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System Funding Task Group Meeting

October 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Meeting Location

SAY Dream Center - Multi-Purpose Room
2447 Summerfield Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Call to Order


Approval of the Minutes of September 12, 2019

New Business

Return to intent of the Task Group – To advise Leadership Council on strategies to ensuring that adequate public and private funding is available to address homeless needs.

  1. Chuck Mottern and Michael Gause – Summary of Leadership Council meeting on Strategic Planning and Impact on Systems Funding Task Group.

  2. Michael Gause:
    • Initial overview of funding
    • Asset Mapping of System Funding
    • Asset Mapping of Gaps & Needs
    • Establish Priorities of Funding Needs

General Public Comment

The public is invited to make comment on items within the Leadership Council’s jurisdiction that are not listed on the current agenda for up to 15 minutes. Comments are limited to two minutes per speaker. Any additional public comments will be heard at the conclusion of the meeting. While members of the public are welcome to the Council under the Brown Act, the Council may not deliberate or take action on items not on the agenda. 


The next meeting of the Systems Funding Task Group will be Thursday, November 10, 2019


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.

Agendas and supporting documents can be found at:

Contact Information

Michael Gause

Ending Homelessness Manager

Sonoma County Community Development Commission

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