Public meeting 

Third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Senior Center at 28 S. Linn Street, Iowa City. 


Regular Meeting on March 12, 2020 (Room 202)

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Staff contact 

Kirk Lehmann

Board Members

Term: 07/01/17 - 06/30/20, Charles Eastham 

Term: 07/01/17 - 06/30/20, Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz

Term: 07/01/17 - 06/30/20, John W. McKinstry

Term: 07/01/18 - 06/30/21, Maria Padron

Term: 07/01/18 - 06/30/21, Megan Alter

Term: 07/01/18 - 06/30/21, Peggy Aguilar

Term: 07/01/19 - 06/30/22, Peter Nkumu

Term: 07/01/19 - 06/30/22, Matt Drabek

Term: 07/01/19 - 6/30/22, Lyn Dee Hook Kealey


Contact staff

Number of members 


Appointed by 

City Council


Three years


To assess and review policies and planning documents related to the provision of housing, jobs and services for low and moderate income residents; to review policies and programs of the Public Housing Authority and the Community Development division and making recommendations regarding the same to the City Council; to review and make recommendations to the City Council regarding the use of public funds to meet the needs of low and moderate income residents; to actively publicize community development and housing policies and programs, and seek public participation in assessing needs and identifying strategies to meet these needs; to recommend to the City Council from time to time amendments, supplements, changes and modifications to the Iowa City Housing Code.

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