Social Services Commission

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Function/Purpose

Advises the City Council on all matters relating to issues of social services which affect the citizens of Davis, including but not limited to the issues of social services in health, affordable housing, homelessness, hunger, transit, child care, elder adult services, accessibility and low income needs.

Serves, at the request of the City Council, as a community forum for education, discussion and debate around the issues of social services. Holds public hearings and community forums on issues which fall within its charge, and calls appropriate witnesses to provide pertinent information.

Holds public hearings and community forums on issues which fall within its charge, and calls appropriate witnesses to provide pertinent information.

Serves, at the request of the City Council, as a liaison between community groups organizing around issues of socials services, and city government.

Coordinates efforts of the City of Davis in recognition of volunteers and documents the value of volunteer contributions to the city.

Advises the City Council on Community Development Block Grant, Home Investment Partnership Program and other social services-related Federal and State grant programs.

Coordinates with other city commissions on matters of mutual interest.

City Council Liaison

Robb Davis (Regular); Lucas Frerichs (Alternate)

Staff Liaison

Kelly Stachowicz, Assistant City Manager, 530-757-5602

Number of Members

7 Regular and 1 Alternate

Regular Meeting Time & Place

Third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  in the Community Chambers at City Hall, located at 23 Russell Boulevard.

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