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City of Victorville Seeking Participation in New Homelessness Solutions Task Force

Post Date:03/14/2019 2:54 PM
Press Release

CITY OF VICTORVILLE SEEKING PARTICIPATION IN NEW HOMELESSNESS SOLUTIONS TASK FORCE

Community invited to apply for stakeholder representative positions.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 14, 2019 (corrected at 3:50 p.m.)

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – The City of Victorville is seeking community members to serve on its newly-created Homelessness Solutions Task Force. The purpose of the task force, which was approved by the Victorville City Council on Feb. 5, is to develop strategies, programs, funding sources, and policies to prevent homelessness in the City of Victorville.

The task force will be comprised of representatives from community stakeholder groups and City of Victorville staff. The City of Victorville is seeking applicants to serve in 12 positions representing a variety of community stakeholder groups such as homeless services organizations, a school district, the business community, faith-based organizations, medical services and more.

Those interested in being considered to serve on the Homelessness Solutions Task Force must submit the online application available on the City of Victorville website no later than March 28 at 5:30 p.m. The application, and a description of the Homelessness Solutions Task Force including a full list of available positions is posted at VictorvilleCA.gov/homelessness.

The Task Force will meet at Victorville City Hall the second Tuesday each month at 4 p.m. Questions can be directed to (760) 955-5033.

Located in Southern California at the high-point between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Victorville is the leading city for both industry and retail in the High Desert region.

Victorville is a growing, vibrant community that is home to approximately 125,000 residents and some of the area’s largest employers. Clean air, abundant mountain vistas, family-friendly recreational activities, spectacular sunsets and breathtaking night skies entice locals and visitors alike to fall in love with this city that is within a few hours of SoCal beaches, National Parks, mountain retreats, other major attractions, and Ontario International Airport.

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Contact:  Sue Jones, Public Information Officer

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