Housing Advisory Committee

Meetings


  • 12 p.m.
  • Second Monday of each month, generally
  • George Di Ciero City and County Building

Agendas and Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members


The committee consists of seven appointed members and two City Councilmembers. Each member serves initial terms until March 2018. Subsequently, four members will serve a one-year term and three members will serve two-year terms. 
Current members are:

 Members: Term Expiration: 
 Alan Feinstein
 March 2018
 Anthony Kassel
 March 2018
 Madelon Lapidus  March 2018
 David Manley  March 2018
 Robert Munroe  March 2018 
 Joe Smith  March 2018
 Caitlyn Weiman  March 2018
 Karl Honegger, Alternate  March 2018
 Councilmember Sharon Tessier
 
 Councilmember Elizabeth Law-Evans  

Overview


The principal role of the Housing Advisory Committee is to present research findings and make recommendations to the City Council for further study or action. No final decision making authority rests with the committee.

The roles and responsibilities of this committee include:

  1. Research, review, and summarize for City Council activities and case histories of Broomfield affordable housing development and other front range housing projects.
  2. Research and summarize for City Council an assessment of housing needs in Broomfield, which would be updated annually, which includes identifying populations underserved, the types and price points of housing needed, etc.
  3. Research, develop, and recommend to City Council goals and objectives for the Broomfield Housing Authority (BHA) programs, including numeric targets.
  4. Review housing projects brought to the City and County of Broomfield – advise on ways to create affordable options within those project designs, such as: fee waivers, zoning changes, Public Land Dedication exchange, etc.
  5. Review possible projects presented to the BHA as partnerships, for feasibility and to make recommendations to City Council.
  6. Review the budget and annual plans of the BHA and make recommendations.
  7. Provide opportunity for continued collaboration with the Broomfield Housing Opportunity Coalition.
  8. Review and recommend opportunities for cooperation with other City and County departments and non-profits to provide housing supportive services, when appropriate, to Broomfield residents.
  9. Other items as requested by City Council.