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Posted on: October 17, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Homelessness Task Force

The Montpelier City Council is seeking individuals interested in filling a vacancy on the Homelessness Task Force.  The Task Force meets every Wednesday from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM.

The Montpelier Homelessness Task Force is charged with providing the City Council with a report in three months that includes:

  • Creative, collaboratively developed short-term ideas and/or solutions to improve conditions for people experiencing homelessness
  • Policy recommendations and concrete ideas for longer-term structural and systems improvement that the City could implement, along with a preliminary budget and timeline for duration of work and implementation

Ideas and recommendations should be supported by data that includes:

  • Information regarding the scope of homelessness in Montpelier and the needs of people experiencing homelessness in Montpelier
  • The systems currently in place in our region to address homelessness
  • The range of concerns, perceived barriers, and potential solutions identified by the community
  • Existing strategies in other cities or states, recognizing that the location of our city requires solutions that are responsive to our changing seasons

If you are interested in a seat on the Homelessness Task Force, please click the link below to complete and submit the online application by October 23rd.  To request a hard copy of the application, contact the City Manager’s Office at 223-9502.  City Council will be making their appointment to the Task Force at their next meeting.    

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