Motion To: That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion in order to allow staff to proceed in a timely manner to address emerging needs in the community. WHEREAS the COVID19 pandemic is creating complex issues within the housing and homelessness service providers, especially for those serving individuals and families and within the emergency shelter system that is regularly operating above capacity, using overflow beds to meet needs; and WHEREAS the City, through the Human Needs Task Force including 70 community partners, is working with other housing service providers and the City to continue to help identify safe and adequate housing and shelter options for individuals and families in response to the COVID19 pandemic; WHEREAS City staff and a number of not for profit organizations have both been approached by hotel owners and modular housing providers identifying various acquisition and lease options that have recently become available due to current loca
Absent/RecusedR. Chiarelli (a)
D. Deans (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2020-05-13 regarding agenda item .