A 9 member board appointed by City Council for staggered 3 year terms.
All members are required to be city residents at time of appointment and maintain city residency during the entire term of office.
This board acts in an advisory capacity to assist in the planning and implementation of projects as part of the city's Community Development Block Grant, as well as HOME and ESG entitlement activities. They also review projects and services and act as a liaison with the community. Recommendations on projects and problems are forwarded to City Council through the Community Development Office whose staff is charged with carrying out all approved activities.