City of Blue Springs, MO
Jackson County
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[Ord. No. 4813, 4-15-2019]
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Advisory Committee was established by City Council on February 1, 2016.
[Ord. No. 4813, 4-15-2019]
A. 
Members and Appointment.
1. 
The CDBG Advisory Committee shall consist of seven (7) members of the community with a knowledge of and interest in redevelopment within low- and moderate-income areas, downtown capital improvements, housing, and homeless and disability needs. The seven (7) members shall consist of:
a. 
Three (3) City Councilmembers [one (1) representing each District].
b. 
One (1) Planning Commissioner.
c. 
One (1) Downtown Review Board member.
d. 
One (1) Downtown Blue Springs Main Street, Inc. d/b/a Downtown Alive! Board member.
e. 
One (1) Park Commissioner.
2. 
The City shall provide three (3) non-voting staff representatives: one (1) each from the Community Development, Public Works, and Parks and Recreation Departments.
B. 
Term. The voting members who have been previously appointed and serving at the time this Section is adopted shall continue for the remaining periods of their appointments. Thereafter appointments shall be for a term of one (1) year. Members may serve consecutive terms.
[Ord. No. 4813, 4-15-2019]
The CDBG Advisory Committee shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
A. 
Recommend policies, goals, and objectives of the CDBG program, after consultation with the Mayor, to be approved by the City Council.
B. 
Assist in the assessment of projects presented for annual funding consideration.
C. 
Evaluate performance of the funded activities and, at the discretion of the Committee, make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council regarding future activities.
D. 
Recommend to the Mayor and City Council a budget for funding based upon City policies, goals, objectives, financial needs and commitments, and community needs assessments.
E. 
Conduct program reviews, solicit and receive written comments from the public, and conduct public hearings.