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when your item come up dial story 3. call from a quite location [speaking fast] you will sufficient public comment via e mail and forwarded to the committee and included as the files. this meeting is recorded. >> thank you. secretary and welcome. it is thursday june 23rd, 20 twoochl we'll call this meeting to order and start with roll call yoochl member drews. member catalano. member denning? >> here. >> vice chair. absent. >> officer ledletter. >> here >> member miller. >> here. >> member reggio? >> here.
>> chair williams. >> here >> we have quorum and now our ramaytush ohlone land acknowledgment. we acknowledge on the only land of the ramaytush ohlone. who are the original inhappen tans. as stewards of this land and in accordance with traditions they have never seed or forgotten their responsibilities as care takers. as well as for all people who is reside in their territory. as guests we recognize we benefit from living and working on their home land. wish to pay respects acknowledging the ancestors and relatives of the ramaytush ohlone community and affirming their rights as first peoples. thank you. >> all right. we will move in our presentations. related ballot initiatives we have a representative from the supervisor's office who will tuck about the ballot initiate for a homelessness commission.
welcome. >> hello. i'm going to be off video i'm between eventses and wanted to discuss our charter amendment establishing 7 member commission to over seat department of homelessness in support of housing you know -- the department has a 677 million dollars budget but no5 process for making contract decisions. hiring the director or anything that commissions in san francisco do. prior to the creation of the baptist the functions were performed by human service or health commissions depending on the services to unhoused individuals. the deputy has been successful it is opaque and so supervisor introduced an amendment to create this commission to provide that space and is that
is before rules we plan to go to the november ballot as part of the measure we have the existing committees that work on homelessness work with the commission which would report to the board. il take questions if anyoning has anymore we made an amendment to provide that the our city our home committee would report to the commission but to mayor and the board of spierzs. in the version we introduced that was not the case but we correct today thanks to feedback from jenny and others. and so i will be happy to take questions you have. thank you we will go to committee question and comments. does anyone have anything. >> member reggio? >> yea. question is -- just a little input as to any feedback that
came to you to the supervisor from the mayor's office and the department. we -- what is the -- position toward the creation of the commission? the mayor's office has not have support eropposition they asked and include a seat for merchant business organizations in the version and think that ask helpful the departments had recommendations we rejected. which would have weakened the committees. we work in the good faith with the department and disagree on some. i don't believe they have a position. we are where in the conversation. so. at this point we have one coexperience president walt sxen other members expressed support but want to see the final
product. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> we'll go to member freidenbauch. >> thank you. chair. good morning. somented to appreciate supervisor's office and bill barns work on and supervisor's work on this legislation. and creating a commission. feel like this is important in terms of having really clear transparency on regulations in the upon departmentful on creating space to have detailed discussions that get down outside of the board of supervisors. and which you know, has a lot of other things on its plate. wanted to appreciate andmented to just kind of -- bring up an
issue for which i don't think is a problem. as bill barnes had mentioned in the original legislation this body would advise directly to the commission? and then we would be like00 urnld the commission in the language was changed so we could make recommendations to the board and the mayor. what this means for us process wise is that it will bring our time line back. this will go to the voterings if approved, i guess it would be the year after next would be our first budget season. wield make recommendations i think starting in have to start the process in september. in order to hit when the commission the commissions do their budget hearings december and january depending on the instructions from the pair and had they come out and
department's time line. so that we would have input at that point to the commission and we would have input to the mayor depending on what come outto the commission to the mayor's office and the board of supervisors that is the idea. i wanted to bring everyone's attention. it shits the way we have been doing this the last couple years. i don't think that is bad t. is good and gives us more but it does change things. so. of significantly in terms of huwe have been doing things. wanted to put that out there are. know on this this their ask talk about the seats and the balance on the mayor and the you know now the mayor majority appointed seats in the legislation and there is i think a lot of opinions to have that be you know more balanced.
having a split seat and a board of supervisors majority. and there is also input from community wanting it from the supportive housing community the seat inside of a busy neighbor seat. which -- our vice chair is a business owner. and so i think we do have this perspective and we have a lot of folks who are i think everyone who are housed neighbors -- this body incorporates that. i wanted to point that out.
there is a lot of ways on the commission when that really i think what is important is having people with expert ease on the issue. and able to move forward -- with existing knowledge of the homeless system and when is working and noted. i wanted to put that out there. thank you so much for your work on this. appreciate it. thank you. we'll go to member leadbetter. >> note one thing without too much detail the health commission has budgets scheduled that the member referred to. required to submit the budget around february 21st. to the extent there will be a budget and public process would
need to make recommendations to be a part of the process. that's a good point, bill. because we are missing like the way our process is working we are missing the public health commission. >> yea. member leadbetter >> good morning. thank you for your work. i'm clear on hat ultimate authorities is hat authority the commission has. this year was disheartning, the mayor picked up none of our recommendation its is important to understand how we can we are an expert bchd spent hours working on recommendations and
developed a live expertise program that is best practice. 91 of that was adopted or considered by the mayor it appear this is time. things are out of billions the intention of that committee is under mines this year. so i would like to understands where the authority falls here. >> that's a good question. city commissions have a responsibility under the charter to recommend a budget to the mayor's office parking lot of the commission phase. which happens to public members of the community can go testify at a hearing that they support or oppose ideas now the budget is not develop in the that way it is the director of the department andy sent to the mayor's office.
