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About this commission

The Community Development Commission is established to review and recommend housing, neighborhood revitalization, and community development policies, actions, and programs to the City Council that could be supported with funding primarily with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding provided by HUD.

Upcoming meetings

The Community Development Commission usually meets on the third Monday of each month at noon.

December 18, 2023, noon
Santiam Room, City Hall

January 22, 2024, noon
Council Chambers, City Hall

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Beth Freelander
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Sonja Neperud  
Planning Commission representative
10/23/2019Mayor12/31/2023 1st
Emma Deane  
social services representative
John Robledo  
at-large representative
Courtney Stubbs   VC
housing representative
1/26/2022Mayor12/31/2024 1st
Alex Johnson II  
City Council representative
1/13/2021Mayor12/31/2024 1st
Larry Timm  
economic development representative
Jim Cole  
at-large representative
1/11/2023Mayor12/31/2025 1st
Bessie Johnson  
at-large representative
1/11/2023Mayor12/31/2025 1st
Robyn Davis   C
Human Relations Commission representative
3/22/2021Mayor12/31/2025 1st
Skylar Bailey  
financial industry representative
3/22/2023Mayor12/31/2025 1st

C = Chair; VC = Vice Chair

Membership information

Founding document(s): AMC 2.27

Number of members: 10

Term of office: 3 years.
(Appointments within six months of position start date are considered full term.)

Membership requirements: The City Council shall endeavor to ensure low- and moderate-income persons and minorities are represented on the Commission. The Commission shall consist of members deemed by the Council to have backgrounds as follows:
(1) Three at-large members from the general public.
(2) One rep from the financial industry.
(3) One rep from the housing industry.
(4) One rep with experience in economic development.
(5) One rep from the social services or affordable housing industries.
(6) One rep from the Human Relations Commission.
(7) One rep from the Planning Commission.
(8) One rep from the City Council

Principal place of residence within the jurisdictional limits of the City of Albany. (Res 6797)

Each council member shall have one counterpart with nominations ratified by the Council.

Meeting materials

November 20, 2023   
October 16, 2023   
September 19, 2023   
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June 12, 2023   
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February 27, 2023   
February 13, 2023   
January 30, 2023   
January 9, 2023 n/a 
*Minutes are posted when they are approved by the body at a subsequent meeting.

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Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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