Community Development Board

  • 3:00 pm
  • First Tuesday of every month
  • Sixth floor, (Miller Building) 2825 3rd Avenue North 
  • 9 members, 4-year term
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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If you are interested in applying for the Community Development Board you can download an application.

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For more information, please visit the Community Development website at or call (406) 657-8281.


Kathleen Candelaria - Low Mod Area
First term expires 12/31/26

Hans Abbey - Low-Mod Area
First term expires 12/31/28


Ali Pistora- Low-Mod Area
First term expires 12/31/28


James Allen - At Large
First term expires 12/31/26


Erica Doornek - Low-Mod Area

First term expires 12/31/26

Jenna Martin - At Large
First term expires 12/31/26


Rebecca Noell - At Large
Second term expires 12/31/24*


Joe Stockburger - Low-Mod Area
Second term expires 12/31/25*

Valerie Courtney -  Low-Mod Area
Term expires 12/31/26

*Cannot be reappointed when term expires


Article 2-525-527

There is hereby created a Community Development Board. The Community Development Board shall be composed of nine members who will possess the qualification for office required for the office of Mayor and shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Council. Six members shall be appointed from lower-income neighborhoods of the City as defined by federal regulations for the Community Development Block Grant Program and three additional members from the community at large.

The Community Development Board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council for the purpose of providing citizen input to the policy decisions of the City Council. The primary responsibilities of the board are to review existing and proposed City policies and to review City department activities to ensure the City policies are being implemented and carried out and further, to report any shortcomings and make recommendations to the City Council in the area of community development.