Housing Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 2nd Thursday of each month at 4:00 pm
  • Please refer to the Commission calendar as locations and dates may change.  Meetings will be held in person.
  • City Hall
    101 West 8th Street
    Glenwood Springs, CO 81601


  • Ellen Dole
    Appointed: 02/2020, 03/2023
    Term Expires: 04/2026
  • Erin Morelli
    Appointed: 04/2019, 03/2022
    Term Expires: 04/2025
  • Katie Narvaez
    Appointed: 09/2023
    Term Expires: 04/2025
  • Bobbi Hodge
    Appointed: 04/2021
    Term Expires: 04/2024
    Term Expires: 04/2024
  • Sean Nesbitt
    Appointed: 11/2018, 04/2021
    Term Expires: 04/2024
  • Giovanna O. Kennedy
    Appointed: 02/2022 (to fill)
    Term Expires: 04/2024

Council Liaison

  • Shelley Kaup
  • Sumner Schachter (Alternate)

Composition of the Housing Commission

  • Seven (7) citizens, at least six (6) who are residents of the City and one (1) who may reside outside of the City but within the 81601 zip code area or own real property or a business within the City.
  • Membership should reflect a broad representation of organizations and other entities which are related to housing, including but not limited to the financial community, the building and development community, the real estate industry, and organizations which support low income residents of the community.

Powers and Duties of the Housing Commission

(as defined in Title 020 of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Code);
(k) Powers and duties of Housing Commission.

The powers and duties of the Housing Commission shall be:

  1. To investigate, study and report to the City Council any and all matters concerning housing issues which directly affect the City, including the preparation of a Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy (CHAS).
  2. To assist City Council in defining the nature and scope of housing opportunities in the City.
  3. To meet with the City Council on an annual basis to identify which housing issues require priority attention.
  4. To investigate, study and report to the City Council on grants, donations and other forms of funding to assist in meeting the housing needs of the City.
  5. To perform functions concerning oversight of housing issues or functions as delegated by the City Council, including monitoring the implementation of activities as described in the CHAS.
  6. To appoint subcommittees as necessary to carry out the foregoing functions subject to the approval of the City Council.