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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Snohomish County Seeks Members for Housing and Development Advisory Committee

Contact:
Felicia Medlen
OHCD Supervisor
[email protected]
425-388-7454

 



Snohomish County Seeks Members for Housing and Development Advisory Committee

 Applications to serve on advisory committee for affordable housing and community development projects will be accepted through September 21, 2018.


EVERETT, Wash., August 22, 2018 – Snohomish County is recruiting residents to serve on a technical advisory committee to review applications for projects that benefit low-income individuals and neighborhoods in our community.


Representatives from the following groups are needed:

  • Two low-income individuals
  • Two individuals with disabilities
  • Two senior citizens
  • Two individuals from racial/ethnic minority groups

  • Low-income is defined as follows:

Household Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

Maximum

Annual Income

$56,200

$64,200

$72,250

$80,250

$86,700

$93,100


These volunteer positions provide an opportunity for residents to be involved in the local government process to award funds for projects that improve the lives of low-income residents in our community. Project funding is provided through U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development programs and may be used for affordable housing, public services, and improvements to facilities and infrastructure such as food banks, senior centers, sidewalks, and water/sewer systems.


Volunteers are appointed to a three-year term and meet two to three times each year in late fall or early winter. Committee members review application materials outside of the meetings and meet to evaluate projects and recommend funding awards.


Interested individuals are asked to complete a short application with information on their representative group, areas of experience, and reasons for wanting to serve.


The application form is available online at: https://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/681 or by contacting Felicia Medlen, OHCD Supervisor, Snohomish County Human Services, at [email protected] or (425) 388-7454.


Applications must be received by Friday, September 21, 2018.


Send completed applications via email or mail to:


Via email: [email protected]


Via mail: Snohomish County Human Services

Housing & Community Services Division

3000 Rockefeller Ave., M/S 305

Everett, WA 98201

Attn: Felicia Medlen, OHCD Supervisor


The Snohomish County Human Services Department helps all persons meet their basic needs and develop their potential by providing timely, effective human services and building community. The Housing & Community Services Division administers a wide range of programs that provide affordable housing, community development, and related services to low-income and homeless persons.

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