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Housing & Neighborhood Development Agendas 2009
The City Council Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND) Committee meets throughout the year to discuss issues that will be brought to the full Council. The Committee's recommendation, based on their research and discussion, is an important element in the City Council's final decisions.
 
During 2009 the HAND Committee meets at the following dates and times:
 
October 14, 2009 - Next Scheduled Meeting
September 9, 2009
July 27, 2009
June 10, 2009
May 13, 2009
April 8, 2009
March 11, 2009
February 25, 2009
February 11, 2009 - Meeting Cancelled. Rescheduled for 2/25/09.
January 14, 2009
 
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AGENDA FOR: meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee held Wednesday, September 9 at 12 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  Non-Residential Building Code Ordinance
        Action: Recommend approval of the Non-Residential Building Code Ordinance and allow staff a six month implementation period.  Aldo, recommend a name change for the Housing Appeals Board and board member qualifications to reflect commercial property expertise for new board members. 
  2.  Assisted Housing Locational Policy and the Rezoning Petition Process
       Action: Receive an update on staff's process improvements to include information about the Assisted Housing Locational Policy as a part of the rezoning process to improve communication to citizens. 
  3.  Comprehensive Review of the City's Housing Policies
       Action: Receive a comprehensive review of the City's Affordable Housing Policies and provide direction on potential next steps.

AGENDA FOR: meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee held Monday, July 27 at 2 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  Draft Non-Residential Building Code Ordinance
        Action: Continue discussion of the proposed Non-Residential Building Code Ordinance and provide staff guidance on next steps and any requests for additional information.
   2.  Committee Meeting Schedule and Future Agenda Items.

meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee held at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.          Continue discussion of the proposed Non-Residential Building Code Ordinance and provide staff guidance on next steps and any requests for additional information.   

AGENDA FOR: meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee held Wednesday, June 10 at 12 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  Draft Non-Residential Building Code Ordinance.
   2.  Introduction to Comprehensive Housing Policy Review
   3.  Committee Meeting Schedule

meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee held . at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.  


AGENDA FOR:
meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee held Wednesday, May 13 at 2 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  Boulevard Homes Hope VI Application Funding Recommendation
        Action:
Recommend to City Council approval of a Letter of Support for the Boulevard Homes HOPE VI Project
   2.  FY2010 Annual Action Plan
        Action:
Recommend the proposed FY2010 Annual Action Plan to City Council for approval.
   3. Draft Non-Residential Building Code Ordinance
        Action:
Continue discussion of the proposed Non]Residential Building Code Ordinance and provide staff guidance on next steps and any requests for additional information.

AGENDA FOR: meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development committee held Wednesday, April 8 at 12 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  Sale of the Afro American Cultural Center
         Action:
 Recommend the sale of the Afro-American Cultural Center to the Little Rock AME Zion Church.
   2.  Boulevard Homes Hope BI Application Funding Recommendation
        Action:
Recommend to City Council approval of a Letter of Support for the Boulevard Homes HOPE VI.  Application to include various financial commitments.
   3.  Draft Non-Residential Building Code Ordinance
        Action:
Review and consider recommendation of the proposed Non-Residential Building Code Ordinance to City Council. The intent of the April 8, 2009 discussion is to introduce this topic and solicit Committee member feedback for discussion at the May 11, 2009, meeting.

AGENDA FOR: meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development committee held Wednesday, March 11 at 12 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  FY 2010 and FY2011 Focus Area Plan
   2.  2009 Neighborhood Symposium Update
   3.  February 25th Follow up Report

AGENDA FOR: meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee held Wednesday, February 25 at 12 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
This meeting was rescheduled from Wednesday, February 11.  The Agenda for the meeting is the same as the one below.

AGENDA FOR: meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee held Wednesday, February 11 at 12 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  FY2010 & Fy2011 Strategic Focus Area Plan Discussion
        Action:
Continue discussions of the Draft FY2010 & FY2011 Housing and Neighborhood Development Focus Area Plan as a follow up to the City Council retreat.
  2.  2009 Neighborhood Symposium Update
        Action:
Staff is seeking guidance from the Committee on how to proceed with planning the 2009 Neighborhood Symposium given the current economic conditions and has developed the following options for the Committee's consideration:
      Option A: Proceed with the Neighborhood Symposium as in previous years
      Option B: Reduce the scope of the Neighborhood Symposium, given the
current economic conditions. (Staff will provide the Committee with options for a reduced scope at the meeting)
      Option C: Cancel the 2009 Neighborhood Symposium
   3.  Boulevard Homes Hope VI Update
        Action: 
Receive Boulevard Homes HOPE VI application update as information. On November 6, 2008 the Housing and Neighborhood Development Committee began its review and study of the Boulevard Homes Hope VI Project. City staff provided an update to the Committee on January 19, 2009.


AGENDA FOR:
meeting of the Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee held Wednesday, January 14 at 12 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1. Housing Charlotte 2007 Report
       Action:
Receive (for information only) a report from Bart Landess, Co-Chair on the Housing Charlotte 2007 Implementation Committee, on the outcome of the Committee's process and next steps. 
   2.  2010 Focus Area Plan Discussion
        Action:
Continue discussions and comments on the Draft FY2010 Housing and Neighborhood Development Focus Area Plan prior to the City Council retreat.