to the extent that a commission were to exist they would approve a budge would review what was sent over. the mayor can make changes to what commissions recommend and forward it to the board. board face we work to fix or adjust issues we identify as a problem and -- this year there are many of them. the issue is they are required to budget for consideration by the mayor that is a public process and we think that is help. . but health and human service commission proposal to the mayor's office is a presentation in detail where the funds are going and ask whether or not priorities are include or not and that does not happen here t. does not require that the mayor take the commission's recommendations but -- in most cases that is how the process worked wee have a charter
commission having the process. okay. thank you. i'm wondering if we i don't know how closely you have been following our work but data officer we have been trying to do things slightly differently and in tight coordination with the departmentses to create a system model and use dalta and ask, what will it take to end homelessness? how much of funds, what interventions are necessary and what scale for each? the pol tishgs playing out different low now with the shelter. legislation and issues our system model would align to which i would like stronger teeth in the commission that really takes some of the queues. what this committee has done to start to arc line toward a very
data oriented and community input oriented approach to planning for homeless service the ebb and flow and pendulum of investment happening now will not get us to end homelessness. i don't know if there is a side bar conversation to use the tools we have been trying to elevate with the department. that would be important. arc signing interventions and investments is not going to get us when we need to go. >> appreciate the point i forgot to mention a provision. you may know the control are has a city service auditor division. designed to identify practices in the city, our services delivered. is data informing those decisions? haare the results of those projects. you see instead controller's
reports on street cleaning and libraries and parks and maintenance. that is effective. homeless service have not been part of the auditor's authority. so in addition to the condition we add that component to the controller would you believe required to audit homelessness services society commission has that information. to the extent the committee has identified data sources and priorities and goals and you know the most important gospel ending home littleness and tracking it. we think the language that empowerhouse the controller will provide for independent review and happy to continue the conversation off line that is helpful. i think that is after the fact audit we want to plan for 10-20 years of investments. and work toward t. i think we
were making good strides for an alignment with the d. department is having leadership in planning efforts now. to me it is a question of how we look forward not back. and it is i think as we get more and more commissions, tell be more diffuse in planning and more opportunity for a lot of you know not well plan said investment. for me it it is a keep. what tools do we put in place the odd tors and back and not say the are the city services work are people getting the city service they need? are people happy. when investments are getting us to ends homelessness over a long time and start from the front. i'm happy to sends you or set a time to meet with the department and talk a bit about the planning and system mottling and how that can be a foundation for looking at investments over
time. >> thank you. and i we need to move to our shelter item i want to thank you. bill barns and all your work in collaborating with us on had legislation. so we are -- going to new to our next item we have a representative from supervisor mannedelman's office. jack sewith us. welcome to speak to the shelter legislation. >> hi, everyone. thank you, chair williams. i hope audio is coming through okay. so i see a lot of familiar faces some i have not met before. thank you for having we. i will make my little thing quick and glad to take questions you might have. this month the board of supervisors unanimously passed the supervisor's place for all ordinance ending a journey for the legislation first version in 2020. we seat board's passage of place
for all as a statement our sidewalks cant serve as a waiting room for supportive housing we are responsible for providing everyone a place to sleep. i'm sure we agree. it is simple and consists of compoenltss first establishes the policy of the city of san francisco to offer everybody person experiencing homelessness. and requires the department of homelessness and housing to plan for and implement a place for all program opening, leesing, funding or making available shell and housing. prevention resources and safe over night parking lots to serve all people experiencing unsheltered homeless knowledge. required submit that plan by december 31, 22. implementation time line a 36 mont period that is hypothetical
president. we don't expect to solve homelessness in that time but for the thought we thought it would be worst it to see >> the plan include costs and cost effectiveness. prevention and permanent housing a description of service to thes shelters. an equity study and a few other things. ordinance would require to impmrechl a system people homeless is sej terfor shelter by phone and director of real estate to create and update the program. 3 months afternoon hsh's submission of the planful [speak fast. [barbiturate schedule a hearing to consider the submissions. the original version of this was only coexperienced by one supervisor compared to 5 who coexperienced the version that
passed at the board this . speaks to san francisco attitudes toward homelessness and process we engaged with other supervisors to reach a consensus. we all know that san francisco pursued a housing first policy for over 20 years and helped 26 thousand people the number i got from hsh exit homeless have beens and the past 2 years we leased or acquired 25 new units. we are on track to expand that stock as quickly as possible. largely thanks to probable c and the work of this committee. yet. we know over for,000 people sleep unsheltered every night. and so keep think if there is a lesson in failure to end the unsheltered homelessness we should deposit allow housing first to be a policy of housing only or stands in the way of supplement at expansions of shelter. providing will shelter for people who don't have a clear
path is humanity. it is related what is happening on our sidewalks and it should not have taken san francisco this long. [reading, speaking fast]. so. thank you for having me i will hand it back to chair williams and glad to answer questions you might have. >> thank you. >> we will take questions from the committee. >> thank you for coming here today. appreciate it. mented note that the legislation that was passed was significantly different from the original legislation that was proposed. that did not align with national standardses how to address
homelessness. you know it was amended to not just look at shelter but to look at shell and housing and prevention and have the right proportions and costs between them. and that is very, very different. and so i think i wanted to note that because it is not helpful to just expand shelter if the shelter beds are full and not available because folks can't move out. that is the idea. so, i'm glad that you know that the legislation was amended to lineup with you know what are the best practice across the counts real. in terms of figuring out how to best invest dollars and making sure we have system flow so people leave homeless knows. this is centered around how people's experience in terms when they would like to see
