Community Development

Community Development Block Grant and HOME Programs Annual Advisory Committee

Function

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Programs Annual Advisory Committee meets annually to establish review criteria, review applications for CDBG and HOME Program funding, and to formulate a recommendations to the City Council regarding the appropriate allocation of CDBG and HOME Program funds. The Committee may, on occasion, also be asked to formulate a recommendation to Council to amend, delete, or substantively change previous CDBG or HOME program funding allocations.

Membership Information

Seven (7) Independence residents with an interest in serving the housing and community development needs of the City, each of which are appointed annually by one of the following organizations:

  • Independence School District
  • Independence Advisory Board of Public Health
  • Independence Ministerial Alliance
  • Independence Chamber of Commerce
  • Truman Heartland Community Foundation
  • Labor Management Council
  • Service Organization Representative (rotating between Rotary, Lions & Kiwanis)

Current Year Members

NameAgency Represented
Scott, Dr. Dred Independence School District
Potts, Dr. Donald Independence Advisory Board of Health
King, Kevin Labor Management Council of Greater Kansas City
Moentmann, Melanie Truman Heartland Community Foundation
Schofield-Wimberly, Reverend Sarah Independence Ministerial Alliance
McDonald, Lois - 2017-18 Chairperson Independence Chamber of Commerce
TBD Independence Rotary Club