Community Development Block Grants are federal funds intended to help local low-moderate income communities provide affordable housing, anti-poverty programs and infrastructure development. The city has opened applications for persons interested in serving on its CDBG Citizen Advisory Committee, which helps determine how those funds are best spent in Marysville.
The committee evaluates proposals, recommends funding and reviews program performance within the frameworks of a consolidated plan and annual action plan. The vacancy is for a three-year term ending in July 2024. Applicants must represent one of these communities, entities or interests:
- Low-moderate income
- Person with disabilities
- Senior citizen
- Racially and ethnically diverse population
To apply, please send a letter for interest by July 15, 2021, to Amy Hess, Senior Planner, 80 Columbia Ave., Marysville WA 98270 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Appointments are recommended by Mayor Jon Nehring and confirmed by the City Council. Committee meetings are open to the public.