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Community Development Commission

Cities & Towns Advisory Committee

Cities & Towns Advisory Committee

Date: November 15, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Information:

This will be hybrid meeting – in person and on-line.

Sonoma County Community Development Commission
1440 Guerneville Road, Hearing Room
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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Meeting Recording


  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda
  3. Approve Meeting Minutes from September 20, 2023 Meeting
    The Committee will review, discuss, and may take action to approve the meeting minutes ormay recommend changes.
    Recommended Action: Approve minutes
  4. Executive Director’s Report
    Michelle Whitman
    Information Only - No Action Item
  5. Bay Area Housing Finance Authority Presentation
    Kate Hartley, Executive Director - Bay Area Housing Finance Authority
    Information Only – No Action Item
  6. Approve Letter to Susan Vahlstrom
    Recommended Action: Approve letter as drafted
  7. Annual Notice of Funding Availability – Community Development Block Grant (CDBG),Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Home Investments Partnership Program (HOME),HOME-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP), and Low-Moderate Income Housing AssetFund (LMIHAF)
    Valerie Johnson, Veronica Ortiz-De Anda
    Information Only – No Action Item
  8. Items Board Members Would Like Placed on a Future Agenda
  9. Adjournment

Next Regular Meeting:
Wednesday, December 20, 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Public Comment Prior to the Committee Meeting

May be submitted via email to or by post office mail to Sonoma County Community Development Commission, 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa, CA. 95403, Attention: V. Ortiz-De Anda.

Disabled Accommodation

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

Language Services are available upon request if made at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to help ensure availability. For more information or to request services, please contact the Section 504 Coordinator at (707) 565-7520.

Servicios de idiomas se pueden proveer para esta junta. Para más información o para solicitar servicios de traducción llame al (707) 565-7520 por lo menos 48 horas (2 dias) antes de la fecha de la junta.