Affordable Housing Advisory Board

Purpose

To review the established policies and procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and adopted local government comprehensive plan of the appointing local government and recommend specific actions or initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing while protecting the ability of the property to appreciate in value.

Membership Requirements

There are eleven members:

  • One citizen actively engaged in the residential home building industry in connection with affordable housing (Seat #1);
  • One citizen actively engaged in the banking or mortgage banking industry in connection with affordable housing (Seat #2);
  • One citizen representative of those areas of labor actively engaged in home building in connection with affordable housing (Seat #3);
  • One citizen actively engaged as an advocate for low-income persons in connection with affordable housing (Seat #4);
  • One citizen actively engaged as a for-profit provider of affordable housing (Seat #5);
  • One citizen actively engaged not-for-profit provider of affordable housing (Seat #6);
  • One citizen actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing (Seat #7);
  • One citizen actively serving on the local planning agency pursuant to Section 163.3174, Florida Statues (Seat #8);
  • One citizen resident of Manatee County (Seat #9);
  • One citizen representing employers within the jurisdiction (Seat #10);
  • One citizen representing essential services personnel (Seat #11).

Application

The Advisory Board applications have been submitted and accepted and are closed at this time.

Meetings

All meetings will be held on select Mondays throughout the year from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.,  1112 Manatee Avenue West, Manatee Room 5th Floor, Bradenton, Florida 34205. Please see the Meeting Schedule below for the meeting dates.

Meeting schedule 2021:
February 22, 2021
March 15, 2021
May 17, 2021
June 21, 2021
September 27, 2021
October 18, 2021
November 15, 2021

Meeting Minutes:
June 15, 2020 minutes
July 20, 2020 minutes
August 17, 2020 minutes
September 28, 2020 minutes

For more information contact Debbee Ash at (941) 748-4501, ext. 3478, or Email Debbee Ash

Members

Name Term Expires Seat
Frank Conorozzo

6/30/2021 Residential home building industry - Seat #1
Sandra Suite

6/30/2022 Banking or mortgage banking industry - Seat #2
Steve Rinehart

6/30/2021 Represents labor actively engaged in home building - Seat #3
Erin Bodie

6/30/2022 Advocate for low-income persons - Seat #4
Glen Gibellina

6/30/2021 For-profit provider - Seat #5
Vallerie Guillory

6/30/2022 Not-for-profit provider - Seat #6
Vacant


Real estate professional - Seat #7
Vacant


Serves on the local planning agency - Seat #8
Vacant

  Resident of Manatee County - Seat #9
Amy Farrington

6/30/2022 Represents employers in Manatee County - Seat #10
Charlie Kennedy

6/30/2021 Represents essential services personnel - Seat #11
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