Applications are requested from citizens interested in serving on the Lane County Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board. Advisory Committee Application forms are available online at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioners' Office, located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene. For additional information, or to request an application, please contact Michael Wisth, Grants Manager, City of Eugene, 541-682-5540 or Michael.C.Wisth@ci.eugene.or.us
HOUSING POLICY BOARD: The Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board (HPB) acts as a forum for public input into the community issues related to affordable housing. It reviews low-income housing issues and makes policy, funding, and other recommendations regarding affordable housing to Eugene, Springfield and Lane County governments. The Mission of the HPB is to increase the availability of decent, affordable housing, for low- and very low-income families and individuals in Lane County.
MEETING SCHEDULE: Monthly, or as necessary. Typically meetings are held on the first Monday of the month from noon to 1:30 pm.
MEMBERSHIP: Overall board membership consists of one representative from the Lane County Board of Commissioners; one representative from the Springfield City Council; one representative from the Eugene City Council; six citizen at-large members; and ex-officio members as appropriate. One at-large position is reserved for a low-income representative.
VACANCIES: Housing Policy Board terms are for two years. The HPB is seeking one at-large, low-income representative. The elected officials from Lane County, Eugene, and Springfield are charged with making appointments.
TERM: This position is a 2 year term (commencing in 2013 and ending in 2015).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. August 7, 2013 to the Board of Commissioners’ Office, 125 E. 8th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401.