2.78 Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee
A community development block grant advisory committee is established in and for
the city of Glendale (referred to hereinafter in this chapter as the "committee").
(Ord. 5519 § 2, 2006)
The committee shall consist of five (5) members.
(Ord. 5519 § 3, 2006)
2.78.030 Nomination and appointment.
Committee members shall be appointed by a minimum of three (3) affirmative votes
of the council.
(Ord. No. 5669, § 26, 9-8-2009; Ord. 5519 § 4, 2006)
Members of the committee shall serve without compensation.
(Ord. 5519 § 5, 2006)
Each committee member shall be a qualified elector of the city of Glendale at the
time of appointment and during incumbency and have an interest or knowledge of the
No person shall serve on the committee if he or she has any decision-making authority
in a community organization that applies for or receives funds through the community
development block grant. Any participation by a committee member as a decision-maker
in such community organization must have ceased at least thirty (30) days prior
to the time of appointment and may not occur during incumbency. Alternatively, any
community organization with a decision-maker that is also a member of the committee
shall not be entitled to receive funds through the community development block grant
as long as the member continues to serve in both capacities. For purposes of this
section, any person serving on the governance board, e.g., board of directors, of
a community organization shall be deemed to have decision-making authority in that
(Ord. 5519 § 6, 2006)
2.78.060 Terms of office.
Terms of office for members of the committee shall be as set forth in Section 2.36.010;
provided, however, any committee member appointed at the beginning of a nominating
councilmember's term shall not take effect until July 1st of that year unless specifically
directed otherwise by a majority vote of the council.
(Ord. No. 5669, § 27, 9-8-2009; Ord. 5519 § 7, 2006)
Vacancies for any unexpired term of membership on the committee shall be filled
by nomination by the council member assigned to the committee seat number that is
vacant and appointment by three (3) affirmative votes of the council as provided
in Section 2.78.030 of this chapter.
(Ord. 5519 § 8, 2006)
2.78.080 Removal of members.
Any member of the committee may be removed by a majority of the council when, in
the discretion of the council, the best interests of the city will be served.
(Ord. 5519 § 9, 2006)
2.78.090 Chairperson and vice-chairperson.
At its first meeting, the committee shall select one (1) of its members as chairperson
and one (1) as vice-chairperson who shall each serve a one (1) year term. Every
year thereafter, the committee shall elect a chairperson and vice-chairperson. In
case of the absence of the chairperson and vice-chairperson, the members present
at any meeting will select one (1) of their number to act as chairperson pro tempore.
(Ord. 5519 § 10, 2006)
The commission shall meet bimonthly at such time and place as the committee may
fix by resolution.
Special meetings of the commission may be called at any time by the chairperson,
or three (3) members thereof by written notice served upon each member as required
by the Ralph M. Brown Act.
All meetings of the commission shall be open to the public and held in compliance
with the provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act. The committee shall keep a record
of minutes of all its proceedings and actions which shall be available for public
(Ord. 5519 § 11, 2006)
Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of conducting
business, but a lesser number may adjourn from time to time.
(Ord. 5519 § 12, 2006)
2.78.120 Record of proceedings.
The director of community services and parks, or his or her designate, shall cause
a record to be kept of all proceedings of the committee.
(Ord. No. 5682, § 8, 12-15-2009; Ord. 5519 § 13, 2006)
2.78.130 Powers and duties generally.
The committee will have the responsibility to oversee the community needs assessment,
review sub-recipient performance updates, evaluate funding proposals, interview
community agencies, recommend program priorities including city capital improvement
projects, recommend proposals and projects for funding, and develop and recommend
the CDBG Annual Action Plan to the city council and housing authority.
(Ord. 5519 § 14, 2006)
2.78.140 Procedural rules.
Unless the committee adopts special rules to govern its proceedings, Robert's Rules
of Order will be the rules which govern the proceedings of the committee. Any special
rules shall prevail over any conflicting provisions in Robert's Rules of Order.
All special rules will be maintained in the office of the city clerk and a copy
thereof shall be furnished to any person upon request.
(Ord. 5519 § 15, 2006)
2.78.150 Cooperation of city officials.
The director of community services and parks or his or her designate shall be the
staff advisor to the committee. The director shall provide advice and assistance
as requested by the committee.
All other officers, departments and department heads of the city shall cooperate
and render all reasonable and necessary assistance to the community development
block grant advisory committee.
(Ord. No. 5682, § 9, 12-15-2009; Ord. 5519 § 16, 2006)
2.78.160 Limitation on liability.
Neither the committee nor any individual member thereof shall incur any financial
liability in the name of the city as the result of any act or omission in connection
with the performance of their duties as a member of the committee.
(Ord. 5519 § 17, 2006)