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
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.
The most recent CDBG-AC meeting, which included a Public Hearing was be held on May 17, 2018. Meeting materials are available for review.
This CDBG-AC meeting prior to that was held on April 12, 2018. Click the following link to access the meeting packet Opens a New Window. . During this meeting, a PowerPoint presentation provided an overview of the CDBG program areas. In addition, four Human Service Capital Facilities projects were highlighted:
- Eugene Community Service Center (Catholic Community Services)
- Homeless Medical Recuperation (ShleterCare)
- McKay Lodge - Stepping Stone Program (Looking Glass)
- Whiteaker School (Head Start of Lane County)
During the April 12, 2018 meeting, the CDBG-AC proposed a 1-Year Action Plan allocating CDBG funds for Fiscal Year 2019. The 30-day Notice of Public Hearing and Written Comment is April 17-May 18, 2018.
Previous CDBG-AC meeting materials and documents can be found in the folders below by year.
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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 http://www.eugene-or.gov/HPB or contact Stephanie Jennings, City of Eugene at 541-682-5529.