Citizen input is essential to the success of local government, as such, Citizen Advisory Groups, called boards, committees and commissions, are formed to assist the City Council in making critical policy decisions that impact the community. These groups research, study and discuss specific issues with both short and long-term implications, forwarding their recommendations to the Council. The Housing Rehabilitation Loan Committee and Citizens Housing and Community Development Committee currently have existing vacancies. The Housing Rehabilitation Loan Committee has open positions for a General Contractor and Provider of Services. The Housing Rehabilitation and Loan Committee develops the administrative procedures and policies for housing rehabilitation loan funds as well as the down payment assistance program, eligibility and extent of governmental and private sector commitment of funds, and makes recommendations on policy issues to the Citizens Housing and Community Development Committee The Citizens Housing and Community Development Committee provides overall review of the City's Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds. The committee makes funding recommendations to the Modesto City Council regarding the HUD Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Shelter Grant, and Home Investment Partnership Grant programs. Those interested in applying for a position on one of the citizen advisory groups may click apply now below. If you do not have access to the internet, contact the City of Modesto, City Council’s Office located at 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 6200 (sixth floor), Modesto, CA 95354, or by calling (209) 571-5169. Applications are reviewed as vacancies occur and are maintained for at least one year.