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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.


Term of office: 3 years

Karen Cardosa
housing representative
3/9/2016Mayor12/31/2021 2nd
Alex Johnson II
City Council representative
Melissa Murphy
economic development representative
1/23/2019Mayor12/31/2021 1st
Kenny Larson
at-large representative
1/27/2021Mayor12/31/2022 1st
Tara Dixson C
at-large representative
9/25/2013Mayor12/31/2022 3rd
Robyn Davis
Human Relations Commission representative
3/22/2021Mayor12/31/2022 1st
Meagan Harsen
financial industry representative
2/22/2017Mayor12/31/2022 2nd
JoAnn Miller
Planning Commission representative
10/23/2019Mayor12/31/2023 2nd
Blanca Ruckert VC
social services representative
1/13/2021Mayor12/31/2023 1st
Steph Nappa
at-large representative
4/28/2021Mayor12/31/2023 1st

C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair   Find your council ward

Staff Liaison

Anne Catlin
Planner III

Upcoming Meetings

October 18, 2021, noon
Santiam Room, City Hall

November 15, 2021, noon
Santiam Room, City Hall

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Meeting Materials

DateAgendaHandoutsApproved MinutesAudio
September 20, 2021    
August 16, 2021   
July 19, 2021
(Meeting canceled)
June 21, 2021  Available after meeting 
May 17, 2021   
April 5, 2021   
March 15, 2021  
February 22, 2021  
February 8, 2021  
January 25, 2021   

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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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