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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

Meagan Harsen
Financial Services Representative
2/22/2017Mayor12/31/2019 1st
Dick Olsen
Social Services Representative
4/21/2014Mayor12/31/2020 2nd
Joann Zimmer C
At-Large Representative
9/25/2013Mayor12/31/2020 3rd
Karen Cardosa
Housing Representative
1/9/2016Mayor12/31/2021 2nd
Sharon Konopa
City Council Representative
9/25/2013Mayor12/31/2021 3rd
Melissa Murphy
1/23/2019Mayor12/31/2021 1st
David Abarr
At-Large Representative
1/22/2020Mayor12/31/2022 1st
Tara Dixson VC
At-Large Representative
9/25/2013Mayor12/31/2022 3rd
Chris Equinoa
Human Relations Commission Representative
5/14/2014Mayor12/31/2022 3rd

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

Staff Liaison

Anne Catlin
Planner III

Upcoming Meetings

January 27, 2020, 12:00pm
Council Chambers, City Hall

February 17, 2020, 12:00pm
Santiam Room, City Hall

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January 27, 2020   

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