happen, which this should be about them and not just about who has to pair witness to suffering. i wanted to elevate that and really appreciate you xhchlg thank you. >> yea. thank you. i'm glad to be here and glad to have conversations about this legislation or anything else our office is working o. i think you know how to see a chat i'm not familiar. my e mail is on the web page if you mean want to connect off liar and talk about this. i'm glad to. you are totally right. committee member, i want to note that the most of the things that were in the legislation around permanent housing were not in there at the beginning. that mainly because we are trying to make a point about shell and initiate a process. we were not opposed expanding
the scope. our view we have clear policies in the city. we need to provide housing and we are trying to but don't have a clear policy that says we are trying to provide shelter for everyone that does not have a clear path. one thing i will take credit before that has been from the start is the cost effectiveness analysis of models of prevention and permits and supportive housing we are looking forward to getting that back and digging in the details holding that hearing at the board and would welcome involvement from your commitied in that process you want to have. >> member miller. you know i think -- known of
this work is easy. you are talking about life and death for the most vulnerable. and extreme circumstances. because of the work we do. i have been i had the privilege of going all overnight country. talking to city officials and unsheltered folks. no audio. member miller we lost your sound. >> i'm sorry there is a lot that i am depressed about. and a lot that -- really -- excites me and gives me hope. i see a lot of creativity. i see a lot of passion and
different ideas come together and being legaling and open to different things. also what we see having folked on the ground 24/7 in the only in san francisco but throughout california is hayou know people are living in dire conscience. i mean, bad. bad. we have to create the infrastructure. because we cannot allow people to live like that on the street. we clean the streets we do all stuff and we are touched down on it. and the conditions are awful. and so -- i think, you know. if we can't let perfect with the n. good and have to create a baseline infrastructure and build on it. take the learnings and different
consciousness and continue to elevate and build temperature we have to build in infrastructure. and yes we have to work on permanent housing and hose things and as we see in l.a. the -- the vouchers are worth nothing. you have the vouchers. we have to figure. if building i don't know if it is building housing but takes arc while. i think we have to build this infrastructure. and we have to than the firstity rigz is in the the last iteration but something has to happen. we just can't you think ecstasy across america is getting worse. and we have to build the infrastructure at every level. i think we are doing better with shelter. one find navigation was the top of the line allowed people, pets and partners. now it is like shelter really is
not cool. whether you have rv's or cars or tents or tiny homes or cabins it allows privacy and more security. okay. so that's what we are going to. i think it will evolve. you know and so -- i'm excited that we are e involving that part of it and we remain ever vigilant and alert and conscious ness and conscious to make sure that we are doing best practice and there are places that people can begin on heel and begin to change you know their living conscience and is shes and all of that. so -- thank you. >> next. i don't see additional hands so i want to thank you jackie for all your hard work and thifrng
the supervisor for his collaboration on the initiate ever on this legislation. so, thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you chair williams. thank you for having me. reach out if you want to discuss further. >> all right. >> we'll move to conversation about the payments. i will invite jesse to speak on this. >> thank you. a note before we start i'm going back to the first presentation in the city services auditor. your intrepid and brainy staff person works for the city service's auditor. we are ahead of the blame. okay. well is a third piece of legislation in put in law and impacts homelessness service and
pieces sort of to amend and change. behested payments is an existing law that changed a new law took affect the beginning of the this year to make sure government decisions are made on a fair and impartial basis. the law presents elected officials and other officials and employees specified in the law. from premesisitting behested payments anyone who is an interested party. behested payments are contributions made in cooperation or at the request of a public official. so the public official soliciting donations. and an scombrd party describes
contractors and anyone who hadn'ted influence a department's administrative orring legislative actions. >> in the past, the city allowed funding from interested parties if disclosed bier following a required behested payment form. submit paperwork that was that's what was required. the new law bans that and does away with the public disclosure filings. there is no public disclosure filing and city officials can't clis solicit from interested parties. there are exceptions funds raise to large audiences or mailing funds raising appeals and things like that. in affect, right, it is an
attempt and effort to restrict opportunity for corruption and builds up public trust in government. the law has implications for public/private partnerships common in homelessness service. an example. you may have seen this is the press an exchange i can make available to the city attorney's response was helpful when i researched this. an example if a director meets with the department officer. and suggests piloting a program. that would qualify an attempt to influence the administrative action of the department. under the law the department must wait for a year before asking for funding from the partner for any program not just one where influence was
attempted by any program. as well a city department cannot collaborate with a party on a pilot project and each jointly funds a third party nonprofit provider. i bring these up these are the sort of relationships funding relationships that have been in place for programs like the community at 33 goth the mayor's all right asked about the 833 upon bryant uvenld if those sorts of relationships. are restricted. and illegal there is an initiative or 2. in distinguishment now in upon
front of the board that would adjust parts of the law in order the parts of the law that limit cooperation. keeping the parts of the law that curve corruption. thoez are under review now and will issue developing over the next couple of months for the november ballot. i will stop there. can, if there a lot of questions might be worthwhile to bring a speaker in. for our purposesmented to give an over view of what is coming up. thank you. i see member reggio? >> i will say i think the implications for our work is e normous. long history to the city working with private entities who and
business community and -- foundations to kraecht interventions that are effectivive. so i think that would have great implication inch don't have a specific question. i think i'm glad that the board of supervisors is looking at trying to remedy when phases are a problem. i would like to suggest to jessica willful to see the city attorney's letter. >> happy to do so. thank you very much. i don't see additional hands at this time. but will invite folk fist there are dwoes reach out to angels and he if we do need to we'll bring someone in to condition the conversation. >> i will go to public comment.
