City Accepting Applications for Three Newly Created Boards
Published on March 30, 2021
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CHEYENNE – City of Cheyenne Mayor Patrick Collins is seeking applications for three newly created City boards: Affordable Housing Task Force, Community Technology Advisory Council, and the Innovation and Entrepreneur Advisory Council.
An online and PDF application are available at www.cheyennecity.org/boards and at the links above. Applications may also be obtained by contacting Holly Martinez in the Mayor’s office via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (307-637-6300). All applications must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday, May 14th.
Additional information on each board can be found below.
Affordable Housing Task Force
Task Force comprised of 11 members
The Affordable Housing Task Force has been established to assess the current and projected future landscape of housing affordability in the City and evaluate current programs and initiatives to produce new affordable housing and preserve existing ones. Charged with making specific recommendations to the Governing Body while working closely with partners at the county, state, and federal levels to better coordinate affordable housing funding, programs, and initiatives to maximize opportunities. The task force will consist of a diverse group of stakeholders inside and outside of government. Members of the task force will be comprised of the following:
- Four individuals with an interest in housing and housing related matters in Cheyenne (e.g., COMEA, Family Promise, My Front Door, Community Action of Laramie County)
- One individual representing the Cheyenne Housing Authority
- One individual representing the real estate community to be selected by the Cheyenne Board of Realtors
- One individual experienced in local residential construction
- One individual experienced in banking/financing
- One individual from the City of Cheyenne Planning and Development Department
- One individual representing Cheyenne LEADS
- One individual representing the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce
Community Technology Advisory Council
Advisory Council comprised of 7 members
The Community Technology Advisory Council has been established to champion projects and positions, research issues and collect public input, encourage and promote affordable access to and use of information and communications technology, and promote and advise effective electronic civic engagement and e-government services. The advisory council will make recommendations on the issues of community-wide interest relating to information and communications technology.
Innovation and Entrepreneur Advisory Council
Advisory Council comprised of 12 members
The Innovation and Entrepreneur Advisory Council has been established to serve as a vehicle for ongoing dialogue with the entrepreneurship and workforce development in the community and will aim to empower the community so that entrepreneurs can launch companies, scale technology, and create jobs of tomorrow. The advisory council will make recommendations on ways to foster entrepreneurship and drive economic growth and create jobs in the community.