City Council Votes Against Reappointing two RHA members

Published: Oct. 3, 2016 at 10:20 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD,Ill. ( WIFR) -- Two positions are now open on the Rockford housing authority board this comes after the city council votes to not reappoint Alice Jenkins and Ricardo Cervantes.

Recently the council was informed that there is an opportunity for two city council members to be on the Rockford Housing Authority Board.

This news has board members feeling the need for city council to be directly involved with RHA. Council member Jeanne Oddo also expressed the need for term lengths to be shortened. The two members will continue to serve on the board until they are replaced.