June 23, 24
Homelessness is being addressed this week at separate events.
1. Monday – Members of the Fort Worth Advisory Commission on Ending Homelessness and the recently established Homelessness Task Force will meet with the staff of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. 10:05-11:30 a.m., Ella Mae Shamblee Branch Library, 1062 Evans Ave.
2. Tuesday – The Homelessness Task Force hosts an Open House and Public Hearing to provide attendees with an opportunity to learn about programs to prevent and end homelessness in Fort Worth. The open house starts at 6 p.m. During the hour-long event, task force members, city staff and agency representatives will be available to answer questions and to hear comments from attendees. After the open house, the Task Force will conduct a more formal public hearing at 7 p.m. Residents will have the opportunity to speak for three minutes each to share their ideas on how to simplify the funding and delivery of services for better efficiency. Comments may also be submitted at the meeting and online at yourfortworth.org. Both events will be held at First United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall, 800 West Fifth St.
3. Hear about proposed renovations at Summerfields Park. Parks & Community Services is hosting a presentation to show residents what’s planned at their neighborhood park. Tuesday, 6 p.m., 6720 Spoonwood Lane.
4. Learn about the proposed Stockyards zoning changes recommended by the City Council at a public meeting. You’ll hear about details of the proposal and have an opportunity to voice your opinion about the change. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, 128 E. Exchange Ave.
5. On Friday, Clean Air Action Day, begin cleaning up the air. Pledge to do something to reduce congestion and ozone-causing pollution. Choose from this list of clean-air actions that can make a difference if you make them a habit.