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! 2018 2019
Mitchell Peil - Vice Chairman Planning Commission 2018 2019
       
Susan Culpepper - Councilman Council District #3 2018 2019
Dena Duhon Parks Commission 2016 2019
Jerry Kaylor - Councilman Council District #1 2018 2019
Chris Lievsay - Councilman Council District #2 2018 2019
Mitchell Peil Planning Commission 2016 2019
VACANT Downtown Review Board   2019
Cindy Miller Blue Springs Downtown Alive! 2018 2021