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RESOLUTION NO. 2019-100 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, RECONSTITUTING <br />THE CHARACTER, MEMBERSHIP AND PURPOSE OF <br />THE NEWPORT BEACH HOMELESS TASK FORCE <br />WHEREAS, on March 26, 2019, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2019- <br />25, establishing a City Council/Citizens' Committee known as the Newport Beach <br />Homeless Task Force ("Committee") to study the impacts of homelessness on the City <br />of Newport Beach ("City") and develop solutions to end homelessness; <br />WHEREAS, on May 14, 2019, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2019-42, <br />increasing the membership of the Committee to three (3) councilmembers and seven <br />(7) residents; <br />WHEREAS, on September 14, 2019, the City Council adopted Resolution No. <br />2019-85, declaring a shelter crisis pursuant to Senate Bill 850 (Chapter 48, Statutes of <br />2018 and Government Code Section 8698.2); and <br />WHEREAS, given how quickly issues are developing related to the homeless <br />crisis, on November 12, 2019, the Committee recommended that the City Council <br />reconstitute the character, membership, and purpose of the Committee to provide <br />greater public participation directly with Council Members on the Committee and to <br />allow the Committee to make recommendations to the entire City Council in a more <br />expedited and efficient manner. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Newport Beach resolves as <br />follows: <br />Section 1: The Committee shall be comprised of three (3) councilmembers. <br />Mayor Pro Tem O'Neill, Council Member Avery and Council Member Brenner shall <br />continue to serve as members of the Committee. The term of the appointed members <br />of the Committee shall be indefinite pending City Council action or expiration of the <br />Committee as set forth in this resolution. The seven (7) residents previously appointed <br />to the Committee shall no longer be members of the Committee; however, the City <br />Council is grateful for the invaluable insight they have provided related to people <br />experiencing homelessness. <br />Section 2: The sole purpose and responsibility of the Committee shall be to <br />analyze issues related to people experiencing homelessness and return to the City <br />Council with a recommendation regarding the following: <br />