Notice of Public Comment Period and Public Hearing, 2020-2021 CDBG Annual Action Plan

Notice of Public Comment Period and Public Hearing, 2020-2021 CDBG Annual Action Plan

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD AND PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE 2020-2021 CDBG ANNUAL ACTION PLAN AND AMENDMENT OF THE 2016-2020 CONSOLIDATED PLAN

 The City of Clovis will have the 2020-21 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program available for public review and comment beginning April 3, 2020.  The Annual Action Plan will be available for review during a 30-day comment period ending at the close of business on May 4, 2020, on the City of Clovis Web Site at https://cityofclovis.com/affordable-housing/cdbg-documents-2/ 

In addition, the City of Clovis intends to amend its 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan to expand the description of both the Housing and the Economic Development Goals detailed in the Plan to state the following (amended language is underlined):

  • Housing – To be used to improve the quality of owner-occupied units, increase multi-family units for low- to moderate-income households, support transitional and permanent housing for homeless persons, support regional efforts to end chronic homelessness, and prevent homelessness by providing interim assistance payments to low- to moderate-income households.
  • Economic Development – To be used to support projects and businesses that create and retain jobs for low- to moderate-income persons.

By this Notice, the City of Clovis invites parties that have an interest in the proposed amendment or may be impacted by the amendment to provide written or oral comments. Comments must be received by the close of business on May 4, 2020, Comments received by the deadline will be included as a part of the public hearing.

A public hearing for both actions will be held on May 4, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the City of Clovis Council Chambers located at 1033 Fifth Street in Clovis.  Citizens may provide their views and comments on the new proposed amendment to the Consolidated Plan and the proposed use of CDBG funds for the 2020–2021 program year.  The 2020-2021 CDBG allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is $750,024.00.  In addition, $122,731.00 in project savings from the previous funding year are being included.  The proposed use of funds for the 2020-2021 program year are as follows:

  • Housing Rehabilitation                                              $ 125,000.00
  • Gettysburg/Norwich Alley Reconstruction           $ 150,000.00
  • Gettysburg/Norwich Alley Reconstruction           $ 140,000.00
  • Gettysburg/Norwich Alley Reconstruction           $ 140,000.00
  • Microenterprise Program                                          $  70,247.00
  • Area-Based Policing                                                    $ 112,503.00
  • Administration                                                            $ 135,005.00

 

Back-up Projects

  • Housing Assistance – Interim Payments
  • Economic Development – Small Business Loans
  • Housing Rehabilitation Grants
  • San Jose/Scott Alley Reconstruction
  • ADA Improvements

Additional information concerning the proposed projects and the CDBG Program can be obtained by contacting:

Heidi Crabtree, Housing Program Coordinator

1033 Fifth Street, Clovis, CA 93612

(559) 324-2094

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance or translation services to participate in this meeting, please contact Heidi Crabtree at (559) 324-2094.  Notification 48-hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility.

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