>> [instructions in cantonese] >> thank you. checking for hand raised for public comment. i don't see any. thank you. secretary, move to approval of the minutes and we have a member of minutes from our special meeting april 21. april 28 and may 6. the budget season is there a motion to approve these minutes
or in the entirety? member reggio? i will second. i'll move. all 3. >> a second? i will second but i have i correction i'd like to offer. yes, member reggio. >> can i do that now. >> yes. specify which minutes. april 28, page 4. third program this has to do with recommendations on housing -- in the pipeline. second bullet reads increasing the number of family subcylinderys by 50 a cost of 6.2 million over 2 years. and i'd like to correct is that line to read increasing the
initial sro family subsiies and a total cost 652 million. >> you accept that amendment to your motion? >> yes. >> is there other corrections? . with that we need it go to public comment. members who wish to comment on this item call and dial access code. press pound, upon pounds again and dial star 3. a system prompt will indicate you raised your hand. wait until you have been unmuted. note that you have 2 minutes.
evening checking for hands raised. there are no public comment for item 4. sorry you are on mute. >> so thank you. now a roll call vote. >> member andrews. >> absent. >> member denning. >> yes. >> member freidenback. >> yes. >> officer leadbert >> yes. >> miller. >> yes. >> reggio. >> yes. >> williams. >> yes. >> the motion approved now the next item 5 resolution on teleconference meetings. we than we are still in this place of not meet nothing
person. and so given the state of emergency due to covid-19, we and the benefits of physical distancing to control spread we will are providing opportunities for the public to provide comment in this setting we will review this every 30-days and we will continue to meet by technology. for the next 30-days and revisit this at the next committee's next regular meeting. >> all right. is there a motion to approve in the full text of this resolution it is lengthy read thanksgiving every month. you finds typeset online. and is there a motion to approve? >> moved. >> second. >> any discussion? all right. we will go to public comment. members of the public had wish to comment call the number on
another 30 days. go to our next item 6. crosswalk of the budget. i would like to invite angels and he we allow each to provide their comments and response. take it away jesse. >> hello. if has been awhile since wey met. i wanted reminds the group of all the work that was done this spring to bring to yous this place because we did not meet in may as usual. >> so a brief over view and refresh of what has been upon haing the end of march the departments gave an over view of budget recommendations in april. held 2 listening sessions. and had a number of meetings the liaison teams meeting and also
meeting with the departments to talk about retires and workshop their recommendations. at our april meeting presented draft recommendations to the committee. committee approved the allocation recommendations. in at the end of april, when we had our regular meeting the committee approved the emergency shell and hygiene recommendations and reconveend may 6 for a meeting to approve the housing mental health and prevention recommendations. you know staff provide a memo to the mayor's office. on nay 10th. and the beginning of june on the first the mayor's budget was released. the committee received a crosswalk spreadsheet of the recommendations we'll go through that today. you received a budget narrative
from the mayor's office. >> and on june 15th we provided to a memo to the members and the board of prierzs with that information. my thought was to walk throughout recommendations. and just so that everybody is on the same page. i know a number had conversations with or -- you know are familiar with the crosswalk but others may be not. so we will go 3 each of the sections of the fund. the i know that the -- yes. we gallon through each of the crosswalk and then provide the departments an opportunity to talk about what they have been doing and thinking. >> just to notice that this the
crosswalk. really focuses what was in the budget book the beginning of june and does in the reflect changes that may have happened in the last 3 weeks. the administrative allocation. recommended the funds administration proposed bite controller's office and the mayor's budget included those activities. committee recommended nkszing the administrative allocation by a million dollars in each budget year to support a community researcher program that engages community based organizations and people with expertise of homelessness as contributors to the need's assess am action and findings the mayor's budget did not incorporate this recommendation. looking at adult permanent housing the committee recommendations and the mayor's proposed budget arc lined. everybody remembers from the
process hamost, most of what was proposed about this committee and the department and the mayor agreed upon. the committee recommended that the mayor and the board of supervisors find another funding source for equity service the mayor's budget included 16.2 million dollars over 2 years to lower case loads in the adult housing cites. the committee recommended adding subcylinderys for transwomen at 4.8 million dollars over 2 yearos gchlg roughly 57 or 60 slots the mayor's budget did not include this program. the committee's recommendations resulted in an left unprogrammed balanceful i think you will remember of 6.1 million dollars in fiscal 24. in the mayor's budget this is programmed for psh equity
services. youth permanent housing. again. committee's recommendations aligned with what is in the budget book. committee recommended that the mayor and the board of supervisors find another funding source for the equity service the mayor's budget included 2 million dollars over 2 years to lower case loads in the nonyouth permanent spicht housing cites. the committee's recommendations left there were still an unprogrammed balance of upon 11.8 million dollars and 15 penalty 4 million dollars in 24. that balance was fully programmed for housing acway sigsz in the mayor's budget. and family permanent housing.
