Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development
The Citizens' Advisory Committee for Community Development provides a forum for public participation on the City's annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding within the established guidelines. In carrying out its duty, the Committee holds monthly meetings, public hearings, and reviews project updates.
About the Committee
Public review and comment on CDBG funding
In accordance with Consolidated Plan (5-year plan adopted City Council), the committee provides a forum for public consultation and comment.
Within guidelines established by City Council.
Citizen Participation Plan, Special Ordinance 27087: July 30, 2018.
City Council Guidance, Resolution 8720, Dec. 14, 1999.
City housing and small business programs
Urban Districts improvements
Non-profit housing development and upgrade
After-school and summer programs
Supplemental food program
Annual Action Plan
Authorized by City Council
Becomes annual application to HUD for funding
Entities apply to the City for funding.
Committee public hearings including an annual joint committee/City Council public hearing
Applicants are given an opportunity to address the committee and City Council
The public is consulted and provided with opportunities to provide comment on funding proposals
Publish notice in the Springfield News-Leader, the City's website and on social media.
Provide Comments to the City Council on Staff Funding Recommendations
Review staff evaluation of projects per City Council direction
Provides comments to City regarding staff recommendations.