Community Development Authority


  • Third Wednesday of each month
  • 4:00 p.m.
  • City Hall
    Planning / Engineering Conference Room
    900 Quay St.
    Manitowoc, WI 54220

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The Community Development Authority is made up of seven members that serve four-year terms:
  • Gene Maloney, member - term expires June 1, 2024
  • Anton A. Doneff, Sr., member - term expires June 1, 2024
  • Emil Roth, member - term expires June 1, 2021            
  • Attorney John W. Stangel, member - term expires June 1, 2022            
  • Dennis Tienor, member - term expires June 1, 2024            
  • Alderperson Jeremiah Novak, Council Representative member - term expires April 19, 2021
  • Alderperson John Brunner, Council Representative member - term expires April 19, 2021
  • City Planner, non-member (Executive Director)

The Community Development Authority shall consist of seven resident persons having sufficient ability and experience in the fields of urban renewal, community development and housing. These persons shall serve as Commissioners of the Community Development Authority.  The commissioners shall be appointed by the Mayor with the confirmation of the Common Council. Two of the commissioners shall be members of the common council and shall serve during their term of office as council members. The first appointments of the five non-council members shall be for the following terms: two for one year and one each for terms of two, three and four years. Thereafter, the terms of non-council members shall be four years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. Appointments of the non-council members shall be pursuant to §3.27. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term as provided for in this subsection.


The Community Development Authority shall have all powers, duties and functions set out in Sections 66.40 and 66.431 for housing and redevelopment authorities and as to all housing projects initiated by the Community Development Authority, it shall proceed under Section 66.40, and as to all projects relating to blight elimination, slum clearance, urban renewal and redevelopment programs it shall proceed under Sections 66.405 to 66.425, 66.43, 66.431, 66.435 or 66.46, as determined appropriate by the Common Council on a project by project basis.

As to all community development programs and activities undertaken by the City under the Federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, the Community Development Authority shall proceed under all applicable laws and ordinances not inconsistent with the laws of this State. In addition, the Community Development Authority may act as agent of the City to perform all acts, except the development of the general plan of the city, which may otherwise be performed by the Planning Commission under Sections 66.405 to 66.425, 66.43 and 66.435 or 66.46 of the Wisconsin Statutes.

In addition to the foregoing powers, duties and functions the Community Development Authority shall have such other powers, duties and functions related to community development as are conferred upon the Authority by the City Council from time to time, which shall include any powers and duties previously conferred on the Manitowoc Housing Commission.