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Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board, Notice of Meeting

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board will meet on January 15-16, 2020 at 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Building 500, Room 1281, Los Angeles, CA. The meeting sessions will begin and end as follows:

January 15, 20208:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.—Pacific Standard Time (PST).
January 16, 20208:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.—PST.

The meeting sessions are open to the public.

The Board was established by the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016 on September 29, 2016. The purpose of the Board is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on: Identifying the goals of the community and Veteran partnership; improving services and outcomes for Veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and the families of such Veterans and members; and on the implementation of the Draft Master Plan approved by the Secretary on January 28, 2016, and on the creation and implementation of any successor master plans.

On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, the agenda will include briefings from senior VA officials, to include comprehensive status update from the West Los Angeles Collective, on infrastructure assessment, housing metrics, reporting requirements, and topics related to the Overall Community Plan. The Board will receive an informative briefing from Operation Fire for Effect representatives on a proposed Framework of the Principles of the Veterans Master Plan. A public comment session will occur from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. followed by a wrap up of Public Comment session.

On Thursday, January 16, 2020, the Board will receive additional briefings from the VA Boston Healthcare System on Moral Injury. A comprehensive review and analysis briefing on the Homeless Gap Analysis in Los Angeles will be provided by both the Community Engagement and Reintegration Services team form VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VALAHS) and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA). The Board's subcommittees on Outreach and Community Engagement with Services and Outcomes, and Master Plan with Services and Outcomes will meet to finalize reports on activities since the last meeting, followed by an out brief to the full Board and update on draft recommendations considered for forwarding to the SECVA. Individuals wishing to make public comments should contact Chihung Szeto at (562) 708-9959 or at and are requested to submit a 1-2-page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record. In the interest of time, each speaker will be held to 5-minute time limit.

Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Mr. Eugene W. Skinner Jr. at (202) 631-7645 or at

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Dated: December 16, 2019.

Jelessa M. Burney,

Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2019-27388 Filed 12-18-19; 8:45 am]