KC Skyline

City Clerk Web Search

Search the Ordinances:

Legislation #: 070068 Introduction Date: 1/11/2007
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER HERMANN
Title: Establishing a Citizen Advisory Committee to assist in the development of the annual Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan and to review and annually report on the effectiveness of the City’s housing policies.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/11/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/11/2007 Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee
1/17/2007 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
1/18/2007 Councilmember Hermann Move to Amend
1/18/2007 Passed as Amended
1/18/2007 Passed

View Attachments
FileTypeSizeDescription
070068.pdf Authenticated 76K Authenticated

Printer Friendly Version

ORDINANCE NO. 070068

Establishing a Citizen Advisory Committee to assist in the development of the annual Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan and to review and annually report on the effectiveness of the Citys housing policies.

WHEREAS, in March 2006, a performance audit was issued by the City Auditor which called for the Council, specifically the Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee, to set a firm housing policy and install a system for closely overseeing and measuring the performance of the housing program; and

 

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee, with the endorsement of the City Manager and Mayor, established the Housing Policy and Oversight Committee (Committee) to recommend a consolidated housing policy to guide the Councils oversight of the rebuilding of the Citys housing programs; and

 

WHEREAS, the Committee met from May through November 2006 and prepared a Report which included several recommendations in five major policy areas including strength and stability of neighborhoods, workforce housing, predatory lending, leveraging, and accountability, measurement and transparency; and

 

WHEREAS, the Committee recommended the establishment of a Citizen Advisory Committee to assist in the development of the annual Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan as well as to review and annually report on the effectiveness of the Citys housing policies; and

 

WHEREAS, the Committee recommended that the Citizen Advisory Committee members be appointed by the Mayor and consist of no less than five members to be represented by individuals from the public sector, the private sector and from the neighborhoods; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Citizen Advisory Committee is established to assist in the development of the annual Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan and to review and annually report on the effectiveness of the Citys housing policies.

 

Section 2. That the Committee members be appointed by the Mayor and consist of no less than five members to be represented by individuals from the public sector, the private sector and from the neighborhoods.

 

________________________________________________

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

___________________________

Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney