Social Service Funding
Established by Ordinance No. 8501, the Social Service Funding Advisory Board is responsible for reviewing requests and making recommendations to the City Commission on the use of Special Alcohol Funds, General Funds, and the Housing Trust Fund.
The duties of the board shall be as follows:
A) As part of the annual City budget, the board shall review requests
and make recommendations to the City Commission on the use
of the following City resources:
1) Special Alcohol and Drug Abuse Funds, excluding the use of funds by City departments, using the criteria as outlined in Charter Ordinance No. 33;
2) Resources in the City’s General Operating Fund for social
3) Resources in the City’s Housing Trust Fund for projects
that encourage and support the acquisition, rehabilitation,
and development of affordable housing and/or emergency shelter and supportive services necessary to maintain independent living with dignity.
B) Recommend to the City Commission such reporting requirements on
the use of the City Funds as the board determines appropriate.
C) Evaluate the use of City Funds by recipients and report to the City
Commission on such findings and determinations as the Board determines appropriate.