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Inclusiveness on Boards and Commissions

It is the goal of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, that the Mayor, with confirmation by the City Board of Directors, shall make diligent efforts to appoint citizens of Little Rock to City Boards and Commissions so these bodies meet the goal of inclusiveness by reflecting the diversity of our City, recognizing that this goal may be impacted by Board and Commission positions that are designated by professions, organizations or by Ward representation.

UPDATE Applications for all City's Boards and Commissions can now be submitted at any time, whether or not there are current vacancies.  All applications will be kept on file for two (2) years and in the event a vacancy occurs on the Board or Commission in which you applied, your application will be forwarded to the Little Rock City Board of Directors for consideration.  

If you are interested in volunteering to serve on any of the City's Boards and Commissions, applications can be submitted in a variety of ways:

  1. By filling out the online application.
  2. By mail to the Little Rock City Clerk's Office, 500 West Markham Street, Room 200, Little Rock, AR 72201.
  3. By e-mail to cityclerksoffice@littlerock.org
  4. By fax to (501) 371-4857.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the next Board and Commission Vacancy Announcement, please e-mail the City Clerk's Office at cityclerksoffice@littlerock.org to be included on our distribution list.


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Thank you for your interest in serving on one of the City’s various Boards and Commissions.

Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

The Little Rock Housing Authority Board of Commissioners was created by Resolution No.1,532 (October 5,1940).  Each of the Commission's five (5) members serve five (5)-year terms. The role of the Housing Authority is to provide the minimum housing needs (decent, safe and sanitary) of low-income families through public housing and the Section 8 Rental Assistance Payments Program.

The Little Rock Housing Authority Board meets the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 am in the Housing Authority Administrative Office, 100 South Arch Street.

For More Information

Rodney Forte, Executive Director
Metropolitan Housing Alliance
100 South Arch Street
Little Rock, AR  72201
(501) 340-4821
rforte@mhapha.org

   

AUTHORITY: Resolution No. 1,532 (October 5, 1940); Ordinance No. 6,010 (October 14, 1940); Amended by Ordinance No. 9440 (January 11, 1954)
TERM: Five (5) Years
MEMBERS: Five (5)
DUTIES: The role of the Housing Authority is to provide the minimum housing needs (decent, safe, and sanitary) of low-income families through public housing and the Section 8 Rental Assistance Payments Program.
SELECTION: Vacancies are filled by recommendations from the remaining Commissioners. The Little Rock City Board of Directors approves the recommendation(s) and appoints members to the Housing Authority Board.          
MEETINGS:  Third Thursday of each Month
Housing Authority Administrative Office
100 South Arch Street
11:30 AM

Current Members

Leta Anthony
1014 South Hughes Street
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 379-1598
leta@lewisb.org
Term Expires: 9-30-2019

Valerie Brown
P.O. Box 55543
Little Rock, AR 72215
(501) 227-0031
brownv2015@gmail.com
Term Expires: 09-30-2018

Ted Dickey
Commissioner
P.O. Box 17674
Little Rock, AR  72222
(501) 255-2434
eadickey@me.com
Term Expires: 9-30-2018

City Director Erma Hendrix
(Board of Directors Liaison)
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR  72201
(501) 371-4510
ehendrix2644@att.net
Term Expires:  12-31-2016


Kenyon Lowe
21 Alameda Drive
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 570-7634
Term Expires: 9-30-2017

Carolyn Polite
Resident Commissioner
P.O. Box 474
College Station, AR 72053
(501) 838-1912
Cpolite1952@sbcglobal.net
Term Expires: 9-30-2015


City Director Ken Richardson
(Board of Directors Liaison)
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4510
board@littlerock.org
Term Expires: 12-31-2016










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