CoC Governing Council

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The CoC is governed by a Governing Council. The Governing Council shall act on behalf of the CoC and meet all requirements as specified in 24 CFR Part 578.5(b). The CoC Governing Council will ensure that the CoC fulfills HUD’s requirements

General Membership Committee

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This committee is comprised of selected members and appropriate representatives from the community. Its responsibilities include:

  • Issuing a public invitation for new members, at least annually

  • Developing a plan of outreach to the full diversity of stakeholders

  • Creating a membership information kit

HMIS Committee

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This committee is comprised of selected members and appropriate representatives from the community and staff. Its responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the HMIS project, including HUD-funded agencies’ compliance

  • Overseeing HMIS Lead

  • Planning for HMIS training and local technical support

  • Developing and implementing a plan for HMIS protocols to meet HUD requirements

  • Developing and implementing a plan to offer HMIS participation to non-HUD-funded agencies

Coordinated Entry System Committee

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This committee is comprised of local providers from the CoC. Committee responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and providing feedback regarding the Coordinated Entry System

  • Updating new polices related to CES

  • Ensure the CoC is meeting HUD guidelines related to CES

Point-In-Time Count Committee

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This committee is comprised of selected members and appropriate representatives from the community. Its responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring the planning and implementation process of the count

  • Ensuring accountability in the process

  • Maintaining consistent Point In Time Count Standards

  • Involving community stakeholders in the count

CoC Project Selection and ESG Endorsements Committee

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This committee is comprised of selected members and appropriate representatives from the community. Its responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the CoC’s structure, policies, and procedures comply with HUD expectations

  • Assessing the CoC’s HUD-funded agencies compliance with HUD and the CoC expectations

  • Planning for appropriate projects for the annual HUD application

  • Reviewing LOI’s and determining projects to be included in the annual HUD application

  • Overseeing preparation of the annual HUD application

  • Endorsing projects for ESG funding

Monitoring and Performance Committee

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This committee is comprised of selected members and appropriate representatives from the community. Its responsibilities include:

  • Establishing CoC system performance metrics and standards

  • Evaluating CoC system performance

  • Establishing performance metrics and standards for ESG and HUD-funded projects

  • Evaluating performance of ESG and HUD-funded project

Youth Committee

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This committee is comprised of selected members and appropriate representatives from the community. Its responsibilities include:

  • Develop collaborations with youth who have or still are experiencing homelessness

  • Build stronger connections with county and state child welfare, education, and criminal justice agencies

  • Expand housing options for youth, including rapid re-housing

  • Gather better data through the annual Point-in-Time Count

  • Conduct community outreach to highlight the needs of youth experiencing homelessness

  • Ensure youth needs are met through the CoC’s new Coordinated Entry system

ESG Workshop

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Are you interested in learning more about State ESG funds and how to apply?  Please review the documents from the workshop that was held on on January 29, 2019 from 9-12:00 with Greg McConkey, ESG Program Manager with the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO).