Community Development Committee Meeting
Date: July 15, 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Registration Required: No
This meeting will be held virtually in Accordance with Executive Order N-29-20
Call to Order and Roll Call
Public Comments for Items Not on the Agenda
Approval of Minutes from May 20 and June 3 MeetingsThe 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.
Swearing In 3rd District RepresentativeThe 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.
Discussion: Uses for CDBG-CV and ESG-CV FundingThrough 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.
Discussion: PLHA Program GuidelinesThe 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.
Update: Proposed Changes to the CD Committee Ordinance and BylawsInterim 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.
Public Comment Prior to the Committee Meeting: Public Comment may be submitted via email to Veronica.Ortiz-DeAnda@sonoma-county.org
Public Comment During the Board Meeting: Members of the public who join the Zoom 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.
Any writings or documents presented to a majority of the Community Development Committee regarding any item on this agenda may be requested by email.