City of St. Petersburg

Housing Services Committee

JANUARY 31, 2013 @ 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:      Councilmembers Karl Nurse, James Kennedy, Steve Kornell, Charlie Gerdes, and Wengay Newton (alternate)


Support Staff:                    Joshua Johnson


A.                Call to Order

B.                 Approval of Agenda

C.                 Approval of Minutes

1.                  December 20, 2012

D.                New Business

1.                  Selection of Chair and Vice-Chair of the Housing Services Committee.

2.                  Review of Pinellas County Housing Study, by Armanda Lampley, Pinellas County Housing and Community Development Department

3.                  Update of NSP-1 & NSP-3, Stephanie Lampe, Sr. Housing Development Coordinator

4.                  Discussion of Local Business Tax Issue and Communication Services Tax (CST) changes, Wayne Finley, Office of the Mayor, Education and Government

5.                  Information on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Annual Community Assessment

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 -