Housing Commission

Meetings & Attendance Policy

Resolution No. 2744, Section 4 (PDF), states "That members shall be required to attend not less than 75% of regular meetings."

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes 


The Housing Commission is comprised of eleven (11) members; nine voting members and two ex-officio, non-voting members.

Angie Davenport
Nathan DeBerry
Lisa Gleason (Chair)
Kelly Anne Lanham
Steve Dechant
Ryan Patton (Vice-Chair)
Lucas Soltow
Marvin Mast
Roy Little
Dan Rich - Ex-Officio
Jeff Thomson - Ex-Officio

All voting members shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Governing Body. Members shall include representatives from a broad range of housing-related disciplines including, but not limited to, landlords, tenants, realtors, homebuilders and lenders, with at least four positions reserved for at-large positions.

Voting members shall be appointed for terms of three years. All vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term and no person shall serve for more than two consecutive three-year terms. Voting members must reside in Reno County, Kansas.

Non-voting members shall be appointed by Interfaith Housing Services and New Beginnings. Non-voting members will have no terms, term limits or residency requirements.

The Housing Program Coordinator acts as secretary to the Commission. For a current listing of members and terms of office, email Amy Allison.


The purpose of the Commission is to identify housing problems and opportunities for the greater Hutchinson area and to develop, promote and support comprehensive housing solutions thereto.  

Establishment Authority
Created by Ordinance No. 7626 (amended by Ord. No. 2011-6; Ord. No. 2017-21).

Public Meetings

Meetings are open to the public.  Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication at a Housing Commission meeting (or any City program, service or activity), should call the City Manager's Office at 620-694-2641 (TDD - Kansas Relay Center 711), as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled meeting.