commission at (707) 565-7500 (voice) or (707) 565-7555 (TDD). Translators and American Sign Language interpreters for individuals with hearing disabilities will be available upon request. A minimum of 48 hours is needed to ensure the availability of translation services.

In accordance with Government Code §54957.5, any materials of public record relating to an agenda item that are provided to a majority of the members less than 72 hours before the meeting will be made available upon request at the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa during normal business hours and will be posted online 72 hours prior to each meeting. Materials of public record that are distributed during the meeting shall be made available for public inspection at the meeting if prepared by the lead agency or a member of the legislative/advisory body, or within two business days after the meeting if prepared by some other person.

Contact Information

Michael Gause

Ending Homelessness Manager

Sonoma County Community Development Commission

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
1440 Guerneville Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.456899, -122.733918

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