Homeless Task Force

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The duties and responsibilities of the Task Force shall be to:

  • Develop strategies to integrate all services needed to address homelessness;
  • Develop a list of community partners to assist in addressing homelessness;
  • Review temporary housing solutions;
  • Develop a metric system to monitor the reduction of the homeless population; and
  • Periodically report findings back to the City Council.

The Task Force shall include residents with an interest in working to create a vision and plan to respond to the issues of homelessness in Newport Beach, have expertise in housing, mental health services, social services, public safety, health services or education.

Committee Authorization
Established by Resolution No. 2019-25 adopted on March 26, 2019. Amended by Resolution No. 2019-42 adopted on May 14, 2019.

Council Member Brad Avery  bavery@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019
Council Member Joy Brenner  joy@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019 
Council Member Will O'Neill  woneill@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019 
Helen Cameron  hcameron@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019
John Heffernan  jheffernan@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019 
Terry Moore  tmoore@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019 
Thomas Peterson  tpeterson@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019 
David Snow  dsnow@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019 
Cindy Voorhees   cvoorhees@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019 
Jean Wegener  jwegener@newportbeachca.gov 05-14-2019 


Length of Term for Members
Term shall expire upon completion of the purpose and responsibilities of the Task Force, but not later than December 31, 2020.

Frequency of Meetings
The Task Force is an ad hoc committee. Meetings shall be held as required by the business needs of the Task Force.  

 Carol Jacobs
Assistant City Manager



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