Human Services Advisory Council


  • Third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. No meeting in August.
  • Check the website calendar for upcoming meeting information. 
  • Past Virtual Meetings: Visit the City's webcasts website. Scroll to the Archives section, then the Webcasts section. Scroll to find meetings.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 


The five members are appointed by the City Council for three year terms.

  • Alisa Macht, Vice Chair
  • Nicole Newman
  • Debra Z. Roth, Chair
  • Brian J. Bowden
  • Jeff Person

City Staff Liaison

City Council Liaison


Reviews existing human services policies and resources to point out deficiencies in services, service overlaps, and/or potential program improvements for City Council consideration. Additionally, members are responsible for making funding recommendations to the City Council regarding the Community Services Grant Fund which provides grants to nonprofits serving City residents. They also approve applications for the Rent Relief program for income eligible seniors and those disabled.

Annual Reports

Review the annual report for additional details.