Athens-Clarke County Vision Committee

MEMBERS:  10 members

TERM:  3 years - no limit

AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION:

MEETING INFORMATION:

  • Regular meeting: as needed, 375 Satula Avenue 
  • Special meetings: determined at the time of call

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

To address the COVID-19 crisis, Vision Committee members may be called upon to assist with the process of administering additional CDBG-CV (COVID-19 emergency aid) funding.

  • Provide input on emerging community needs that may be addressed using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.
  • Evaluate CDBG applications to ensure they appropriately meet the Consolidated Plan goals and address community needs.
  • Provide feedback to assist the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government in prioritizing CDBG funding.
  • The Vision Committee typically meets for a brief orientation session in October and a half day meeting in January to discuss CDBG applications.
MEMBERSTERM EXPIRES
Taneisha Brooks06-30-2021
Imani Carter06-30-2021
Mumbi Anderson06-30-2021
Claire Bolton06-30-2022
Joseph Carter06-30-2022
Loran Posey06-30-2022
Elisa Zarate06-30-2022
Courtney Etheredge06-30-2023
LaTasha Sheats06-30-2023
Laura Williams06-30-2023


METHOD OF APPOINTMENT
Mayor and Commission

CONTACT
Hayley Banerjee, Director Housing and Community Development
706-613-3155

MORE INFORMATION
Housing and Community Development website - www.accgov.com/hcd