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Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council

Purpose/Duties

The Council makes annual inspections of the properties within a community reinvestment area that are receiving a tax exemption.  The Council also hears appeals on and may overrule any decision of a housing officer regarding tax exemptions made under Ohio Revised Code 3735.65-.69.

Meeting Times

The Council meets once a year.  For meeting times, please contact the Office of Development at 330-438-3258.

Appointment Process

 

  • Two members are appointed by the Mayor.
  • Two members are appointed by City Council.
  • One member is appointed by the City Planning Commission.
  • Two additional members are appointed by the foregoing members of the CRA Housing Council.

Current Members

CRA Housing Council Members Seat Designation Term Expires
Amanda Stewart Mayor Appointee 5/31/2015
Danny Thompson Mayor Appointee 2/28/2017
Fonda Williams Planning Commission Appointee No Expiration
VACANT CRA Housing Council Appointee VACANT
VACANT CRA Housing Council Appointee VACANT
TBA Councilmember No Expiration
TBA Councilmember No Expiration

Membership Requirements

The two members appointed by the Housing Council must be residents of the city.

Term Length

Three (3) years

Compensation

Authorization

Ohio Revised Code 3735.69-.7
City Ordinance 168/99


If you would like to apply to serve on this commission or recommend someone to serve, please send or fax a resume and cover letter to:

Office of Mayor Thomas M. Bernabei
ATTN: Boards and Commissions
218 Cleveland Ave. SW
Canton, OH  44702

FAX: 330-489-3282


Last updated 4/8/2016

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