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<br /> , ` , , Meeting Minutes
<br /> , Renton City Hall :
<br /> : Council Conference Room, 7th Fioor. •
<br /> �. :. . ` - November 18, 2014;3:00 p:.m. � ;. .
<br /> " 'CALL TO ORDER:. Shannon IVlatsoh, Cfiair,called the meeting to order: A quorum was preSent.
<br /> ATfENDANCEc.Linda Smith, Lesl:ie Anderson,Shannon Matson,;Brook Dodd, Dorothy Capers,Amy Koehl, -
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<br /> Ryan Mclydin. Excused: Chad Buechler, Elyn Bland6n. Cify of Renton Staff: Karen Bergsvik, Katie °
<br /> _ McClincy;Jennif.er J.orgenson.. Guests.Fauna Larkin.and Annie Saurwein from Berk Consulting,and.
<br /> - ' Renton resident Ahn Le. > �
<br /> 1. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES , '
<br /> Tfie October 2014 Minutes were presented for discussion and approva:l. Linda movecf to approve
<br /> the minutes as written; motion.was seconded by Amy; motion.carried. The minutes were approved
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<br /> -,. for:signature;. . , :. . :. . `
<br /> The September 2074 IVlinutes were presented for discussio"n and approval. Linda moved to approve.
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<br /> the minutes as wri�ten; motion was seconded by Leslie; motion carried: The minutes were
<br /> approved for signature: � � �
<br /> 2.. .HUMAN.SERVICES STRATEG.IC PLAN :. . .
<br /> �Karen introduced the team mem:bers from Berk Consulting, Fauna Larkin and'Annie Saurwein. -
<br /> ' Fauna and.Annie are working on the Human Services 5trategic Plan.
<br /> Karen:provided the background ofthe City's decision to develop a Human Services Strategic Plan
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<br /> � (the Plan). Fauna explaine.d the Scope of Work that is outlined in tfie Berk;memorandum.dated:
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<br /> November.l7,2014. The focus.of the P.lan`will be..centered on.the defined 13 Needs outlined in five .
<br /> specific categories:.Economic.0pportunity; Basic.Needs for Famities; Health and.Wellness;:. . ;'
<br /> Attainable, Q.uality Housing; and,.Neighborhood 0pportunity. The Human Services Advisory ,
<br /> C.ommittee:will be the:steering committee thaf.develops overall:strategies and.gives;:fieedback on -
<br /> the process.
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<br /> The Plan includes commun'ity invalvement. .This input.will be gathered from-stakeholders at five _
<br /> meetings that will be mod'eled.afterWorld,:Cafe Conversations concepts. Members wifl be given an.
<br /> ` orientation%training o.n this.concept at a future meeting. Advisory Committee members will be
<br /> < facilitating the meetings,witli Berk staff and.City staff pre.senf. Fauna expla.ined this concept is _ <
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<br /> actually more of a series o.f ineetings with very.limited focus groups.because of the in-depth
<br /> conversations that.a.re involved: �
<br /> ' Data.collection and enalysis is also part of the Strategic Plan.
<br /> � - S,hannon asked for an assessment of how riTucli time is anticipated from each HSAC member. Fauna
<br /> calculated somewfiere between ten to iwelve hours. `