Strategic Housing Plan Steering Committee

Agendas & Minutes

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  • Ben Davis, Chair, City Councilor
  • Kevin Gartland, Vice Chair
  • Wendy Compton-Ring, Senior Planner, Secretary
  • Lori Collins, Whitefish Housing Authority
  • Rhonda Fitzgerald
  • Bob Horne
  • John Muhlfeld, Mayor
  • Rebecca Norton, Councilor
  • Dana Smith, City Manager

The Strategic Housing Plan Steering Committee was established by Resolution Number 17-50 (PDF), to review and revise as housing strategies are developed and enacted, to establish responsibilities and procedures, to appoint ad hoc or sub-committees as needed, to report to the City Council and to assist in the plan update in 2020.

  1. Snow Lot Development
  2. Inclusionary Zoning
  3. Zoning for Affordability
  4. Accessory dwelling units

The Whitefish Housing Authority is taking the lead on development of the Snow Lot.  For more information: