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File #: 19-121    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Item Status: Passed
File created: 3/4/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 4/15/2019 Final action: 4/15/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Public Hearing - Review and Consideration of the Prioritization of CDBG and HOME Project Funding Applications Received and Consideration of Projects for Inclusion in the 2019 HUD Annual Action Plan REPORT IN BRIEF Conducts a Public hearing for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Program to allow the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed project selections for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and requests that the City Council consider prioritizing and provide modifications, if any, to proposed projects for inclusion in the City's Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2019Annual Action Plan. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion providing prioritization and modifications, if any, to the project selections based on the applications received and directing staff to fund them in order of priority as funding becomes available from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) after holding the requir...
Sponsors: Development Services Department, Mark Hamilton
Attachments: 1. List of Activities Submitted for Consideration.pdf, 2. Comments from the Community Input Meetings, 3. CPD Notice 19 - 01, 4. 2019 HUD Matrix Codes, 5. Presentation, 6. Fresno Housing Council - First Time Homebuyer Courses, 7. Habitat for Humanity - First Time Homebuyer Courses, 8. Habitat for Humanity - Property Acquisition - Merced Avenue, 9. Habitat for Humanity - Homeowner Rehabilitation Program, 10. Habitrat for Humamity - Rehabilitation of 820 1/2 K Street, 11. Healthy Housing - Elder Housing Program, 12. Lifeline - Employment Training, 13. Merced Rescue Mission - Property Acquisition, 14. Merced Rescue Mission - Rental Deposits Program, 15. Merced Rescue Mission - Warming Center, 16. Project Sentinel - Fair Housing Services, 17. Restore Merced - Merced Jobs Program, 18. Sierra Saving Gract - Homeless Assistance Program, 19. Sierra Saving Grace - Property Acquisition
Report Prepared by: Mark E. Hamilton, Housing Program Supervisor, Housing Division, Department of Development Services

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SUBJECT: Public Hearing - Review and Consideration of the Prioritization of CDBG and HOME Project Funding Applications Received and Consideration of Projects for Inclusion in the 2019 HUD Annual Action Plan

REPORT IN BRIEF
Conducts a Public hearing for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Program to allow the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed project selections for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and requests that the City Council consider prioritizing and provide modifications, if any, to proposed projects for inclusion in the City's Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2019Annual Action Plan.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion providing prioritization and modifications, if any, to the project selections based on the applications received and directing staff to fund them in order of priority as funding becomes available from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) after holding the required Public Hearing.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to conditions other than recommended by staff; or,
3. Deny; or,
4. Refer to the City Manager for reconsideration of specific items (specific items to be addressed in the motion); or,
5. Continue to a future meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200. CFR 570.201 - Eligible Activities; CFR 570.208 - National Objectives.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As recommended for funding in the "2019-20 Housing Budget."

DISCUSSION
Housing staff is asking City Council to prioritize the applications received from various community organizations prior to incorporation into the 2019 HUD Annual Action Plan. Due to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) not yet publishing the CDBG and HOME f...

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