Juneau Affordable Housing Commission Fact Sheet

Title: Juneau Affordable Housing Commission

Type of Board/Commission/Committee: Advisory

Affiliated Department: City Manager

Status: Active

Governing Legislation:
-Resolution 2506
-Resolution 2390 - Repealed by Res. 2506
-Date Created: January 08, 2007
-Sunset Date: N/A

To reference the general rules of procedure and informational booklet for all boards, please see the documents available on the General Board Information page.

Description: On December 2, 2006, the Assembly held an Affordable Housing Summit in a joint meeting of the CBJ Assembly, Planning Commission, and the Affordable Housing Coalition. As an outcome of that Housing Summit, the Assembly adopted Resolution 2390 creating the Juneau Affordable Housing Commission. The Commission was established for a three-year period beginning January 2007 to make recommendations to the CBJ Assembly, through the Lands Committee, on all aspects of affordable housing. The Commission became a continuing CBJ Commission on November 23, 2009 with Resolution 2506 which repealed Resolution 2390.

Membership: Nine members - The commission membership shall be drawn from the public, with appropriate expertise including, but not limited to, homelessness issues, land management, real estate, construction, financial, taxation, permitting, and energy and environmental efficiency to be appointed by the Assembly based on the recommendation of the Human Resources Committee. The commission may also include non-voting liaison members from the Juneau Homeless Coalition and other agencies of similar expertise, as needed.

Officers: Chair, Co-Chair, & Secretary

Quorum: 5

Term Limits: None

Annual Appointment Period (Annual Reports Due): January

Meetings: The Commission held its first meeting on February 8, 2007 and their meetings are scheduled for the First Tuesday of the month at 5:15 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room #224 unless otherwise advertised.

Special Facts:

Staff Contact: Chief Housing Officer Scott Ciambor - 586-0220 - Scott.Ciambor@juneau.org