City of Monroe
806 West Main Street, Monroe, WA 98272 
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  Homeless Policy Advisory Committee Agenda
Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Council Chambers 

Call To Order


Roll Call


Approval of Minutes

December 5, 2019 Minutes

Old Business

1. HPAC Final Recommendations - Motion to Approve for Council Consideration
2. Draft Final Report 

New Business

1. Draft HPAC Action Plan for Discussion


1. Closing Remarks 
2. Next Meetings: 
  • January 30, 2020 - Final HPAC Committee Meeting 
  • February 18, 2020 - Council Presentation 


  • Provide a forum for the coordination of information among local citizens and stakeholders.
  • Seek thoughtful, effective, and lasting solutions to the City’s homelessness crisis, 
  • Facilitate assistance for unsheltered persons in the Monroe community. 
  • Provide the Mayor and City Council with nonbinding advice and recommendations regarding issues related to homelessness


HPAC's Three Questions:

  1. What concerns and issues does the community have about homelessness within the City of Monroe? 
  2. What are the underlying causes of homelessness in Monroe? 
  3. What do we need to know about the causes, resources, and strategies underway in Monroe and other communities that reduce homelessness?