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File #: 21-367    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 4/26/2021 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 5/3/2021 Final action: 5/3/2021
Title: Approve appointments to the Mobile Home Advisory Board (MHAB) as recommended by City Council Liaisons Kim Carr and Mike Posey
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Silkenson Application, 2. Att#2 Plum Application, 3. Sup Com 4-30-21

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Travis K. Hopkins, Assistant City Manager

Approve appointments to the Mobile Home Advisory Board (MHAB) as recommended by City Council Liaisons Kim Carr and Mike Posey

Statement of Issue:
The City Council is asked to approve one new appointment and one reappointment to the Mobile Home Advisory Board for the term ending August 5, 2025.

Financial Impact:
Not applicable.

Recommended Action:
A) Approve the appointment of Eric Silkenson as an At-Large Member of the MHAB through August 5, 2025; and,

B) Approve the re-appointment of Allison Plum as a Resident Member of the MHAB through August 5, 2025.

Alternative Action(s):
Do not approve one or more of these appointments and direct staff accordingly.

The Mobile Home Advisory Board (MHAB) is an advisory body to the City Council that works to ensure the quality of life in Huntington Beach's 18 mobile home parks. The MHAB addresses issues that affect the City's mobile home communities by providing a forum for communication among mobile home residents, park owners, and the City Council. The MHAB is comprised of nine members who equally represent mobile home park residents, park owners/managers, and the Huntington Beach community at large.

The MHAB has vacancies for two at-large members and two park owner/manager members. The City duly advertised the vacancies on multiple platforms and received several applications. City Council liaisons, Kim Carr and Mike Posey, reviewed the at-large member applications and made recommendations to appoint Eric Silkenson through August 5, 2025.

Applications continue to be solicited for the one at-large and the two park owner vacancies, and staff will initiate the review process shortly thereafter.
In addition, MHAB resident member, Allison Plum, was appointed in October 2020 ...

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