Community Develop. Block Grant Advisory Committee

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Advisory Committee assists in the assessment of projects presented for annual funding consideration.  This is a seven-member committee that includes members of the community with a knowledge of and interest in redevelopment with low- and moderate-income areas, downtown capital improvements, housing, and homeless and disability needs.

Responsibilities


  • Recommends polices, goals, and objectives of the CDBG program, after consultation with the Mayor, to be approved by the City Council;
  • Evaluates performance of the funded activities and, at the discretion of the Committee, makes recommendations to the Mayor and City Council regarding future activities
  • Recommends to the Mayor and City Council a budget for funding based upon City policies, goals, objectives, financial needs and commitments and community needs assessments;
  • Conducts program reviews, solicit, and receive written comments from the public, and conducts public hearings; and;
  • Attends all scheduled meetings (approximately 4-6 per year) 
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Staff Liaisons

Community Development Department 

 
Thomas Cole
Mike Mallon
Matt Wright
 
 

Public Works Department


Chris Sandie
Jeff Sell
                   

Parks Department


Dennis Dovel        

Recording Secretary


Karen Findora, Administrative Assistant
Email
Ph: 816-228-0207
Board Members
Representing Agency
Appointed Term Expires
Cindy Miller - Chairman Blue Springs Downtown Alive! 2019 2020
Keith Hannaman - Vice Chairman Park Commission  2019 2020
       
Ron Fowler- Councilmember Council District #3 2019 2020
Keith Hannaman Parks Commission 2019 2020
Galen Ericson - Councilmember Council District #1 2019 2020
Kent Edmondson - Councilmember Council District #2 2019 2020
Susan Stokenbury Planning Commission 2019 2020
Jason Ellis Downtown Review Board 2019 2020
Cindy Miller Blue Springs Downtown Alive! 2018 2021