Affordable Housing Resident Oversight Committee

Meetings

  • 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Second Wednesday of each month
  • Meetings are virtual through Zoom Webinar
  • Meeting is streamed through city's YouTube channel

Agenda & Minutes

Go to current agendas and minutes (June 1, 2021 to present) 

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Purpose

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

Members

  • Ten (10) members and two (2) alternates
  • Terms staggered initially, then three (3) years

Membership Includes:

  • Mayor will appoint two (two) voting members and one (1) alternate
  • City Council will appoint four (4) voting members and one (1) alternate
  • Board of County Commissioners will appoint one (1) voting member
  • Four (4) community members, two (2) of which are currently receiving, or have received some form of help in securing their housing
  • One (1) member from a housing non-profit
  • One (1) member from the field of housing or real estate
  • One (1) member from the field of banking and/or finance
  • Two (2) alternate members are considered at-large

Qualifications

Members and alternates must attend Board and Committee training once during their appointment(s).  

MembersStart of TermEnd of Term
City Council Appointmentsn/an/a
Paul Herendeen (Banking/Finance Member)June 1, 2021May 31, 2024
Laura Bird (Community Member)June 1, 2021May 31, 2023
Katie Carlson (Housing/Real Estate Member)June 1, 2021May 31, 2023
Will Sebern (Community Member)June 1, 2021May 31, 2022
Mayoral Appointmentsn/an/a
Gerri Stiffarm (Community Member)June 1, 2021May 31, 2024
Mistee Brown (Housing Nonprofit)June 1, 2021May 31, 2023
Board of County Commissioners Appointmentsn/a
Christine Littig (Community Member)June 1, 2021May 31, 2024
Alternatesn/an/a
Riley Jacobsen (Alternate 1, Mayor)June 1, 2021May 31, 2022
Bobbie Jo Weston (Alternate 2, City Council)June 1, 2021May 31, 2022
Other Membersn/an/a
Lori Davidson, Director of the Missoula Housing Authorityn/an/a
Heidi West, City Council Designeen/an/a
John Engen, Mayorn/an/a


Authorization

Ordinance Amendment 3684
Ordinance 3663

Council Committee

Committee of the Whole - For more information contact department liaison Emily Harris-Shears harris-shearse@ci.missoula.mt.us or (406) 552-6394.

Appointments

Position vacancies are advertised in the media approximately one month in advance. Interested in serving on a board?  These are the vacant positions we are recruiting.