Bill Status of HB1570 95th General Assembly
Short Description: COMMUNITY SELF-REVITALIZATION
Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Community Self-Revitalization Act. Provides that a municipality, county, or any combination of municipalities and counties that are certified as an economically distressed community or communities by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, in order to receive the assistance as provided under this Act, may appoint a Board of Economic Advisors. Provides that the Board shall consist of 18 members of the community, appointed by the corporate authorities of the community, representing the perspective of 18 sectors vital to community redevelopment. Provides that the Board shall create a 3-year to 5-year revitalization plan for the community containing distinct, measurable objectives for revitalization. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may, subject to appropriation, make grants to communities to create a Board of Economic Advisors under the Act for the operational expenses of the Board. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall advise Boards of available funding and assist Boards in securing this funding. Effective immediately.