Steering Committee for the
Santa Clara County Collaborative on Affordable Housing and Homelessness
PROPOSED: Santa Clara CoC HEARTH Governance Timeline
The following timeline is a proposed set of events for the design, adoption, and
implementation of a new Continuum of Care governance structure.
22 August Orientation to HEARTH Continuum of Care governance requirements
7 September Special Session of the Executive Committee to identify key
stakeholders, develop an outreach plan, recommend a timeline, and
review initial ideas for governance structure
1 October The CoC must identify Santa Clara County’s “Collaborative Applicant”
via the CoC Registration process in e-snaps
October Stakeholder outreach. HomeBase can host “informational sessions” on
an as-needed basis.
November Community meeting to determine core governance structure.
January Community meeting to define guiding principles of the new
governance structure and develop initial ideas for the charter.
February Further discussion and drafting of the charter.
March Final governance structure and charter presented to the community.
April Key bodies to “approve” new governance structure.
May Under new structure, officers are nominated and elected.
June New “CoC Board” begins work as defined by both the HUD CoC
Interim Regulations and by the newly formed charter.
September The CoC can change the “Collaborative Applicant” or identify a
“Unified Funding Agency” via e-snaps when CoC Registration opens.
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