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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.

Boards and Commissions Vacancies

Current list of Boards and Commissions Vacancies

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

Community Housing Advisory Board

Ordinance #17,750, passed June 2, 1998, created this Board in order to provide annual reports to the Little Rock City Board of Directors containing recommendations and provide information regarding the operation of the Community Housing Advisory Board and plans created to promote affordable housing within the City.

 

The Community Housing Advisory Board Meetings are held on the Third Monday of each month at 1:00 PM at the Willie L. Hinton Neighborhood Resource Center, 3805 West 12th Street, Room 105, Little Rock, AR, (501) 378-1500

For More Information

Andre Bernard, Director
Housing & Neighborhood Programs Department
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 120W
Little Rock, AR  72201
(501) 371-4855
abernard@littlerock.org


AUTHORITY: Ordinance #17,750, passed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors, June 2, 1998, creating this Board.  Ordinance #19,563, passed by the Board of Directors, July 11, 2006, expanding the membership of the Board.

TERM: Three (3) years

MEMBERS: Thirteen (13)

DUTIES: To provide annual reports to the Little Rock City Board of Directors containing recommendations and provide information regarding the operation of the Community Housing Advisory Board and plans created to promote affordable housing with the City.

SELECTION: Members are appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors and shall consist of the following:
One (1) Little Rock City Board of Directors Member
One (1) Representative of a Lending Institute
One (1) Representative who is a Landlord of property with City of Little Rock
One (1) Representative of For-profit Corporation with City of Little Rock
One (1) Representative Community Development Corporation
One (1) Representative of a Neighborhood Association
One (1) Representative Real Estate Business Community
One (1) Representative of a Nonprofit Corporation
Five (5) At-Large Representatives

MEETINGS:


Third Monday of Each Month
Willie L. Hinton Neighborhood Resource Center
3805 West 12th Street, Room 105
Little Rock, AR  72204
(501) 378-1500
1:00 PM

CONTACT: Andre Bernard, Director
Housing & Neighborhood Programs Department
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 120W
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4855

Legenia Bearden
(501) 918-5224

Current Members

Joan Adcock
(Little Rock City Board  of Directors)
6809 Mablevale Pike
Little Rock, AR  72209 
(501) 565-6098
board@littlerock.org
Term Expires: 12-31-2012

Barrett Allen
(For Profit Corporation Representative)
15011 Chambery Drive
Little Rock, AR 72211
(501) 221-7173
Term Expires: 6-2-2016

Susannah Shinn
(Non-profit Representative)
1023 Kavanaugh Boulevard, Apartment B
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 580-0614
developmentdirector@habitatpulaski.org
Term Expires: 6-2-2016

Rebecca Stewart
(Neighborhood Association Representative)
1212 West 11th Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 374-8280
rebecca.stewart@sbcglobal.net
Term Expires: 6-2-2014

Valerie Brown
(Landlord Representative)
3020 Romine Road
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 951-0645
Term Expires:  6-2-2016

Owen Gazette
(Real Estate Business Community Representative)
7001 Kingwood Road
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 680-1467
owen@janetjones.com
Term Expires: 6-2-2016

Kevin Haney
(At-Large)
4311 South Lookout Road
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 412-6463
Kevin@HaneyContractors.com
Term Expires: 6-2-2015

Russ Martin, Jr.
(Twin City Bank)
1708 Sawgrass Drive
Little Rock, AR 72212
(501) 225-3004
martin@my100bank.com
Term Expires: 6-2-2015



Barry Williams
1424 Louisiana Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(870) 714-9167
bjwesthell@yahoo.com
Term Expires: 6-2-2015

Jarrod Woodley
(At-Large)
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 952-1428
jarrod.woodley@gmail.com
Term Expires: 6-2-2015

Terrance Youngblood
(At-Large)
20 Brennan Lane
Little Rock, AR 72227
(501) 278-9940
bloodsfinest@gmail.com
Term Expires: 6-2-2016








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