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File #: ID#20-818    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Appointment Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 11/17/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/2/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider an appointment to represent the City of San Marcos as a voting member of the Hays County Local Homeless Coalition, and provide direction to Staff.
AGENDA CAPTION:
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Consider an appointment to represent the City of San Marcos as a voting member of the Hays County Local Homeless Coalition, and provide direction to Staff.
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Meeting date: December 2, 2020

Department: Library

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Background Information:
In January 2020, a Point-In-Time (PIT) count determined that Hays County had just over 100 people experiencing homelessness. This report, led by the local H.O.M.E. Center non-profit, is part of the State and Federal HUD report on homelessness. Community support for people experiencing homelessness has increased in the past year and there has been a grassroots effort to provide assistance from various agencies and City departments. The Texas Homeless Network was contacted and efforts to create a local consortium (LC) began in September. As part of this effort, the Hays County Local Homeless Coalition will be electing officers, appointing committees, and creating a leadership board. The City of San Marcos has been invited to provide a voting board member to the consortium.

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