Garden Grove

Homelessness on council agenda

HOMELESSNESS will a topic at Tuesday’s meeting of the Garden Grove City Council  (Shutterstock).

A light agenda will greet the Garden Grove City Council when it meets on Tuesday.

A discussion of the potential and long-term impacts of COVID-19 as it relates to homelessness tops the list of items to be discussed.

The city’s approach to helping the unsheltered would include:

  • develop community engagement efforts and raise awareness about available resources;
  • expand homelessness prevention efforts;
  • enhance data tracking and homelessness outreach activities among city staff and service providers;
  • explore options for emergency housing;
  • increase access to affordable and supportive housing.

Also on the agenda are appointments to city commissions, committees and boards, and an appropriation of $2,662,951 for public safety software with Axon Enterprises, Inc.

The meeting will be held via teleconference at 6:30 p.m.

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