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� , � ��-� � . _� �� . p ��� or � <br /> - � � . �-- , Q��O� ��� <br /> � - �t5'Y�F REN`�0�9 <br /> � Human Services Advisory Committee JUN 1 � 2015 � <br /> Meeting Minutes <br /> Renton Cify Hall - REC�IVED � <br /> Council Conference Room, 7th Floor ���CLERK'SOFFIC� <br /> January 20, 2015,3:00 p.m. � <br /> CALL TO ORDER: Shannon Matson,Chair,called the meeting to order. A quorum was present. <br /> ATTENDANCE: Shannon Matson; Linda Smith; Brook Dodd; Dorothy Capers; Leslie Anderson; <br /> Ryan Mclrvin;Amy Koehl; Kyle Burleigh; Henry Malphus <br /> ' Excused: Elyn Blandon; Unexcused: Chad Buechler. City of Renton staff: Karen Bergsvik, Dianne Utecht, , <br /> JenniferJorgenson,Terry Higashiyama. Guests:Councilmember Ruth Perez; Berk Consultants Annie <br /> Saurwein and Allegra Calder . <br /> 1. INTRODUCTIONS � <br /> Karerrwelcomed and introduced the newest Committee members Henry Malphus and Kyle Burleigh. �`� <br /> Introductions were made around the table. <br /> � � - <br /> 2. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES � <br /> Ryan moved to approve the December Minutes as presented; Brook seconded; motion carried. <br /> 3. HUMAN SERVICES STRATEGIC PLAN <br /> Allegra reviewed the meeting objectives. This meeting will be refining the definitions and the roles ' <br /> that were discussed at the last meeting. <br /> A. There was discussion as to whether or not it was a good idea for the community to give input on - <br /> • the roles and definitions,and what we hoped to gain from their input. It was decided to have <br /> � them at the meeting,'but not purposely seek input. <br /> B. Members were asked to write down three things each person sees as being the most important <br /> things for Human Services to take on this year to support community needs. The purpose was , <br /> to start forming the basis for the strategies. Some responses were: - - - <br /> , Involve other agencies/Interagency cooperation <br /> Capacity building by raising more money <br /> _ Innovation in funding mechanisms <br /> � Educate,community leaders in emerging issues ' , <br /> Focus on transportation issues—clients need to be able to get to where the services are , <br /> Programs are needed that target youth issues and intervention ` <br /> Evaluate and reflect regularly. <br /> - Buy a building for the Meal Coalition and homeless shelter <br /> Affordable housing - � � <br /> , -_ - <br /> Medical and dental care <br /> Recognize and reach all communities <br /> C. The dates for the workshops will be finalized shortly. For the list of attendees: Committee' � <br /> members were asked to provide specific names and contact information of people they have � , <br /> , � <br />