Continuum of Care

Governance Charter and Policy Review Committee Meeting

October 26, 2021 from 2:30 4:00 PM

Webinar information

Meeting Documentation


Agenda ItemPacket ItemPresenterTime
Welcome, Roll Call and Introductions

CDC Staff & Committee


1. Approve Agenda (ACTION ITEM) 10/26 Agenda Committee Chair 2:35pm

Approve Meeting Minutes from 10/8 & 10/12


10/8 & 10/12 Committee Chair 2:40pm
3. Election-Related Charter Changes (Potential ACTION ITEM) Message from Don Schwartz for Charter Committee; 10/16 Draft Election-Related Charter Changes; Draft CoC Membership Application; Memo to CoC Board re Charter; Draft CoC Board Presentation (refer to slides 16 & 17) Committee Chair 2:45pm

Remaining Sections of the CoC Governance Charter

  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Committees
  • CoC Board Protocols
  • Other

(Potential ACTION ITEM)

10/18 Draft of CoC Charter Committee Chair 3:15pm
5. Conflict of Interest (Potential ACTION ITEM) Committee Chair 3:35pm
6. CoC Charter & Policy Review Agenda Setting
  • HUD Review
  • Meeting Schedule (Potential ACTION ITEM)
Committee Chair 3:45pm

Public Comment on Non-agendized


Committee Chair 3:55pm


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.

Meeting Materials

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.  

Public Comment

Public Comment may be made prior to the meeting via email. To submit an emailed public comment to the CoC Board or the CoC Committees, email Please label the written notice as public comment referencing the CoC Board or the CoC Committee, provide your name, the agenda number(s) on which you wish to speak, and your comment. These comments will be emailed to the referenced CoC Board or CoC Committee detailed in the request. 

Public comment may also take place during the meeting and can be made live by joining the Zoom meeting. Available time for comments is determined by the Board/Committee Chair based on agenda scheduling demands and total number of speakers.

Contact Information

Michael Gause

Ending Homelessness Program Manager

Karissa White
Continuum of Care Coordinator

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Mail Address

Sonoma County Community Development Commission

1440 Guerneville Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Santa Rosa Office is now open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Masks are required.

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