again. alignment between the committees spending recommendations and the budget on june first. the committee recommended finding a different funding source for psh services and family permanent housing and the mayor included funding in the budget 5.6 million dollars over 2 years to lower support service case loads across all permanent housing cites. the committee recommended increasing the line item from ocd family housing sro that is a mouthful. by 2 million dollars begin nothing fiscal 24 to allow an estimated 100 additional families to move from sro's to suitable living accommodations. this expansion did not appear in the june first budget. >> the committee recommended
adding 60 family housing flex pool spots. was it 60. >> yes. permanent housing slots for doubled up families including undocumentd and asylum families cost of 5.52 million over 2 years. this program did not appear in the june first proposed budget. and the committee recommended the recommendation the committee developed left unprogrammed balance. 9 penalty 3 million in fiscal 24 the mayor's budget that was programmed for housing acquisition. mental health services the committee again lots of alignment including in all of the situations creating a reserve of 15.9. it is called out for a reason.
the recommend the aciding a dual diagnose transitional care teaching community program with 50 slots for women in bay view costing 7.1 million over 2 years. that did not appear in the budget. recommend 17.5 in one time fund balance to dedicate that for site acquisition for treatment beds the mayor's budget reprogrammedut pregnant 10.6 million congress the tenderloin center operations through 22. and then putting the remaining sick.9 million toward site acquisition of a behavioral health access drop in center. >> the committee's recommendations would have require useings 8.2 million. reserve the funds i mentioned.
in fiscal 24. the mayor's budget retained the full reserve. homelessness service. the oversight committee recommendation fully arc lined with the mayor's budget. and the committee prioritized 2 additional promise upon funding. you may recall this we had confusion about carry forward funds we had to iron out on the spot and recommendation to prioritize 2 promise. if on the upon condition funding could be identified. a public benefit program to the homelessness prevention 2 million dollars over 2 dwleers did not a we're in the mayor's budget recommended adding a
family rehousing extension program to the rental assistance category cost of 2.8 million dollars over 2 years and suggested that might there might be funding and might be possible to fund that program through the family housing permanent housing and did not appear there. that program did not appear in either category. in the mayor's budget. >> emergency shell and hygiene service. lots of alignment in the recommendations. the committee recommended adding.6 million to the line item for hotel vouchers for victims of domestic veterans and hotel doctors for pregnant people and families. this did not appear in the june first budget back from the
mayor's office. recommended to funds that. the committee recommend reducing putting for the shelter bed's program and navigation center and operations 1.2 million in fiscal 23. that would have that would have made the funds available for the 2 hotel voucher promise the budget did not incorporate that recommendation. those that was a lot of information. i hope it just helps everybody remindses everybody where we are with the budget. and the recommendations. i did want to give i got a couple of slides i'm not sure if there is someone from hsh to talk a bit about what has been done since that june first budget book was issued. >> i do see director colin is
here and director summons. welcome. >> thank you chair williams and good morning to the committee. noel simons from hsh. jesse, do you have a slide to t up here? on the thank you very much. so -- over the last 2 weeks through conversations with supervisor robin who is chairing the budget committee this year the department reached agreement on 4 amendments to the prop c budgetful they will look familiar to you. hay address 4 of the recommendations made by this committee earlier in the process. the first adjustment is we will be adding 2 million dollars in each year of the 2 year budget to sfpt 50 long-term rentals for women this . is funds from the family psh portion of the prop c budget and added to the 2 year
budget for the family flex pool that was approved. i adopt to caution that remain to be capacity issues that may limit our ability to get the dollars out quickly given existing efforts to roll out subsidies over 18 months. planned expansions to the programs next fiscal year. the second adjustment to the budget is 2 million dollars are added to the year 2 budget of the to enhance ocd's program to serve doubled up families. this sfundzs from the appeal psh portion of the budget t. is adding to the existing 2 million dollars a year funded for this program. and so what that mean system that the total budget for this program in fiscal 23-24 will be 4 million dollars with this
enhancement. the third amendment listed here is the arcdition 1.38 million dollars in fiscal 22-23 to extend rapid housing subsidies by an additional 24 months this . is funded from the family psh portion of the budget i want to offer calf vots regarding this line item. heart attack sh will plan to deploy this funding flexiblely and strategically to meet need says in the family rehousing program determined with our contracted providers. we will use some of these fundses to extend subcylinderys beyond 24 months for families that need them and don't have an alternative to remain stable. with the ramp up of family flex pools, and emergency housing vouchers, we expect in the future there will be more
opportunities for families with financial support needs. to transition off of the time limited rapid rehousing and on to a permanent program that can help them maintain long-term stability of that's a way of saying we may have rused need to extend time limited rapid rehousing subcylinderys in the future. we don't need the full 1.38 million dollars for exceptions we'll make other investments to the family rapid rehousing program. specifically increasing the payment standard it is subsidy rate. to match the level that is provided in human service rapid rehousing programs. and to implement landlord incentives to place households rap and i had increase the unit invenntory in this program. >> fourth adjustment on the slide. is the addition of a 600
thousand dollars per year in each the 2 years of the budget. to add additional hotel vouchers for families and pregnant people. we already had 600 thousand dollars in prop c funds. another update is that since the committee deliberated the department has been talking with the d. public upon hasn't and asked if they could add 300 thousand dollars in d ph dream keeper funding to this program. brings the total investment prior to this adjustment to 9 huh thousand dollars in fiscal 23/24. and so tell be 1.5 million dollars with this additional adjustment. to provide hotel vouchers for families and pregnant people. i will stop there. and happy to answer questions
that the committee may have. thank you. i will open it up to the committee. >> thank you so much. this is really arc mazing news. appreciated. one peeves clarification on the it says 2 million in year 2 for doubled up family in sro's we had 2 different recommendations we had one for doubled up that was for 1.8 in year 1 and 3.7 in year 2. go from 37 to 67 in the second year. and then the sro was a year 2 request for 2 million. and so -- we usually separate outside doubled up from sro as 2
categories the sro families in inappropriate and over crowd housing and others living with somebody els employmented to see that collar ifkdz on that piece. thank you. for that question. i believe this is intended for sro families program. and i'm looking to director for confirmation. she had the conversation with the supervisor. >> yes. this is intended to augment the funding in the sro families:and committee member, i also want to note that in response to the committee discussion around serving doubled up families. refugees the department did specify in its procurement
document for family flex pool those populations are included and encouraged to be served through the existing family flex pool subidies. >> including doubled up. or just asylum seekers? >> i have to double -check the language of the procurement i can do and -- >> not to be sorry i'm being nit pick teis a key piece of this. because -- wham we don't want to we want to -- as well are a lot of families in situations outside of shelter not in cars but in situations where they are staying with other is. ful typical situation someone's car out and a flat and ready to
rent. and a very unfriendly space for the kids and really, really bad situation. and so those are families that have been left out of that we wanted to identify. noose the situation that a lot of the folks that are asylum seekers finds themselves n. we tried to identify that as a population and love to figure out how to make sure that we are inclusive in who is served of those households. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> very happy to continue hawith you. >> thank you. is there additional questions at this time? >> all right. if we could move to public comment? >> i was trying to get my hand up. >> officer leadbetter.
