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Sparks City Council Meeting 5/28/2019

General Business: 9.2

Title: Consideration and possible approval to provide the Eddy House and the Northern Nevada Continuum of Care with a letter of support for a Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project grant application to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Petitioner/Presenter: Michele Gehr, Executive Director Eddy House/John A. Martini, Assistant City Manager
Recommendation: Staff recommends the City Council approve the request for a letter of support
Financial Impact: None
Business Impact (Per NRS 237):
    
A Business Impact Statement is not required because this is not a rule.
Agenda Item Brief:

The Eddy House and the Northern Nevada Continuum of Care are preparing to submit a grant application proposal to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP).  The YHDP will address the needs of youth experiencing homelessness in our community including youth who are pregnant and parenting, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender.  The goal is to ensure that vulnerable youth are provided the safety, housing, and services they will need to transition to successful adults.

Staff recommends the City Council approve the letter of recommendation.



Background:

NA



Analysis:

NA



Alternatives:

1.  The City Council could approve the letter of support.

2.  The City Coucil could deny the letter of support and provide direction to the City Manager



Recommended Motion:

I move to provide the Eddy House and the Northern Nevada Continuum of Care with a letter of support for a Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project grant application to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.



Attached Files:
     Dept. of HUD Ltr RE Eddy House Grant Funding Support.pdf

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