Community Development Committee, Sonoma County

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (CDC) is governed by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, acting as the Commissioners of the CDC. The Community Development Committee (Committee) acts as an advisory group to the Commissioners. The Committee reviews and makes recommendations on policy and funding matters to come before the Commission.

Authority

Ordinance No. 2134 (11/23/1976); Ord. No. 3257 (establishing the Committee (3/20/1984); Bylaws by HCDC Resolution 84-782 (4/24/1984); amended by Ord. No. 6014 (11/20/2012) changing the composition of the CDC.

Duties

To review and make recommendations on all matters to come before the Sonoma County Community Development Commission prior to Commission action, except emergency matters and matters which the Committee by resolution excludes from Committee review and recommendation (non-tenant members also sit as a Relocation Appeals Board, as needed).

Membership Term

Each tenant member shall serve two years or until a successor is appointed and qualified. Each of the other five Board-appointed members shall serve at the pleasure of the BOS, coterminous with appointing Supervisor. The Human Services Dept. Director appointee shall serve at the pleasure of the Department Director.

Contact Information

Eight members: seven appointed by Board of Supervisors (BOS), two of whom shall be tenants of the Housing Authority. One such tenant shall be at least 62 years of age. One member shall be appointed by the Human Services Department Director. Each member of the BOS shall nominate one person from his/her supervisorial district. The tenant members shall be nominated by the six members first appointed by the Board and Human Services Director.

8 Members
RepresentingMember NameAppointmentTerm Expires
First DistrictBetzy ChavezSumm Act #22, 1/10/2017
Second DistrictMichael ReganSumm Act #31m 10/8/2019
Third DistrictSusan Hollingsworth AdamsSumm Act #17 7/14/2020 7/14/2022 
Fourth DistrictWillie LambersonSumm Act #31, 12/5/2017
Fifth DistrictLinda GarciaSumm Act #24, 2/9/2016
Human ServicesOscar ChavezAppointed 11/1/2016
Tenant MemberEleanor Stephanie HillerSumm Act #30, 10/24/201711/15/2021
Tenant MemberJessica VegaSumm Act #33, Reappointed 11/15/201911/15/2021



Meeting Schedule

Third Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. - Community Development Commission hearing room, 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa: http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Community-Development-Committee-Sonoma-County/

Membership Composition

Eight members: seven appointed by Board of Supervisors (BOS), two of whom shall be tenants of the Housing Authority. One such tenant shall be at least 62 years of age. One member shall be appointed by the Human Services Department Director. Each member of the BOS shall nominate one person from his/her supervisorial district. The tenant members shall be nominated by the six members first appointed by the Board and Human Services Director.
8 Members
RepresentingMember NameAppointmentTerm Expires
First DistrictBetzy ChavezSumm Act #22, 1/10/2017
Second DistrictMichael ReganSumm Act #31m 10/8/2019
Third DistrictSusan Hollingsworth-AdamsSumm Act #17, 7/14/20207/14/2022
Fourth DistrictWillie LambersonSumm Act #31, 12/5/2017
Fifth DistrictLinda GarciaSumm Act #24, 2/9/2016
Human ServicesOscar ChavezAppointed 11/1/2016
Tenant MemberEleanor HillerSumm Act #30, 10/24/201710/24/2019
Tenant MemberJessica VegaSumm Act #33, 3/17/20153/16/2017

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Contact Information

Sonoma County Community Development Commission

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Availability may vary due to COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place Office Closure

Contact us by Phone
Address
Sonoma County Community Development Commission

1440 Guerneville Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.457092, -122.733925

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