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Courtesy of the City Auditor and Clerk

Establishment:  Florida Statute, Section 421.05

Board Membership – Qualifications and Other Requirements:

a) The membership of the Board shall consist of persons who possess the technical, professional, financial, business or administrative skills necessary to accomplish the work of the board.  At least one member shall be a resident, current in rent, of a housing project or a person receiving a rent subsidy through the Housing Authority.

b) Members should have reputations for integrity and community service, as well as have demonstrated an interest in the type of activity pertaining to the purpose of the Board. Members should also be representative of the community-at-large and reflect the racial, ethnic and cultural makeup of the community.

c) Mayor makes the appointment from submitted applications confirmed by the City Commission.

d) Members serve a four year term. Any vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired portion of that term by an appointment by the Mayor with the approval of the City commission within 60 days after such vacancy occurs.

Number of Members: Seven

Meetings occur on the 4th Wednesday of the month, at 4:45 p.m. at McCown Towers – 1300 Boulevard of the Arts.

Contact Person: William Russell, Tel. 361-6210 Executive Director of Sarasota Housing Authority


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