>> thank you. i will take a moment for a breath here. that was a great summary by jesse and in combination with the behested payments it is feeling like a tough day for citizen participation in san francisco. and i have to say that out loud. we spends a lot of time on this committee bringing very thoughtful, well researched and well supported by community input. into the conversation for how to end homelessness. and what this year feels like to me is a pretty dramatic break down of communication with the mayor's office. i don't know what the committee needs to do to improve that. if we can do that if the mayor's office is open to doing that.
but it is a dramatic refusal of accepting any of our recommendations. and you know the alignment with the departments takes work discipline i'm glad that alignment the thrust of here. but i think the recommendations from the committee above and beyond are important to see and the one that really is breaking my heart and perplexing is the lived experience program. and i would like a bit more information from the controller's office and the department as to why that did not seem to get support. and where the conversations are on that. and how we can move that forward. and then may be to this committee i don't know if we need a retreat or invite the mayor's office to be in direct conversation with us more. i know the departments are charged with handling those conversation but this feels
pretty dramatic to me. i hate to be a downer but i think that is how this year recommendations are landing for me. it is a shame with the time and energy and care and thoughtfulness and community input gather thanksgiving committee has doneful may be we can start with the livid expertise to understand if there were conversations where the controller's office stands how to keep that conversation rolling and moving forward. sure. i can say a couple things about it. one thing to start is that work planning -- which was implicit in your comments there, is taking off. and will be on the agenda next
month. we are planning yes and trying to think about how i think the controller's office shared the committee dmiment in incorporating lived expertise and not just voices but into -- figuring out how we can struggling for a word. like not just bring people's perspective but incorporate expertise as paid workers in developing the needs assessment doing analysis and sort of meshing that point view in the need's assess am work. we have dollars and a plan solicitation in development. everybody knows left year it panned out and had problems.
now we are moving forward on that. and then i know chair williams texted me earlier about setting up a conversation with leadership at the controller's office. has been to work on setting that up as well. >> thank you. i think i want to highlight for the members all of this is helping in the consecond of a city cert plus of 50 million dollars. and -- you know that's important context a state and city surplus and going back to in funds over and over to do things that i think the general budget bed accommodate. this set of recommend algdzs are not includes. sorry to be a down they're is where i see this now and i'm all
in to imprucht communication i think something's gotta give with communication at the mayor's office. >> thank you very much. we'll dp to member reggio. just question for -- i think you mentioned time to responded. is tht time. >> yes. just briefly. i will say on the good side i do not want to miss jezy's first bullet alignment was strong. that's in a lot of ways a credit to the communication between the department and the committee. secondly, i would strongly support the concern that thinks
not in alignment with the department's recommendation dids not make tipoke to the mayor's office and concerned on that. there is a problem putting time and not seeing the result. for that reason i'm glad to seat accommendations that have been made and the changes thank the department and supervisor ronnin in the committee members who may have worked on that. i'm happy to see the increased funding for the families that are in sro's. we heard from the community strong low in that regard. it was disappointd that was not
reflected initial low in the mayor's budget. and happy to see that coming become in. many years ago for the legacy projects. and i think we had spoken on where the committee thought that money should come from. the committee stands with the 73 on making that move t. is important. good thing we had that. and -- the last remark i would make in regard to housing. if with the balances change and using those increased upon balance for additional housing acquisition. i think as far as it goes that is good we will need as much as
possible in housing acquisition and so pleaseed see that. thank you. anyone else withhold like to peek to the crosswalk? >> just -- we are talking about hsh i want to make sure we circle become to that. i'm not sure if looks like we have d ph. want to make sure that happens. i wanted to, for the emergency service i was glad to seat hotel vouchers. loving we are able to match it with other funding. i wanted go back to the 2 unfunded items and see may be this is a question for the controller's office. but if there is room in the
family bucket for doing the double ditch i was confused about the admin thing. because we had budgeted at 7 million and went to 5 million. i don't know when we took out the 2 million each for the peer research piece? same question. i guess is you know the total amount we had decrease or is there room to do if not the whole thing a part of it? and anything there? >> you are asking about in the shelter? bucket. family yea. family -- bucket if is there is room for the doubled up. in your recommendations there was room.
