Community Development Committee Meeting

Date: November 17, 2021

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Registration Required: No

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Agenda

Sonoma County Community Development Committee
Regular Meeting and Concurrent Public Hearing

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call (5 minutes)
  2. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  3. Approve Meeting Minutes of October 20, 2021 (5 minutes)
    The Committee will review, discuss, and may take action to approve the meeting minutes ormay recommend changes.
    •Committee questions/discussion
    •Public comments
    •Motion
    •Roll Call Vote
    Recommended Action: Approve minutes
  4. Interim Director’s Report (10 minutes) - Dave Kiff
  5. Information only - No Action Item
  6. Items Board Members Would Like Placed on a Future Agenda
  7. PUBLIC HEARING - Concurrently with the Cities and Town Advisory Committee: Review and Approve Revised Federal Funding Policies (10 minutes)
    Staff (Veronica Ortiz-De Anda, Community Development Associate) will present revised Federal Funding Policies for the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships programs.
    • Staff presentation
    • Committee questions
    • Open public hearing
    • Close public hearing
    • Committee discussion
    • Motion(s)
    • Roll Call Vote
    Recommended Action: Approve revised policies as presented
  8. Informational Presentation of the CDBG and HOME Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) (5 Minutes)
    Staff (Rhonda Coffman, Community Development Assistant Manager) will present the NOFA as requested at the September 15, 2021 concurrent CD and CTAC committee meetings.
    • Staff presentation
    • Committee questions/discussion
    • Public comments
    Information only - No Action Item Adjournment of CTAC
  9. PUBLIC HEARING: Review and Approval of Housing Authority Administrative Plan
    (5 minutes)
  10. Staff (Martha Cheever, Housing Authority Manager) will present a summary of proposed amendments to the Housing Authority Administrative Plan.
    • Staff presentation
    • Committee questions
    • Open public hearing
    • Close public hearing
    • Committee discussion
    • Motion(s)
    • Roll Call Vote
    Recommended Action: Approve revised policies
  11. PUBLIC HEARING: Review and Approval of County Fund for Housing (CFH) Award Recommendations (20 minutes)
    Staff (Marc Chandler, Housing & Neighborhood Investments Acting Manager) will present a summary of the project applications submitted and provide the CD Committee with award recommendations.
    • Staff presentation
    • Committee questions
    • Open public hearing
    • Close public hearing
    • Committee discussion
    • Motion(s)
    • Roll Call Vote
    Recommended Action: Approve award recommendations
Cities & Towns Advisory Committee
Sonoma County Community Development Commission
  1. Call to Order and Roll Call (5 minutes)
  2. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  3. Approve Meeting Minutes of September 15, 2021 (5 minutes)
  4. The Committee will review, discuss, and may take action to approve the meeting minutes ormay recommend changes.
    •Committee questions/discussion
    •Public comments
    •Motion
    •Roll Call Vote
    Recommended Action: Approve minutes
  5. Interim Director’s Report (10 minutes) - Dave Kiff
  6. Information only - No Action Item
  7. Items Board Members Would Like Placed on a Future Agenda
  8. Public Hearing - Concurrently with the Community Development Committee: Review and Approve
    Revised Federal Funding Policies (10 minutes)
  9. Staff (Veronica Ortiz-De Anda, Community Development Associate) will present revised Federal Funding Policies for the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships programs.
    • Staff presentation
    • Committee questions
    • Open public hearing
    • Close public hearing
    • Committee discussion
    • Motion(s)
    • Roll Call Vote
    Recommended Action: Approve revised policies as presented
  10. Informational Presentation of the CDBG and HOME Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
    (5 Minutes)
    Staff (Rhonda Coffman, Community Development Assistant Manager) will present the NOFA as requested at the September 15, 2021 concurrent CD and CTAC committee meetings.
    • Staff presentation
    • Committee questions/discussion
    • Public comments
    Information only - No Action Item
  11. Adjournment
    CTAC members are welcome to attend the remainder of the CD Committee’s Meeting as members of the public.

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Public Comment

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.