Town-Financed Community Housing Oversight Committee (T-CHOC)
About the Town-Financed Community Housing Oversight Committee (T-CHOC)
The Town-Financed Community Housing Oversight Committee (T-CHOC) was established by the Select Board in 2023. T-CHOC will oversee the use of funds appropriated by the Town to support the development of community housing by third parties and advise Town boards, committees, and Town Meeting on the use of those funds.
The T-CHOC will:
The T-CHOC consists of eight residents, appointed by various bodies, and two non-voting, ex-officio Town staff members. Each appointment will be for three years.
|John Connelly||Current Finance Committee Member/Finance Committee||2023||2026|
|Irwin Silverstein||Current or Former Member of the Permanent Public Building Committee (PPBC)/PPBC||2023||2026|
|Cathy Dowd||Current Select Board Member/Select Board||2023||2026|
|Peter Pingtore||Current or Former Member of the Community Preservation Committee (CPC)/CPC||2023||2026|
|Avery Newton||Current Affordable Housing Trust (AHT) Member/AHT||2023||2026|
|Rhonda Spector||At-Large, with Experience in Housing Finance/Select Board||2023||2026|
|Rick Zimbone ||At-Large/Select Board||2023||2026|
|Katie King||Deputy Town Manager - Director of Operations, ex-officio/Select Board||2023||2026|
|Dave Davison||Deputy Town Manager - Director of Finance, ex-officio/Select Board||2023||2026|
|State Representative, ex-officio|