Governance Meetings

Meetings of the Austin/Travis County Homelessness Response System Leadership Council and associated committees are held virtually and, unless otherwise noted, are open to the public.

Governance Meeting Calendar

MeetingScope of WorkMeeting TimeZoom Link
Leadership CouncilLeadership Council is the board of the TX-503 Austin/Travis County Continuum of Care and as such is responsible for setting the policies and procedures for the governance, operations, and written standards for assistance and coordination of the Homelessness Response System and Continuum of Care funds.First Monday of each month
12-3 p.m.
Join Meeting (Passcode 662467)
Permanent Housing CommitteeWorks to ensure that permanent housing options are available to every person experiencing homelessness in the community. This committee will work to ensure that all permanent housing programs meet a minimum standard of service delivery. In the absence of enough resources to meet the need, the HRS will prioritize housing resources equitably.Last Monday of each month
1-2:30 p.m.
Join Meeting (No Passcode)
Crisis Response CommitteeWorks to ensure people experiencing homelessness are provided dignified options to meet their daily needs, including referring households experiencing homelessness to permanent housing service provider, shelter, diversion, outreach, and navigation, as well as services, such as harm reduction, health care, mainstream benefits & community-based supports, and behavioral health.Second and 4th Monday of each month
2-3:30 p.m.
2nd Monday | Join Meeting (Passcode 357676)
4th Monday | Join Meeting (Passcode 047622)
Performance Monitoring CommitteeUses quantitative and qualitative data to inform service delivery and funding priorities. This committee will work to evaluate system performance, needs and gaps, racial disparities, system flow, and program performance.Third Monday of every month, alternating times

March, May, etc.: 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

April, June, etc.: 4-5:30 p.m.
Join Meeting (Passcode SDV9f4)
Equity CommitteeWorks to eliminate racial disparities within the HRS, to increase the safety and accessibility of the HRS to LGBTQ clients, and to address intersections of marginalization of groups that would not be served equitably without explicit focus.Last Thursday of each month
12-1:30 p.m.

April/May pilot:
Additional meeting: 2nd Thursday
12-1:30 p.m.
Join Meeting (No Passcode)
Systems Improvement CommitteeWorks to evaluate the effects that other systems (education, child welfare, healthcare, mental health, criminal justice, transportation, environmental, etc.) have on the HRS and develop strategies to actively engage those systems in ending homelessness in our community.Third Wednesday of each month
12-1:30 p.m.
Join Meeting (Passcode 688379)