[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Clinton 9-20-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Housing Authority — See Ch. 72.
There is hereby created the Town of Clinton Housing Partnership, appointed by the Board of Selectmen of the Town. The Partnership shall consist of the following members:
The First Selectman, whose Partnership term shall be coincident with his term as First Selectman.
One representative from each of the following boards and commissions: Planning and Zoning Commission, Inland Wetlands and Conservation Commission, Water Pollution Control Commission, Housing Authority and Economic Development Commission, each representative's term hereon being coincident with his term on his board/commission.
Two representatives of the local business community, whose terms shall be for two years.
Two representatives of the public interest, whose terms shall be for two years.
Two local representatives of local industry, whose terms shall be for two years.
The Town of Clinton Housing Partnership shall have the following responsibilities. It shall:
Authorize the Town Clerk to submit a copy of this chapter and documentation of the empanelment to the State of Connecticut Commissioner of Economic and Community Development;
Submit evidence to the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development of the commitment of local resources to the purposes and support of the Partnership, consistent with state and local law, regulation and the Charter;
Identify needs and opportunities for affordable housing in the Town of Clinton by examining:
The availability of state, municipal, and other public and private land suitable for the development (or redevelopment) of affordable housing;
The Town Plan of Development and Zoning, Subdivision, Coastal Area Management, and Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Regulations and determining their impact on the (re)development of affordable housing in the Town of Clinton; and
Such other issues of the Town which the Partnership feels have a substantial impact on the availability of affordable housing in the Town of Clinton;
Recommend to the Board of Selectmen for its action, or reference to any board or commission whose action is required, such regulations, ordinances or other rules of the Town, or a division thereof, which would assist in reducing any adverse impact now existing on the availability of affordable housing in the Town of Clinton;
Establish priorities and develop a long-range plan to meet and identify needs for affordable housing in the Town, consistent with regional housing needs;
Establish such procedures as it deems necessary, consistent with federal, state and local law and the Charter, for the development of a written proposal intended to meet and provide for the implementation of such plan; and
Recommend the commencement of an activity, development or project designed to create additional affordable housing in the Town of Clinton.
This chapter shall be construed so as not to conflict with any federal, state or local rule or regulation or the Charter of the Town of Clinton.