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Department of Health Services

Homelessness Services

Continuum of Care Board Meeting

Date: August 24, 2022

Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Zoom Webinar:

Registration Required: No

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Agenda Item

Packet Item




Welcome, Roll Call and Introductions


Board Chair



Consent Calendar (ACTION ITEM):
(Unless pulled from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion, the Board will approve the below with one action following public comment)

  • 8/24/22 Agenda
  • Minutes from 7/27/22
  • Summary of Follow-ups from the Previous Meeting(s)
  • Update on Potential Federal Legislation for Housing for All Act 2022
  • CoC Governance Charter Revision
  • CoC Board Calendar for Remainder of 2022
  • Special CoC Membership Meeting in December
  • CoC Unsheltered and Rural NOFO Update

Calendar Staff Report with Attachments Included

Board Chair



Vacant Service Provider Seat Selection
ACTION ITEM: Elect Homeless Service Provider

Staff Report for
Vacant Service Provider Seat Selection

Board Chair



Reports from Lead Agency Staff

  • Housing and Homelessness Incentive Program (HHIP) Progress Update
  • Built for Zero Update
  • Joe Rodota Trail Update
  • Centralized Housing Locator Update

Staff Report for Reports from Lead Agency

CDC Staff



2022 CoC Competition Overview and Scoring for
New Projects
ACTION ITEM: Approve scoring for new projects

Staff Report for
2022 CoC
Competition Overview and Scoring for New

CDC Staff &
Dennis Pocekay



Word from the Street


Chessy Etheridge



MOU Between CoC Board and Lead Agency

Term Sheet for
MOU Between Lead Agency & CoC

Board Chair &
CDC Staff



10-minute break





Homeless Service Provider Group Update


Margaret Sluyk



Reports from Standing Committees:

  • Funding & Evaluation Committee
  • Coordinated Entry Advisory (CEA) Committee

ACTION ITEM: Approve updates to Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures
ACTION ITEM: Approve changes to the EHV referral groups

  • Strategic Plan Committee

Lived Experience Advisory & Planning Board (LEAP)

-Staff Report for Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures
- Staff Report for changes to the EHV referral groups

Committee Representatives



Review Agenda for September CoC Board Meeting

  • CEA Advisory Standards for Rapid Rehousing and Permanent Supportive Housing
  • Point in Time Count Comprehensive Report

Quarterly Membership Meeting Agenda for October (ACTION ITEM)- Annual Equal Access Rule Training

- Staff Report for DRAFT Agenda 9/28/22

Board Chair



Board Member Questions & Comments


Board Chair



Public Comment on Non-Agendized Items


Board Chair



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.