>> not in our recommendations but after hacame back from the mayor's office is there room in the family bucket? for dunned up >> no it would eat into if you wanted to do that it would eat into money that they are proposing to set arc side for housing acquisition. >> okay. and the admin, how did that go from 7 back down to 5 million? what was the -- >> in house something >> in the admin where we have our research piece the million that julia was talking about that got cut out. in the very top section. administrative? >> yes. as far as i remember it is budgeted atwell so -- so because of the 1 million was not
include. is there money our administrative allocation to do that and if there is. >> no. >> so the way that the administrative allocation has been working is that a set00 eye know that the it can be up to 3% of funds. 3 percent has not been segmented reserved. the amount approved in the budget is set aside in reserve. so if you were to want to use add monto that increase the proportion, it would then all of the other categories need to be rebnsdz. >> okay. >> do we know where the million of each year taken out of the admin ended up? >> it is rebalanced across the entire fund. right. half of that million each year goes to permanent and half of
that goes to a general housing right. >> proportionately. >> got it. >> i was a little confused. so thank you. thank you very much. any other comments. i believe we have director kirkpatrick here. i don't know if we have time a lotted for will d ph. there is time. the agenda has left a lot of room for committee discussion that has been a priority the remaining thing on the agenda besides public comment on this item is think burglar work planning and proposing future agenda items. so. i would like to invite director kirk pas patrick if you would like to speak about the differences of the mayor's will
budget. >> justin's slide captured the changes from the department phase and committee recommendations in the mayor phase of the budget. i want to note that we have reached tout chair williams approximate look to speak to member freidenback and director countryins reached out to understand the women's transitional care program in the bay view. we would like tonld the vision and the goal for the program based on community input we are trying to engage in conversations with you on all that. >> thank you. and memberan drews is our behavioral healing liaison. i did identify member to have that conversation apologies my schedule is slammed the next couple of days.
member, if you would be able to meet with the department to assess that? >> yea. i mean this section of the budget i would be happy to a reminder not a part of the listening session there was a coalition in the bay vow that spent time trying to identify the to which health needs for that community that were unmet. they had 5 different recommendations. this one was around and -- was basicate really will identifying dual diagnose women in the bay view. who were homeless and needs were not met in a gender specific space and wanting to and we heard that on our site input for
women. women wanting gender specific behavioral health care. we lost capacity in this area over the many decades. and -- i think the proposal was for an unlicensed facility. sober transitional care with really robust services emaround dual diagnose. and having just you know a recovery space that is draegsz the mental health and substance use issues. that -- yea. i want to say was really disappointd that was not in the mayor's recommendations. because i felt like that came through not just in that recommend agsz but so many voices we heard. and it was really.
you know, i felt like identified over and over again as this huge need in the coming from black community leaders and a lot of african-american women asking about it as limp upon from equity perspective it was important. that was the idea and there was surprises in there. you know the 10 million dollars for sick months at the tenderloin linkage the committee in not vetted we have not looked at the out come were. very large, large budget for drop in center. i don't know we have another in the city that has more then and there a mission budget even the ones that are 24 hours. there is a lot of i think it
might be we would have said this is a great use of money for 6 months. there no vetting. i think that would love to see what hsh did in consideration and see figure there is a way to address it in the budget process and making sure that needs are met. >> yea. for this community. thank you. and just one other thing. we did get for the state grant came in the first year of the sobering center, budgeted higher than this amount. so there were savings well as well for year one and so seeing that was disappointing like it was great we got the state grant but did not go to more beds. that was like. so -- yea. soment to note that. that is great we got the state grant we realized savings there.
anyway. yea >> thank you. >> thank you are member for the excellent comments. i appreciate you talking about this in more detail. we are finalizing our budget and the city is and supervisor ronnin has been a great alli and wanted to be able to close the loop on this issue. so much any other comments or thoughts. okay. thank you very much for joining us. >> committee at this time we gallon to public comment. members of the public who wish to comment on this item call the number on the screen and dial the access code. press pound and pound again and dial star 3 to lineup to speak. a system will indicate you raised your hand. wait until you have been unmuted and you may begin your comments. you have 2 minutes.
