Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 2/14/2017 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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Attachments: Attachments for Oversight, Attachments - Int. No. 855-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1459, Attachments - Int. No. 1461
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T2017-5570 *  Oversight - From PATH to Permanency: The Process of Applying for Assistance.Oversight    Action details Not available
Int 0855-2015 *Ben KallosProposed Int. No. 855-ANotification of public assistance eligibility.IntroductionThe bill would require the Human Resources Administration to (HRA) to determine if public assistance recipients may qualify for additional forms of public assistance. When HRA determines that an individual may qualify for other benefits, the bill would require HRA to notify those individuals that they may qualify for additional forms of public assistance and to send those individuals applications with instructions on how to apply for that assistance. The bill would also require HRA to pre-fill the application with any information they already have from the recipient’s original application.   Action details Not available
Int 1459-2017 *Stephen T. Levin Updating the report on utilization of and applications for multi-agency emergency housing assistance.IntroductionLocal Law 37 of 2011 requires a monthly report on emergency housing assistance usage. This bill would require that report to be updated to include a cover page that would list the total number of the all individuals utilizing emergency housing in the City and the total number of families with children, adult families, single men, and single women utilizing temporary emergency housing. The bill would also require the report to be posted on homepage of the Mayor’s Office of Operations’ website and the Open Data web portal in a machine-readable format.   Action details Not available
Int 1461-2017 *Stephen T. Levin Requiring the dept of social services to provide customer service training twice per year to all employees that interact with members of the public.IntroductionIn an effort to improve the level of service provided at social services centers, this bill requires the Human Rights Administration/Department of Social Services to conduct customer service and professionalism training for all employees that interact with members of the public.   Action details Not available