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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 Kallos Proposed Int. No. 855-AA study regarding the feasibility of notifying individuals who may be eligible for public assistance.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations to produce a study by December 31, 2018, regarding the feasibility and cost of utilizing City administrative data to determine individuals who are likely eligible for public assistance and to provide notice to those individuals of their likely eligibility. The study would include all forms of public assistance for which an individual can apply through the City.   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 client service training to certain employees.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 and work in Job Centers or Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Centers, where individuals may apply for public assistance benefits.   Action details Not available