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 the third Monday of each month at 3:00 p.m. Meetings scheduled on June 15, 2020 and July 20,2020 will be held at the Manatee County Convention Center, 1 Haben Boulevard, Palmetto, Florida, 34221, in the Longboat Key Room.  Locations of future meetings are to be determined.  Please check this page for updated locations of future meetings.

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
Kenyatta Randall

6/30/2021 Real estate professional - Seat #7
Vacant


Serves on the local planning agency - Seat #8
George Kruse

6/30/2021 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