City of St. Petersburg

Housing Services Committee

March 24, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m.

Conference Room 100/City Hall


Mission Statement:   To effectively address the on-going need for affordable livable rental and owner-occupied housing units within the city (by proposing legislation, developing clear-cut policies, supporting proven strategies and providing for the implementation of best practices).


Members and Alternates:      Leslie Curran, Chair, Councilmembers Karl Nurse, Bill Dudley,

Wengay Newton, and Jeff Danner (alternate)


Support Staff:                    Joshua Johnson



A.                 Call to Order

B.                 Approval of Agenda

C.                 Approval of Minutes

1.                  Minutes of February 24, 2011.

D.                 New Business

1.                  Discussion of CAPI's Visitability Ordinance recommendations - Joshua A. Johnson, Director of Housing and Community Develoment and Theresa Jones, Manager, Community Affairs Department.  (oral presentation)

2.                  Update of Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP-1) and NSP-3 --  Stephanie Lampe, Senior Coordinator, Mike Psarakis, Sr. Real Estate Coordinator, and Joshua Johnson.  (oral presentation)

3.                  Discussion of a resolution requesting Council to amend the FY 2006-2009 and FY 2009-2010 Local Housing Assistance Plan to make changes to housing strategies -- Joshua Johnson, Jill Cotton, Housing Coordinator, and Linda Byars, Finance Coordinator.  (oral presentation)

E.                  Follow-up (information only):

1.                  Provide a copy of the status of multi-family projects that are scheduled for, or are under development/redevelopment.

2.                  Provide a copy of the status of NSP projects.

3.                  Provide a spreadsheet of past year's housing accomplishments and current status.

4.                  Provide copy of Vacant and Boarded Properties.

F.                  Adjournment