Shelter Monitoring Committee
SHELTER MONITORING COMMITTEE
Replaces All Previous Notices
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following seat information and term expirations (in bold), appointed by the Board of Supervisors:
Seat 1, Patrina Hall, term expiring on November 23, 2018, must be homeless or formerly homeless within the three years prior to appointment and living with their homeless child under the age of 18, for a two-year term.
Seat 2, Loretta Gaines, term expiring on November 23, 2018, must be a homeless person (or homeless within the three years prior to appointment) with a disability, for a two-year term.
Seat 3, Nicholas Kimura, term expiring on November 23, 2018, must have experience providing direct services to the homeless through a community setting, for a two-year term.
Seat 4, Lauren Kahn, term expiring on November 23, 2018, must be selected from a list of candidates that are nominated by community agencies that provide behavioral health, housing placement, or other services to the homeless, for a two-year term.
Vacant Seat 5, succeeding Leslie Bilbro, resigned, must be homeless or formerly homeless and must be selected from a list of candidates nominated by non-profit agencies that provide advocacy or organizing services to homeless people, for the unexpired portion of a two-year term ending November 23, 2018.
Seat 6, succeeding Traci Watson, term expiring on November 23, 2018, must be homeless or formerly homeless and must be selected from a list of candidates nominated by non-profit agencies that provide advocacy or organizing services to homeless people, for a two-year term.
Reports: The Committee shall prepare and submit quarterly reports that shall include, but not be limited to, information on the following: safety in the shelter, cleanliness in the shelter, disability access to and within the shelter, family life in the shelter, a review of policies and procedures in place at the shelter, and any information received regarding the treatment and personal experiences of shelter residents. The reports shall also include recommended action steps for the shelter and for the City department that contracts for services at the shelter. The reports shall not identify shelter residents or disclose any confidential information concerning shelter residents consistent with State and Federal law. The Committee may issue emergency reports at any time it deems necessary. The reports shall be provided to: 1) the Mayor, 2) the Board of Supervisors, 3) the Local Homeless Coordinating Board, 4) the appropriate City department responsible to take action, 5) the City department that contracts for services at the shelter, 6) the shelter under review, and 7) the public. These reports shall be public documents. Any City department identified in the reports as responsible to take action shall, within 30 days of issuance of the reports, provide to the Board of Supervisors a departmental report setting forth how the department intends to respond to the Committee's recommendations.
Sunset Date: None.
Additional information relating to the Shelter Monitoring Committee may be obtained by reviewing Administrative Code, Section 20.300, et seq., at http://www.sfbos.org/sfmunicodes or visiting the Committee’s website at http://www.sfgov.org/sheltermonitoring.
Interested persons may obtain an application from the Board of Supervisors website at http://www.sfbos.org/vacancy_application or from the Rules Committee Clerk, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689. Completed applications should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board. All applicants must be residents of San Francisco, unless otherwise stated.
Next Steps: Applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be contacted by the Rules Committee Clerk once the Rules Committee Chair determines the date of the hearing. Members of the Rules Committee will consider the appointment(s) at the meeting, and applicants may be asked to state their qualifications. The appointment(s) of the individual(s) who are recommended by the Rules Committee will be forwarded to the Board of Supervisors for final approval.
Please Note: Depending upon the posting date, a vacancy may have already been filled. To determine if a vacancy for this Committee is still available, or if you require additional information, please call the Rules Committee Clerk at (415) 554-5184.
Clerk of the Board
DATED/POSTED: December 19, 2017