Category Archives: VCEH

VCEH Monthly Meeting Next Tuesday, July 19th at St. John’s Church, Randolph

The next monthly meeting for the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness will be held, Tuesday, July 19th.  The meeting will take place at St. John’s Episcopal Church (15 Summer Street, Randolph, VT).  The meeting will be called to order at 10:00AM.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows (download here):

10:00 Call to Order

10:05 Introductions and Brief Announcements

10:20 Minutes – Jan Rossier  (View draft June minutes here.)

10:20 Treasurer’s Report – Dawn Butterfield

10:25 Committee Reports

  1. PIT – MaryEllen Mendl
  2. HMIS (5 min each)
    1. Advisory Committee (Rebeka)
    2. ICA Report – Megan Morrow
  3. Legislative – Erhard (5 min)
  4. NOFA – Daniel Blankenship (20 min VOTE on Project Ranking). NOFA Timeline.
  5. Coordinated Entry Workgroup – Sarah Phillips (10 min)
  6. Veterans – Jim Bastien
  7. Nominating – Whitney/Sarah (15 min). Slate:
  • ME Mendl, Co-Chair
  • Peter Kellerman Co-Chair
  • Dawn Butterfield, Treasurer
  • Rebeka Lawrence-Gomez, Secretary

10:50 Old Business

  1. Proposal for Staffing for VCEH – ME (10 min)
  2. Collective Impact Education (15 min) Conference date and registration?
      3. Sanctions Discussion –Geoffrey Peppinger (10 min)

11:40 Other Business

  • CoC Self Assessment – Angus – Tabled Until August

11:45 Next two meeting dates – August 16 and September TBD (Joint meeting VAHC/VECH). November 15 Vermont’s Statewide Housing Conference, Hilton, Burlington, VT.

12:00 Adjourn

If you can not attend the meeting in person the call-in number is 641-715-3272, access code 236613#.

Look forward to seeing you there!

VCEH Monthly Meeting Tuesday, June 21st at St. John’s Church, Randolph

The next monthly meeting for the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness will be held, Tuesday, June 21st.  The meeting will take place at St. John’s Episcopal Church (15 Summer Street, Randolph, VT).  The meeting will be called to order at 10:00AM.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows (download here):

10:00 Call to Order

10:05 Introductions and Brief Announcements

10:20 Minutes – Jan Rossier

10:20 Treasurer’s Report – Dawn Butterfield

10:25 Committee Reports

  1. PIT – MaryEllen Mendl
  2. HMIS (10 min)
    1. Advisory Committee (Rebeka)
    2. ICA Performance – ME/Sara
    3. ICA Report – Megan Morrow
  3. Legislative – Erhard (10 min)
  4. NOFA – Daniel Blankenship (5 min) (VOTES WARNED: Project Scoring Tool, Project Ranking Policy, Project Ranking Team, Other CoC Project Ranking items – No significant changes from last year. Voting may be extended to Friday, June 24th if not enough voting members are present.)
    1. HUD VT BoS CoC Debriefing Scores – FY2015 NOFA: http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/HUD-VT-BoS-CoC-Debriefing-Scores-FY2015-NOFA.pdf
    2. FY16 VT BoS CoC NOFA Timeline – 6.15.16 Proposed (Feedback Needed): http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/FY16-VT-BoS-CoC-NOFA-Timeline-6.15.16-Proposed.pdf
    3. FY16 VT BoS CoC Letter of Intent DRAFT 6.14.16 (Feedback Needed): http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/FY16-VT-BoS-CoC-Letter-of-Intent-DRAFT-6.14.16.pdf
    4. VCEH CoC Board Voting Members: http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/VCEH-VT-BoS-CoC-Voting-Board-Members-6.15.16.pdf
    5. VCEH Project Ranking Policy – DRAFT 6.15.16: http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/VCEH-Project-Ranking-Policy-DRAFT-6.15.16.pdf
    6. VCEH Project Ranking Policy – DRAFT with redline 2016 06 09: http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/VCEH-Project-Ranking-Policy-DRAFT-with-redline-2016-06-09.doc
    7. VT BoS CoC project scoring tool – DRAFT 6.15.16: http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/VT-BoS-CoC-project-scoring-tool-DRAFT-6.15.16.pdf
    8. VT BoS CoC Additional Voting Items – Project Ranking 6.15.16: http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/VT-BoS-CoC-Additional-Voting-Items-Project-Ranking-6.15.16.pdf
  5. Coordinated Entry Workgroup – Sarah Phillips (10 min)
  6. Veterans – Jim Bastien
  7. Nominating – Whitney/Sarah

10:50 Old Business

  1. Proposal for Staffing for VCEH – Sara/ME (25 min)
  2. Collective Impact Education (15 min)
    1. Collective Impact Backbone: http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Collective-Impact-Backbone.pdf
    2. Collective Impact Framework: http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/http___www.collaborationforimpact.pdf
    3. Chittenden County Homeless Alliance Quarterly Meeting April PowerPoint Presentation: http://helpingtohousevt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Chittenden-County-Homeless-Alliance-Quarterly-Meeting-April.pptx
  3. Tenant/Landlord Law Update/Change (10 min) – Rachel Batterson

11:40 Other Business

  • CoC Self Assessment – Angus

11:45 Next two meeting dates – July 19th & Agust 16th

12:00 Adjourn

If you can not attend the meeting in person the call-in number is 641-715-3272, access code 236613#.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Reminder: Next VCEH Monthly Meeting Is May 17th At St. John’s Church In Randolph – Agenda

The next monthly meeting for the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, May 17th.  The meeting will take place at St. John’s Episcopal Church (15 Summer Street, Randolph, VT).  The meeting will be called to order at 10:00AM.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows (download here):

10:00 Call to Order – MaryEllen Mendl, Co-Chair

10:00 Introductions and Brief Announcements

10:10 Approval of Minutes of April Meeting – Jan Rossier (click here review minutes)

10:15 Treasurer’s Report – Dawn Butterfield

10:20 Committee Reports

  • HMIS Advisory Committee – Rebekah Lawrence Gomez (10 min)
    1. Action Needed: Advisory Board Charter
  • Veterans Committee – Jim Bastien (10 min)
  • Coordinated Entry Workgroup Update – Emily Higgins (5 min)
  • Legislative Update – Erhard Mahnke (15 min)

11:00 ICA Report – Megan Morrow (5 min)

11:15 NOFA Updates – Daniel Blankenship

11:40 Other Business

  • Nominating Committee – to recruit and propose officers for next year
  • Reminder: Seasonal Shelter Debrief Meeting on Friday May 20th, 10 to noon at the Upper Valley Haven, WRJ
  • Next Meeting: June 21st – to address collective impact, RBA, and advance the conversation on possible staffing for VCEH.
  • Future agenda (or part of June 21) – report from Angus Chaney, AHS, re: self-assessment of Local Continuum groups; etc.

12:00 Adjourn

If you can not attend the meeting in person the call-in number is 1-866-244-8528, passcode 324359.

Look forward to seeing you there!