Select Committee on Homelessness Strategies and Investments

The purpose of the Select Committee on Homelessness Strategies & Investments is to deliberate on all issues related to the City of Seattle's ongoing efforts to reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness within Seattle and the region. This is an issue of citywide and regional importance that impacts all Seattle residents.

The select committee is responsible for overseeing the programs, policies and investments of the Homelessness Strategies & Investments Division of the Seattle Human Services Department, including the Navigation Team, and the work of other City departments related to the City's homelessness response, including activities in City Auditor's Office, City Budget Office, Department of Construction and Inspections, Department of Finance and Administrative Services, City Attorney's Office, Fire Department, Police Department, Office of Housing, Human Services Department, Department of Neighborhoods, Parks and Recreation, Seattle City Light, Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle Public Libraries, Office for Civil Rights, and Seattle Department of Transportation. The select committee coordinates and manages the Council's work related to the King County Regional Homelessness Authority, including appointments of Implementation Board members, approval of the employee transition plan, review of proposed policies, plans and annual budgets for the Authority.

Committee Members


Five Councilmembers constitute a quorum for convening a meeting.

Meeting Dates & Times

The established 2021 meeting dates of this Select Committee are listed below. Additional meetings of this Select Committee will be scheduled as necessary in concert with the Council President's Office.Additional meeting dates may be forthcoming.

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 2:00 PM