community development advisory board
An eleven member advisory board has been created for reviewing and creating programs to help the city’s neediest housing and community development residents.
The Board will make public service program recommendations to the City Council that pertain to the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The Board will also act in the capacity of the Local Affordable Housing Committee and shall have the responsibility of reviewing affordable housing incentives for continued receipt of State Housing Initiates Partnership Program funds. Other responsibilities of the Board include reviewing : 1) All policies pertaining to affordable & fair housing in the City of Palm Bay; 2) Activities being proposed for the annual CDBG Action Plan submission to Brevard County and the Federal government; 3) The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) prior to its consideration by the City Council; and 4) All revisions to the State Housing Initiatives Partnership's Local Housing Assistance Plan (LHAP) prior to its consideration by the City Council.
Each Board member must represent a certain sector of the housing industry.
Meets: 3rd Wednesday of each month, 6:30pm, at City Hall Council Chambers. The Board meets on an as-needed basis.
Board Packet: - Agendas and Minutes
Our current board members are the following:
Kimberly Griffin - Chairperson
- David Hernandez - Vice Chairperson
Residential Home Building
Planning & Zoning Boardmember
Advocate for Low-income Persons
Employers within the City
Real Estate of Affordable Housing
Resident of the City
Actively Engage in Home Building
- Jane Williams
Essential Services Personnel