Meeting Body Information
Name:  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT COMMITTEE
Meeting Time:  5:00 PM
Meeting Location:  215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Room 260 (Madison Municipal Building)
Description:  Madison General Ordinance Sec. 33.15 - Recommends policies, goals and objectives of the CDBG Program, after consultation with the mayor, to be approved by the Common Council; evaluates performance of contractors performing CDBG-funded activities, including obtaining such information as is reasonably necessary for such evaluation; and, at the discretion of the commission, makes recommendations to the mayor and Common Council regarding contract revisions, enforcement or terminations; review project and Local Options proposals for CDBG funding; recommends to the mayor and Common Council a budget for CDBG funding based upon assessment of the proposals, evaluation of performance on other city projects, city policies, goals, objectives, financial needs and commitments and upon the needs assessment by the Clearinghouse for Citizen Participation; recommend to the mayor and Common Council the allocation of any reprogrammed funds; and perform those functions delineated in Sec. 4.22 as regards the Affordable Housing Trust Fund. (Title of body changed from commission to committee per MGO Sec. 33.15, adopted 3-17-2009, effective 8-1-2009.)
Primary Contact:  Mary Charnitz phone: 608-267-0742
Current MemberTitleTerm
Maurice S. Cheeks
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council Member4/16/2013 - 4/21/2015
Lauren Cnare
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council Member5/1/2012 - 4/21/2015
Matthew J. Phair
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council or Citizen Member4/19/2011 - 4/21/2015
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Minority Representative1/2/2013 - 12/31/9999
Ben M. Van Pelt
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Low or Moderate Income Representative10/2/2012 - 10/1/2016
Colin A. Bowden
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Low or Moderate Income Representative7/16/2013 - 10/1/2015
Monya A. Choudhury
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Low or Moderate Income Representative1/4/2011 - 10/1/2016
Justin O. Markofski
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member10/15/2013 - 10/1/2015
Daniel A. O'Callaghan
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member10/7/2008 - 10/1/2015
Joseph M. O'Connell
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
First Alternate9/16/2014 - 10/1/2015
Greg L. Rosenberg
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Second Alternate10/21/2014 - 10/1/2015
Past MemberTitleTerm
Steven C. Bartlett 6/15/2004 - 4/30/2010
Brian Benford 6/15/2004 - 4/19/2005
Shiva Bidar-Sielaff 4/21/2009 - 4/30/2012
Richard V. Brown, Sr. 7/17/2001 - 2/21/2006
Tim Bruer
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council Member7/18/2006 - 4/15/2013
Monya A. Choudhury 9/19/2006 - 10/1/2010
Liz Dannenbaum
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Citizen Member3/6/2012 - 10/14/2013
Kristina L. Dux 7/5/2005 - 2/26/2008
Sophia Angelina Estante 9/2/2003 - 1/4/2007
Robert M. Hunter
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Minority Representative1/4/2011 - 1/1/2013
Austin W. King 1/6/2004 - 6/22/2006
Justin O. Markofski
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
First Alternate2/1/2005 - 10/14/2013
Thuy Pham-Remmele 4/17/2007 - 4/20/2009
Ken W. Pritchard 1/5/2010 - 1/1/2011
Arthur V. Robinson 9/6/2005 - 2/26/2008
Arthur V. Robinson 4/8/2008 - 9/1/2010
Santiago Rosas 6/21/2005 - 4/16/2007
Marsha A. Rummel 4/17/2007 - 4/18/2011
Charlie R. Sanders 9/20/2005 - 5/18/2009
Charlie R. Sanders 5/19/2009 - 7/7/2011
Carl G. Silverman 7/18/2000 - 8/1/2008
David A. Smith, Sr. 9/7/2010 - 1/1/2012
Cindy Thomas 4/20/1999 - 4/16/2007
Lina Trivedi 3/6/2007 - 12/1/2008
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Low or Moderate Income Representative9/2/2010 - 7/15/2013
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
 7/8/2011 - 10/1/2012
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Second Alternate10/15/2013 - 10/20/2014
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
First Alternate8/28/2014 - 9/15/2014
Russ Whitesel
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Second Alternate5/19/2009 - 10/14/2013
Russ Whitesel
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
First Alternate10/15/2013 - 8/27/2014
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