Advisory Board Created.
Terms and Vacancies.
Role of the Advisory Board.
2.26.010Advisory Board Created.

There is created “an advisory board to be known as the “Community Services Advisory Board of the City of Lakewood.” (Ord. 602 § 2, 2014; Ord. 594 § 6 (part), 2014.)


There shall be up to 9 members of the Board who shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, and who shall serve at the pleasure of the City Council. The members shall be residents of the City unless the Council finds that appointment of a non-resident, by virtue of business involvement or expertise, will benefit the Board and ultimately the City. (Ord. 594 § 6 (part), 2014.)


The members of the Advisory Board shall be appointed from among members of the public to include, to the extent reasonably possible, representation from people involved with or interested in the various opportunities and projects to enhance the provision of CDBG investments and Human Services in the City. (Ord. 594 § 6 (part), 2014.)

2.26.040Terms and Vacancies.

The members of the Advisory Board shall serve for a term of four (4) years. It is provided, however, that the first five (5) members to be appointed shall be initially appointed for four (4) year terms and the second four (4) members to be appointed shall be initially appointed for two (2) year terms. (Ord. 594 § 6 (part), 2014.)

2.26.050Role of the Advisory Board.

The Advisory Board is created to assist the City Council in the following areas:

A. Conduct public hearings.

1. To receive public comments to identify community and housing needs and development of proposed activities; and

2. To review allocation of human services funds and programs.

B. Recommend to the City Council.

1. Programs for funding out of CDBG funds;

2. CDBG and HOME funding allocations, including development of housing program strategies;

3. Suggestions for the Consolidated Plan and other related documents.

4. Funding for human services.

C. Perform such other duties and functions related to CDBG, HOME and Human Services funding as assigned by the City Council and in furtherance of the goals and objectives of the CDBG and HOME programs as well as Chapter 8 of the City Code, specifically section 8.9, Health and Human Services.

The Advisory Board shall work in accordance with a work plan as detailed in LMC Chapter 2.68. (Ord. 594 § 6 (part), 2014.)


The members of the Advisory Board shall serve without compensation. (Ord. 594 § 6, 2014.)