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File #: 21-983    Name:
Type: Recommendation Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 9/20/2021 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 10/6/2021 Final action:
Title: Appointment of a Planning Commission representative to the Workforce Housing Advisory Committee.
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PRESENTER: Presenter

Jeff Jewell, Economic & Community Development Director

 

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SUBJECT: Title

Appointment of a Planning Commission representative to the Workforce Housing Advisory Committee.

 

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DEPARTMENT: Economic & Community Development

 

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COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City-wide

 

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The Workforce Housing Advisory Committee is tasked with addressing the community’s affordable and workforce housing needs, raising awareness about the challenges of affordable and available workforce housing and advising the City Council on providing solutions for a full range of workforce housing choices for households of all incomes, ages, and abilities.

 

The Committee has a total of 11 members with one designated representative from the following six entities: GNB Chamber of Commerce, NBEDC, NB Housing Authority, New Braunfels Utilities, Planning Commission and Habitat for Humanity.  The remaining five members are selected at large and must be residents of the City or ETJ.  Preference is given to individuals representing the following organizations: Community Development Advisory Committee, Four Rivers Association of Realtors, GNB Home Builders Association, McKenna Foundation, local banking or mortgage industry and NB Housing Partnership. 

 

The Planning Commission member position on the committee currently expires November 2021.  The Planning Commission needs to recommend one of its members to fill the position on the committee.  The committee meets on the third Thursday of every month at 4pm at City Hall.

 

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Workforce Housing Advisory Committee appointments require City Council approval.

 

 

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