Affordable Housing Resident Oversight Committee

The Affordable Housing Resident Oversight Committee is currently recruiting for a member of the Housing/Real-Estate field, serving the remainder of a vacated term. 

Overview of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund:

Missoula City Council adopted The Affordable Housing Trust Fund on July 20, 2020. The Affordable Housing Trust Fund is an ongoing funding source to meet affordable housing needs and community goals.

Resident Oversight Committee Role: 

The Resident Oversight Committee will oversee key functions of the Trust Fund.  Key Functions include approving the administrative policies and the annual Allocation Plan. The Resident Oversight Committee will not make funding decisions for every project supported by the Trust Fund. 

Affordable Housing Resident Oversight Committee Membership includes 11 total members:

  • Nine voting members
    • Three voting members include
      • The mayor or designee
      • The president of City Council or designee
      • Executive director of Missoula Housing Authority or designee
    • Three community members
      • Two community members who are currently or have within the last two years received some form of help in securing their housing
    • One representative from a housing non-profit
    • One representative from the field of housing or real estate 
    • One representative from the field of banking and/or finance  
  • Two alternates: alternate members do not vote, they take part in committee discussions and share perspective.

*Participation on City Boards and Committees is considered a volunteer position

Appointments:

  • The City’s Mayor will appoint Two (2) voting members and one (1) alternate 
  • City Council will appoint Three (3) voting members and one (1) alternate 
  • The Missoula Board of County Commissioners will appoint One (1) voting member

Membership Terms: 

Initial appointment terms of voting and alternate members will be staggered, and determined by City Council: 

  • One-third of members will serve for a one-year term
  • One-third of members will serve for a two-year term
  • One-third for a three-year term

Meeting Structure/Time Commitment: 

Meeting day and time will be determined by best availability of appointed members, will occur during the workweek and will be 2 hours for the first six months.

How to apply:

The board is currently recruiting for a member of the Housing/Real-Estate field, serving the remainder of a vacated term.   

Community Planning, Development & Innovation staff will work with new members to support successful orientation. The City offers Board and Committee training twice per year. Members of this committee must attend the training once during their appointment(s).  

City Clerk

435 Ryman Street

Missoula, MT. 59802

 

  • Email completed application to: CityClerk@ci.missoula.mt.us 
  • If you are unable to complete a written or online application and would like to complete a verbal application, contact Aubrey Godbey by email: godbeya@ci.missoula.mt.us or call (406) 552-6219.

*Please note the City Clerk Office is currently closed to the public.  There is a drop box located at the entrance to City Hall where you can place materials.  

Applications are due by July 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

If you have questions or want details about the functions or qualifications to apply, please contact Marty Rehbein, Legislative Services Director/City Clerk at 406-552-6078