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(a) The City shall have opened no fewer than three Navigation Centers under this Chapter 106 no later than 12 months after the effective date of the ordinance in Board File No. 160278, enacting this Chapter. The City shall have opened no fewer than six Navigation Centers no later than 24 months after the effective date of that ordinance.
(1) If the City opens any Navigation Centers meeting the operational requirements set forth in Section 106.2 of this Chapter between the introduction of the aforementioned ordinance and its effective date, such Navigation Centers shall be treated as Navigation Centers under this Chapter and shall be counted among the three Navigation Centers to be opened within 12 months after the effective date of that ordinance, and among the six Navigation Centers to be opened within 24 months after the effective date of that ordinance.
(2) If the City converts any existing homeless shelters into Navigation Centers meeting the operational requirements set forth in Section 106.2 of this Chapter, such Navigation Centers shall be counted among the three Navigation Centers to be opened within 12 months after the effective date of that ordinance, and among the six Navigation Centers to be opened within 24 months after the effective date of that ordinance; provided, however, that any Navigation Centers that are converted from homeless shelters are not required to comply with the 40-100 bed limit set forth in subsection (a)(1) of Section 106.2 or the requirement to allow residents to keep their pets with them set forth in subsection (b) of Section 106.2.
(b) The City may enter into grant agreements with nonprofit organizations to provide services relating to Navigation Centers.
(c) The homelessness services provided at the Navigation Centers may not be taken from homeless services at other shelters or drop-ins provided as of the effective date of this Chapter 106, but rather shall be in addition to those services.
(d) The City shall locate Navigation Centers in areas accessible to homeless people. The City shall give first priority to unused or vacant sites owned or controlled by the City. The City shall give second priority to sites owned or controlled by the City that are being used for other purposes but could feasibly be converted to Navigation Centers. The City shall give third priority to private property or property owned by other, non-City public agencies, that could be leased or acquired by the City.
(e) After identifying a site where a Navigation Center may be located, but before opening a Navigation Center on that site, the City Administrator, in consultation with the member of the Board of Supervisors who represents the district in which the identified site is located, shall conduct a thorough community outreach process with neighbors, neighborhood associations, and merchant associations on the site selection.
(f) The City Administrator shall, no later than within 120 days of the effective date of the ordinance enacting this Chapter 106, submit to the Board of Supervisors for its review and comment an implementation and funding plan for this Chapter.
(g) Within 90 days of the opening of each new Navigation Center, the City Administrator shall present the Board of Supervisors with a housing exit plan, consistent with the Equitable Exit Plan set forth in subsection (b) of Section 106.4, for that Navigation Center's residents to ensure regular turnover of its residents. This housing exit plan shall include stable housing options, including but not limited to SRO beds, supportive housing, public housing, and below-market rate housing, and shall take into consideration the need to preserve permanent housing resources for individuals in the shelter system and others seeking permanent housing. This housing exit plan may include transitional or temporary housing, but must be part of a long-term housing plan.