Citizen Participation and Advisory Committee

Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee (CDBG-AC)

The Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee (CDBG-AC) advises the Planning & Development Department on the proposed use of CDBG funds. This committee is comprised of nine members from three applicant pools designated by the City Council. Five members come from the special interest pool, two members from the voter pool, one from the Human Rights Commission, and one from the neighborhood pool. The committee meets three to four times a year in the winter and spring. They conduct program reviews, solicit and receive written comments from the public, and conduct public hearings. Recommendations are posted for public comment for no less than 30 days. All funding decisions are made by City Council.

Current CDBG-AC Members
  • John Barofsky
  • Aaron Box
  • Aimee Walsh
  • Brett Rowlett
  • Jennifer Webster
  • Ibrahim Coulibaly
  • Aloura DiGiallonardo
  • Chris Ramey
  • Phil Farrington

Meeting Information

The CDBG-AC meets between the months of January and June. Following is the 

2018 CDBG-AC Meeting Schedule. Meeting materials are posted online the week prior to the meeting.

This first CDBG-AC meeting of 2018 will be held March 22, 2018. Click the following link to access the meeting packet.

Previous CDBG-AC meeting materials and documents can be found in the folders below by year.

2016     2017     2018

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Housing Policy Board (HPB)

The Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board (HPB) advises the Board of Commissioners and the Eugene City Council on the housing needs of low-income residents, and develops a budget and work plan for targeting local government resources for housing related activities. For more information on the HPB or their meetings visit or contact Stephanie Jennings, City of Eugene at 541-682-5529.