>> thank you. checking for hands raised. i don't see any public comment for item 6. >> thank you, secretary. and we will move to y. 7. have time to discuss our future agenda items and work planning. i will turn it over to jesse to kick us off. >> sure. a quick message moment to acknowledge. i have been keeping track and many meetings may be not every one, you provided input on presentations you would like to have. topics you want to know more b. i have been collecting those and figuring out how to
appropriately best set them up for the coming year. and also slotting in a budget process for next year that looks similar to this year but at front ends everybody knows what to expect earlier. i would reach out. i started to reach out to members and will continue to reach out to you over the next week to schedule time to look at the work plan together and get your suggestions. >> >> and so -- keep your coming in -- thank you. jesse i want to open up to the committee heard information tuesday and really appreciate everyone's comments. in terms haare folks look to see
for fiscal 23. there were comments how we can cord nay and work with the mayor's office and others and so want to give folks the floor to talk about no audio. no audio. our future agenda items member miller. >> so -- um -- i hear the disappointment of members i think in my experience having a hold the middle for so much different people around who have different interests. i'm say nothing my professional
life with urban alchemy and what i found is that it is like -- you are trying to hit your mark. trying to get to your outcome. and so you can push and just insist that tell be this way or you have to figure out what people who are holding the tension in the opposite direction. like what are their issues and concerns? so -- hai would recommend for this committee is that we try to understand okay, so the mayor's office the things that the mayor's office did not vote to put in the budget, you know, what is the issues? and to when we understand that, we can build and it is not to say we have to agree with what that is. but it is to say -- i think it
makes us more sophisticated about hitting our mark. because really we are trying to get we are trying to get our ball across the line. we need to figure out how to do that. so i also want i heard in a lot of the liaison's comments, i think, disappointment but in the understanding. like okay. this is what should have happened. it does not make sense. why this is what did happen. so i think we need to understand that. we need to go back and reflect um, you know how we can be strategic about getting the ball across the line. i say all that to say, i think real honest conversations with the mayor's office and understanding the thinking would
be something to pursue >> thank you member mill every. i want to comment i have been in conversation with jesse around getting a full picture of the funding sources available federal, state and local funds how that is playing out with this fund. one thing we'll discuss for the future. thank you. other thoughts or comments on fiscal year 23 work plan? you know looking at next year desired out come? no audio. member reggio. i think the hands are not -- electronic hands are not working. you are muted member reggio. >> thank you, so -- i think
jesse told us that i think next month we are taking up the planning issue. i'm thinking the need's assess am the system's modeling the you know the processing and product. but are we -- what is the product and what is the time line in getting to -- something where we cooperating with the department. and with other players are saying this is the plan. this is the assess am and the plan. so i don't have a handle on that. may be because i have not tune in the enough. we need to take that up and again i don't know if may be jesse that would is on agenda for next month? or did. >> yea. i was homing that we could look as a group to reconvene after having conversationing how to fit things together look at the work plan.
there are a lot of things happening. coming up we are expecting you know the fiscal year is about to end. right. early fall we should be able to have another install am of what was budgeted what was spent, what was the capacity added and then through the data working group and technical conversations i have been having with departments we are trying to pull together like -- i dealy we beat to out dms. how many were served what the demographics of the people served and what what were the out come that people saw? so -- it is is -- so simple to say and much harder to do. but i think we are on track to have that material in the fall. may be not all the way where we want it but a start on that. and then also working on refreshing the needs assess am.
we had 2 installments. then we got a bunch new data. so -- new point in time count. new housing count. i'm working on incorporating those and getting the other piece of information we need the annual estimate of how many people we think are homeless. and then moving forward to look more at system performance. >> who is homeless in the city of san francisco. what are the resources -- i think we need to meet the scale of homelessness and how is our system performing and where are their barriers to where we see -- the data working well or may be they are working well. looking at the questions through
the by race to identify and where they are and how we can create think about that. that's the dreshgz we are going with the goal the member mentioned earlier. we might be moving toward an earlier budget process. i think would have benefitted the conversation this committee to have had the need's assessment earlier. we are going to knock that out this fall so we are primeed start on the advising people where we want to go. >> i think with the -- i think with the goal of having it this fall that is what i -- we have something concrete we say not that will not change in the future but if we have it i think that would be good. and if i can so you don't need to come back again the other part
inclusive in the assessment to get feedback early on from the departmentos where we are. i think specifically we had said consistently over the course of the year that talking about the family and the housing at this point, where we are on the flex spending. what is our progress on is that. if we are not progressing on that. i think we want to know whether the recommendation is to keep it. it is a lot of money to keep that ownership whether to reallocate some of that. i would love to get a comprehensive report on how that money has been put out the door where it is now. and may be that is an opportunity to see t in terms of our equity concern for racial equity and break down too, who is using it and -- demographics
attached. >> okay. that makes sense. i know the committee had a retreat last year in november and chair williams and i talked about that yesterday. she confirmed haseems like a good idea. i will work with secretary to get that scheduled we can get it schedule now. everybody has time and we can make it happen and rescheduling the december meeting falls right in the middle of the holiday season moving that up. trying to get the calendar laid out in a way that is reasonable and makes sense and gives everybody time to organize their lives and be present for the meetings. >> >> hi. thank you. related to this but separate is a conversation about how to get
the information about what prop c dollars is go to did awe some work with the slides. with the circle graphs and stuff but i like us to talk about how it ghaet out to the public. because there are questions out there about you know we passed this thing what is going on? and -- i think it would be helpful to have a conversation and figure out how to do that in a way that people can see and weigh in. >> yea. >> thank you. >> yea. graphics that are more relatable, perhaps. >> i thought they were great but i just it is like how do we get it out to the public. originally like social media and stuff. but we never did anything but anyway. that's a good idea. i'm glad you liked the doughnut graphics. i'm planning on prep upping the
new data in the fall. any other committee thoughts about fiscal 23? work plan in raise your hand. all right. so want to thank jesse for all your work on this and i knowum reach out to everyone to have the conversations at it time, we gallon to secretary for public upon comment. >> members who wish to comment on this item call the number and dial the access code. press pound and pounds and star 3. a prompt will indicate you raised your hand. wait until you have been unmuted. you have 2 minutes. [instructions in spanish]
don't see any commenters for item 7. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. we will move to item 8. which is adjournment. i want to give gratitude for sxefrn all your work. this past fiscal year. and want to say happy pride month. and. with that is there a motion to adjourn? so moved. >> good to see everybody. >> second. great to see everyone. moved and seconded. any discussion? i believe we can go to a roll call on this.
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