Community Development Advisory Commission

Department: Housing & Community Development Department

Program Oversight: Community Development Block Grant 



Membership


The Community Development Advisory Commission is comprised of nine commissioners appointed by City Council to serve staggered three-year terms. Membership must include:

Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Third Wednesday of each month
  • Housing & Community Development Department Office
    Historic Federal Building
    350 W 6th Street, Suite 312
    Dubuque, IA 52001

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
Most Recent Agenda | View All

Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent Minutes | View All

Purpose

  • To conduct required public hearings in accordance with the minimum standards established by Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Citizen Participation plan
  • To ensure meaningful citizen input in the planning, implementation, and assessment of the City of Dubuque's CDBG program
  • To provide for and encourage the participation of persons who reside in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, as defined by the City Council, in the planning, implementation, and assessment of the CDBG program
  • To identify community development needs, particularly the needs of persons of low and moderate income
  • To serve in an advisory role to the City Council in policy decisions regarding funding priorities and program development and implementation
  • To monitor and evaluate program activities to determine if identified community development objectives have been met
  • To undertake public information efforts to educate the citizenry of the availability of CDBG funded programs and to provide for a greater understanding of the City's community development efforts
  • To assist in the preparation of the Five-Year Consolidated Plan, the Annual Action Plan, amendments to the Annual Action Plan, and required performance monitoring reports
  • To serve in an advisory role to the City Manager in the review of complaints and grievances received in accordance with the procedures established in the CDBG Citizen Participation Plan
  • To support, upon request, the efforts of the City Council and other City commissions in the assessment of the general development needs of the community.
Commission Member
Representing
Commission Expiration
Michelle Hinke
At Large
2/15/2022
Hillary Dalton
At Large
2/15/2023
Janice Craddieth
Housing Commission Representative
8/17/2020
Gerald Hammel, Jr., Chairperson
Low / Moderate Income Area
2/15/2023
Open
Low / Moderate Income Area
2/15/2020
Dean Boles
At Large
2/15/2022
Open Low / Moderate Income Area
2/15/2022
Thomas Wainwright
At Large
2/15/2021
Julie Woodyard
Low / Moderate Income Area
2/15/2021

Commission Member
Representing
Commission Expiration
Michelle Hinke
At Large
2/15/2022
Hillary Dalton
At Large
2/15/2023
Janice Craddieth
Housing Commission Representative
8/17/2020
Gerald Hammel, Jr., Chairperson
Low / Moderate Income Area
2/15/2023
Open
Low / Moderate Income Area
2/15/2020
Dean Boles
At Large
2/15/2022
Open Low / Moderate Income Area
2/15/2022
Thomas Wainwright
At Large
2/15/2021
Julie Woodyard
Low / Moderate Income Area
2/15/2021

Current Members

Member
Term Expires
Representing
Thomas Wainwright02/15/21At-Large
Dean Boles02/15/22
At-Large
Michelle Hinke02/15/22
At-Large
Hillary Dalton02/15/23
At-Large
Janice Craddieth08/17/20Housing Commission Rep
Julie Woodyard02/15/21
Low / Moderate Income Area
Gerald Hammel, Jr., Chair02/15/23
Low / Moderate Income Area
Open02/15/20
Low / Moderate Income Area
Open02/15/22
Low / Moderate Income Area

Submit public comment to the Community Development Advisory Commission 

Contact Us

  1. Christopher Lester

    Community Development Specialist
    Email

    350 West 6th Street
    Suite 312
    Dubuque, IA 52001

    Phone: 563.690.6102

    Hours

    Mon. - Wed. & Fri.
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Thursday:
    9:15 a.m. - 5 p.m