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Community Development Committee Meeting

August 19, 2020 from 10:00 11:30 AM

Virtual Meeting

Santa Rosa, CA 95403

In accordance with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 the August 19, 2020 Community Development Committee meeting will be held virtually. 
Members of the public may not attend this meeting in person

Zoom Meeting

Passcode: 345819
By phone+1 669 900 9128
Webinar ID: 980 3546 4583

Meeting Documentation



  1. Call to Order and Roll Call

  2. Public Comments for Items Not on the Agenda

  3. Approval of Minutes from July 15, 2020 Meeting

    The Committee will discuss and may take action to approve the minutes from July 15, 2020 or may recommend changes to these minutes.
  4. Interim Assistant Director’s Update

    Tina Rivera, Interim Assistant Director, will present an update on Commission activities and COVID-19 response. 
  5. Plan: CDBG-CV and ESG-CV 

    Assistant Director Tina Rivera will present a plan for the implementation of a rental-assistance program for vulnerable households impacted by COVID-19 using CARES Act CDBG-CV funds and implementation of various CARES Act homeless programs using ESG-CV funds.
  6. Discussion: FY 2021-22 Funding Policies

    Committee members will have opportunity to review funding priorities and policies from 2020-2021 and make suggestions on priorities for the 2021-22 policies. The updated policies will be proposed to the Committees for their recommendation at a subsequent meeting.
  7. Update on County Fund for Housing Policies

    Angela Morgan, Affordable Housing Finance Associate, will provide a brief explanation of the funding policies for the County Fund for Housing.
  8. Update: CDBG-DR Notice of Funding Availability 

    Assistant Director Tina Rivera will present an update on the proposed release of a Notice of Funding Availability for Block Grant funds allocated to the County from the 2017 fires. 
  9. Update: CD Committee Ordinance Changes Update

    Continuation of conversation regarding the Board of Supervisors’ direction for the CD Committee Ordinance. The proposed changes will not change the scope of the existing body of work that the Committee oversees, but will help delineate and clarify responsibility for Committee members and staff in relation to Commission programs and funding sources. 
  10. Discussion: Role of CD Committee 

    Staff and Committee will hold a discussion on the ongoing roles and responsibilities of the Community Development Committee as the advisory body for the Sonoma County Housing Authority and for matters regarding public/private housing and capital development projects. 
  11. Adjournment 

Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the Community Development Committee regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the Sonoma County Community Development Commission office located at 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 during normal business hours.

Public Comment

PUBLIC COMMENT PRIOR TO THE COMMITTEE MEETING: Public Comment may be submitted via email to

PUBLIC COMMENT DURING THE BOARD MEETING: PUBLIC COMMENT USING ZOOM: Members of the public who join the virtual meeting, either through their web browser online or by calling in, will be able to provide live public comment at specific points throughout the meeting. 


If you have a disability which requires an accommodation, an alternative format, or requires another person to assist you while attending this meeting, please contact the Administrative Services Officer at (707) 565-7520, as soon as possible to ensure arrangements for accommodation. Language services are available upon request. 

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
Sonoma County Community Development Commission

1440 Guerneville Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.457092, -122.733925

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