Affordable Housing Technical Advisory Group
Teton County and the cities of Driggs, Tetonia and Victor have created a technical advisory group (TAG) to advise the cities and county on actions that may be taken by the cities and county as well as other entities to increase opportunities for affordable housing, with consideration given to the legal authority and respective budgets of the Cities and County.
The TAG is tasked with providing input and recommendations on a housing production plan, based on the Housing Strategies framework (Table 2) of the Teton County Idaho Housing Program Goals & Objectives Report (available for download from sidebar).
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT / MEMBER INTEREST FORM
There are currently 5 vacancies for members of a joint county-cities Affordable Housing Technical Advisory Group.
The TAG is expected to meet monthly for approximately one year, from September 2017 through September 2018.
TAG members should be residents of or have an interest (e.g., own property or business) in Teton County, Idaho and be available to meet monthly. Meeting dates and times will be set by the TAG members once appointed.
TAG members will be responsible for attending regular TAG meetings, reviewing meeting materials, participating in discussion and developing, with the support of staff, conclusions and recommendations on affordable housing strategies. Members will need to comply with the Idaho Open Meeting Law and follow the guidelines of the Idaho Secretary of State’s Ethics in Government Manual.
If you are interested in being considered for appointment to the Affordable Housing Technical Advisory Group, please fill out the interest form below by Friday August 11th. All appointments will be made collectively by the three Mayors and the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners and must also receive the consent of each of the four governing boards. In making their selections, the Mayors and BoCC Chair will utilize a preference for experience or skills in the following areas as well as diversified geographic representation: community leaders (involved with a relevant organization), large employer (or representing a large employment sector), real estate agent, banker/lender, appraiser, developer/builder, civil engineer/architect, lawyer.
Please call Doug Self, Driggs Community Development Director, if you have any questions (208) 354-2362, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.