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Homeless Coordinating Council

Information about the Homeless Coordinating Council

Council Members

  • Chair - Mayor Tim Keller, City of Albuquerque
  • City Council President Pat Davis, City of Albuquerque
  • City Councilor Isaac Benton, City of Albuquerque
  • County Commissioner, Debbie O'Malley, Bernalillo County
  • County Commissioner, Charlene Pyskoty, Bernalillo County
  • County Manager, Julie Morgas Baca, Bernalillo County
  • President Garnett S. Stokes, The University of New Mexico
  • Dr. Michael Richards, The University of New Mexico

About the Council

The Homeless Coordinating Council (HCC) is a collaborative body made up of members from the City of Albuquerque, the County of Bernalillo, and the Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico. As reflected in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the HCC’s work will be guided by creative problem solving, respectful collaboration, evidence based decision-making and effective resource utilization. The HCC’s purpose is to deliver a coordinated community-wide framework for expanding and strengthening services & permanent affordable housing for people experiencing homelessness in Albuquerque metro area.

Council Meeting Information

The Homeless Coordinating Council meets every other Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom.

Instructions to provide public comments:

  • Written comments: The HCC will take general public comment in written form via email through 5:00 p.m. on the Monday before each scheduled meeting. These comments will be distributed to all HCC members for review in advance of the meeting. Please submit your written comments here.
  • Live questions/comments: The HCC will take general public comment including agenda items, up to a maximum of 10 people, on a first-come first-serve basis will be given 1.5 minutes to present. Please sign up here for public comment.
    • Participants must sign up for public comment with Zoom user name or phone number that you will use to enter the Zoom meeting so you can be identified when accessing the meeting. Persons who do not provide this information will not be allowed into the meeting, but may still listen in on the meeting.
    • The Zoom moderator will move participants who have signed up for comment into the meeting room, one at a time.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

  • Aug 4, 2020, 9:00 AM view: Agenda - Minutes - Video
  • Aug 18, 2020, 9:00 AM view: Agenda - Minutes - Video
  • Sep 1, 2020, 9:00 AM - view: Agenda - Minutes - Video
  • Sep 15, 2020, 9:00 AM - view: Agenda - Minutes - Video
  • Sep 29, 2020, 9:00 AM - view: Agenda - Minutes - Video
  • Oct 13, 2020, 9:00 AM - view: Agenda - Minutes - Video
  • Oct 27, 2020, 9:00 AM - view: Agenda - Minutes - Video

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the HCC please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/91862122122?pwd=dFp0UnhuMExKQnNiRVNibzA4Ry9yQT09

  • Passcode: 473061
  • Or iPhone one-tap
    • :US: +12532158782,,91862122122# or +13017158592,,91862122122#
  • Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
    • US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 669 900 6833
  • Webinar ID:
    • 918 6212 2122
  • International numbers available: https://cabq.zoom.us/u/abaQZba1Od

Committees of Homeless Coordinating Council

Housing

Committee Purpose: To implement strategies that increase and protect the supply of safe, decent affordable rental housing for very low-income people in Bernalillo County.

Meets bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. starting September 9, 2020.

Co-Chairs: Lisa Huval (City), Betty Valdez (County), Mark Childs (UNM)

  • Sep. 9, 2020, 1:00 p.m. Strategic Planning - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Sep. 23, 2020, 1:00 p.m. Strategic Planning -view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Oct. 7, 2020, 1:00 p.m. Strategic Planning -view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Oct. 21, 220, 1:00 p.m. - view: Agenda - Minutes

 

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the Housing Committee meeting, please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/95389223821   

  • Or iPhone one-tap :
    • US: +16699006833,,95389223821# or +12532158782,,95389223821#
  • Or Telephone:
    • US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799
  • Webinar ID:
    • 953 8922 3821

Homeless Service System (HSS)*

Committee Purpose: To develop a Gateway Center(s) that meets core community needs while minimizing impact on surrounding neighborhoods. *This will replace HCC Services Workgroup

Co-Chairs: Quinn Donnay (City) and Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty (County) Rodney McNease (UNM)

Meets bi-weekly on Tuesday's at 11:00 a.m., starting September 8, 2020

  • Sep. 8, 2020, 11:00 a.m. - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Sep. 22, 2020, 11:00 a.m. - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Oct. 6, 2020, 11:00 a.m.view: - Agenda - Minutes
  • Oct. 20, 2020, 11:00 a.m.view: - Agenda - Minutes

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the HSS please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/98891925289

  • Or iPhone one-tap:
    • US: +16699006833,,98891925289# or +12532158782,,98891925289#
  • Or Telephone:
    • US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799
  • Webinar ID: 988 9192 5289

     


Coordinated Street Outreach (CSO)*

Committee Purpose: Purpose of this workgroup is to create a system of coordinated street outreach that engages all those living in public spaces, has broad geographic coverage, has extended hours, uses clear mechanisms to promote communication and coordination between outreach providers, is comprised of strategically formed interdisciplinary/inter-agency outreach teams, uses a shared philosophy of care and common understanding of best practices and uses shared outcomes and evaluation tools. *This will replace the Coordinated Street Outreach workgroup that used to meet under the Homeless Advisory Council.

Co-Chairs: Xochitl Campos-Biggs (City), Commissioner James Collie (County), Denise Lin (UNM)

Meets bi-weekly on Thursday's at 3:30 p.m., starting August 27, 2020.

  • August 27, 2020 3:30 p.m. - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Sept. 10, 2020 3:30 p.m. -view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Sept. 24, 2020 3:30 p.m. -view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Oct. 8, 2020 3:30 p.m. -view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Oct. 22 5:00, 2020 3:30 p.m -view: Agenda - Minutes

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the CSO please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/96772941775

  • Or iPhone one-tap:
    • US: +16699006833,,96772941775# or +12532158782,,96772941775#
  • Or Telephone:
    • US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799
  • Webinar ID: 967 7294 1775

Youth Housing Continuum (YHC)

Committee Purpose: To recommend proposed solutions to address the housing needs of youth ages (18-25) in Bernalillo County.

To implement strategies that increase and protect the supply of safe, decent affordable rental housing for very low-income people in Bernalillo County.

Co-Chairs: Quinn Donnay (City), Jennifer Scacco (Bernalillo County), Assata Zerai & Nasha Torrez (UNM)

Meets bi-weekly on Wednesday's at 4:00 p.m.

  • Sept. 2, 2020 4:00 p.m. view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Sept. 16, 2020 4:00 p.m. -view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Sept. 30, 2020 4:00 p.m. -view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Oct. 14, 2020 4:00 p.m. -view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Oct. 28, 2020 4:00 p.m. -view: Agenda - Minutes

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the Youth Housing Continuum (YHC) please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/91481177579

  • Or iPhone one-tap :
    • US: +13462487799,,91481177579# or +16699006833,,91481177579#
  • Or Telephone:
    • US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592
  • Webinar ID: 914 8117 7579

Gateway/Facilities

Committee Purpose: To secure necessary land and/or facilities for the Gateway Center system.

Co-chairs: Lawrence Rael (City), Commissioner Debbie O’Malley (County), Tom Neale (UNM)

  • August 28, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • September 11, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • September 25, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the Gateway/Facilities Committee please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/99490982098?pwd=K3VpMmVWRC9Jb3Byenc0QThtMTJJdz09

  • Passcode: 987348
  • Or iPhone one-tap:
    • +16699006833,,99490982098#  or +12532158782,,99490982098#
  • Or Dial:
    • +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782
  • Webinar ID:
    • 994 9098 2098
  • Passcode:
    • 987348