Mayor Daniel Bianchi announces that as a follow up to the Nov. 8 meeting on Homelessness in Pittsfield, a public forum on this issue will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, in the City Council chambers at City Hall, 70 Allen St.

Goals are to share new information, identify immediate problems and improve communication between the many agencies that assist in the reduction of homelessness.

Information: Mary McGinnis, director of Administrative Services, (413) 499-9322.