PURPOSE: The City Council establishes a Housing and Community Development Act Committee ("Committee") to act in an advisory capacity to the City Council on matters relating to the use of federal Community Development Block Grant ("CDBG") funds to address the needs of Evanston's at-risk population. CDBG funds are to be used to develop viable urban communities, including decent housing and a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities primarily for persons of low and moderate income. (Established by Council Action on 9/12/16; 103-O-16).
# OF MEMBERS: Nine (9) members who serve without compensation and are residents of the City of Evanston.
The Board is currently looking for new volunteers to serve on the Housing & Community Development Act Committee.
QUALIFICATIONS: At least 5 Aldermen and 4 residents who reside in wards located within the CDBG Low/Moderate Income Target Area.
TERM: Committee members are appointed to three (3) year terms by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. Non-aldermanic members may serve for not more than two (2) full terms.
MEETING DATE: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M.
PLACE: Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center - Room 2402
REPORTS TO: City Council
STAFF: Sarah Flax, Housing and Grants Administrator
|Ald. Donald N. Wilson, Chair
|Ald. Melissa A. Wynne|
|Ald. Ann Rainey|
|Ald. Peter Braithwaite|
|Ald. Robin Rue Simmons|