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File #: 16-1171    Version: 1 Name: CDBG Annual Action Plan
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/27/2016 In control: Development Services
On agenda: 8/9/2016 Final action: 8/9/2016
Title: Consider and take action on approval of the Program Year 2016 Annual Action Plan related to the Community Development Block Grant Program (Director of Planning and Development)
Attachments: 1. Data Sheet, 2. PY 2016 Annual Action Plan
Title
Consider and take action on approval of the Program Year 2016 Annual Action Plan related to the Community Development Block Grant Program (Director of Planning and Development)

Background:
Approval of the Annual Action Plan will authorize the City’s planned expenditure of $775,120 in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.

Program Timeline:
March 28, 2016 - Published notice of the public hearing for the Annual Action Plan in the newspaper and on the City’s website.
June 28, 2016 - Proposed Annual Action Plan posted on the City’s website, in the City Secretary’s Office, and the City Library. Public hearing for the Annual Action Plan held at the Parks and Recreation Office within the Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA). Thirty-day public comment period begins.
July 29, 2016 - Public comment period ends.
August 9, 2016 - Council to consider request for action on the PY2016 Annual Action Plan.
August 15, 2016 - Deadline to submit finalized PY2016 Annual Action Plan to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Summary:
The 5-year Consolidated Plan, approved by City Council on August 14, 2012 and amended on August 27, 2013, indicates needs facing the community and areas in which the City proposes to focus CDBG funds over a five-year period. The Annual Action Plan indicates how funds received at the beginning of a program year and carry-over funds from prior years will be spent toward meeting the needs established in the Consolidated Plan.

Each year to receive its allotment of CDBG funds, the City must develop an Annual Action Plan that reports activities to be funded, with the process including a public hearing and a 30-day public comment period on the proposed recommendations. The City's public comment period began on June 28, 2016 including a public hearing held June 28, 2016 at League Park in the CDBG Target Area. The draft plan has been made available for review at the Helen Hall Library, City Hall, and onlin...

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