AUGUST 24, 2023, 4:30 p.m. - WORKSHOP and CITY MANAGER'S BRIEFING
OF THE MAYOR AND ALDERMEN
The work session and City Manager’s briefing was held at 4:33 p.m. Mayor Johnson called the meeting to order and recognized Alderman Purtee to offer a prayer.
Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, Presiding
Alderwoman Kesha Gibson-Carter, At-Large, Post 1
Alderwoman Alicia Miller Blakely, At-Large, Post 2
Alderwoman Bernetta B. Lanier, District 1
Alderwoman Linda Wilder-Bryan, District 3
Alderman Nick Palumbo, District 4, Vice-Chairman
Alderwoman Dr. Estella Edwards Shabazz, District 5, Mayor Pro-Tem
Alderman Kurtis Purtee, District 6
Alderman Detric Leggett, District 2
City Manager Joseph A. Melder
Chief of Staff Daphanie Williams
City Attorney Bates Lovett
Deputy Clerk of Council Margaret Fox
|Workshop Agenda Items
|1. Homelessness Initiatives Update
|Exhibit 1: Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless Presentation.pdf
|Exhibit 2: Savannah-Chatham County Interagency Council on Homelessness Presentation.pdf
Mayor Johnson welcomed all in attendance and introduced City Manager Melder.
City Manager Melder gave a brief outline of the City's efforts in homelessness. He acknowledged ICH/CoC Board Chair Karen Gwen and Board Member Jennifer Davenport. City Manager Melder introduced Executive Director of Interagency Council on Homelessness Stephanie Kapel and Executive Director of Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless Jennifer Dulong for the presentations.
Following the presentations, there were comments and questions from Members of City Council.
The PowerPoint presentation is on file and available for viewing in the Clerk of Council's office.
|2. City Manager's Update
|Exhibit 1: City Manager's Update.pdf
Mayor Johnson stated the meeting will be in recess until 6:40 p.m.
Mayor Johnson adjourned the Workshop at 6:15 p.m.
A video recording of the workshop can be found by copying and inserting the link below in your url:
Mark Massey, Clerk of Council
Date Minutes Approved: September 14, 2023