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Community Development Committee Meeting

July 15, 2020 from 10:00 11:30 AM

This meeting will be held virtually in Accordance with Executive Order N-29-20

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Meeting Documentation


  1. Call to Order and Roll Call

  2. Public Comments for Items Not on the Agenda

  3. Approval of Minutes from May 20 and June 3 Meetings

    The Committee will discuss and may take action to approve the minutes from May 20, 2020 and June 3, 2020 Meetings or may recommend changes to these minutes.
  4. Swearing In 3rd District Representative

    The Interim Executive Director of the Community Development Commission will swear in the newest member of the Community Development Committee, Susan Hollingsworth Adams, who will fill the District 3 seat.
  5. Discussion: Uses for CDBG-CV and ESG-CV Funding

    Through the CARES Act, HUD has allocated $1,109,159 in CDBG-CV, $564,000 in ESG-CV and an additional $6,598,916 in ESG-CV to Sonoma County for use to prepare for, prevent, and respond to coronavirus. 
  6. Discussion: PLHA Program Guidelines

    The Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) program is State funding allocated to local governments to be used for housing-related projects and programs that assist in addressing the unmet housing needs of the community. Sonoma County has been allocated $899,393 in formula funds, and an estimated $5,396,358 over the next five years. Staff will go over proposed local Guidelines for use of this funding and take comments from the public.
  7. Update: Proposed Changes to the CD Committee Ordinance and Bylaws

    Interim Executive Director Barbie Robinson will reiterate the Board of Supervisors’ Direction regarding changes to the CD Committee Ordinance from their July 7, 2020 hearing. 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. 
  8. 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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