Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Advisory Committee is responsible for assessing projects presented for annual funding consideration, recommends polices, goals, and objectives of the CDBG program, for review and approval 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.
Established by Municipal Code Section 120.900
On April 18, 2022 the City Council adopted Rules of Procedure for each of the City's Boards and Commissions. The Rules of Procedure for the Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee can be viewed here. Rules of Procedure On-Call Boards
Meetings of the CDBG Advisory Committee are held on an as-needed basis, typically held on weekday evenings approximately four to six times per year.
The CDBG Advisory Committee is comprised of seven members consisting of three City Councilmembers (one from each district), one member of the Planning Commission, one member of the Downtown Review Board, one member of Downtown Alive!, and one member of the Park Commission who all serve one-year terms and are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. Members must have knowledge of and interest in redevelopment with low- and moderate-income areas, downtown capital improvements, housing, and homeless and disability needs. Members must be residents of Blue Springs.
|Cindy Miller - Chair||Blue Springs Downtown Alive!||2022||2023|
|Byron Craddolph - Vice Chair||Planning Commission||2022||2023|
|Ron Fowler - Councilmember
||Council District #3
|Chris Lievsay - Councilmember
||Council District #2
|Jerry Kaylor - Councilmember
||Council District #1
||Blue Springs Downtown Alive!
|Jaime Russell||Downtown Review Board||2022||2023|