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File #: 18-4745    Version: 1 Name: Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Program – 2018 Annual Action Plan (FY2019) Summary
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 5/30/2018 In control: County Manager's Office
On agenda: 6/5/2018 Final action:
Title: : Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Program - 2018 Annual Action Plan (FY2019) Summary ACTION: Approve the FY2019 Annual Action Plan for Mecklenburg County's Community Development Block Grant program of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and recognize receive, and appropriate awarded funds. Staff Contact: Timmothy M. Tibbs, Assistant to the County Manager Presentation: No BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION: As required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Mecklenburg County prepares an Annual Action Plan each year, which describes the funding levels and activities to be undertaken during the upcoming program year for the CDBG program to address the priority needs and objectives as outlined in the Consolidated Plan. As an entitlement community, Mecklenburg County receives an annual share of federal Community Development Block Grant funds. In order to receive its CDBG entitlement funding, the County must submit the Annual Action ...
Attachments: 1. 2018AAP_Meck_HUD CDBG Final.pdf
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Title:

Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Program - 2018 Annual Action Plan (FY2019) Summary

 

ACTION:

Approve the FY2019 Annual Action Plan for Mecklenburg County's Community Development Block Grant program of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and recognize receive, and appropriate awarded funds.

 

 

Staff Contact:                      Timmothy M. Tibbs, Assistant to the County Manager

 

 

Presentation:                      No                                          

 

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

As required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Mecklenburg County prepares an Annual Action Plan each year, which describes the funding levels and activities to be undertaken during the upcoming program year for the CDBG program to address the priority needs and objectives as outlined in the Consolidated Plan.  As an entitlement community, Mecklenburg County receives an annual share of federal Community Development Block Grant funds. In order to receive its CDBG entitlement funding, the County must submit the Annual Action Plan to HUD. The 2018 Annual Action Plan includes the funding application for CDBG funds for approximately $808,974.

 

The 2018 Annual Action Plan strives to reflect the County's continued efforts and commitment to address public facility and infrastructure improvements and need for child care assistance for low to moderate income persons. Additionally, Mecklenburg County will continue to undertake specific actions in order to address the national objectives outlined by HUD by providing for increased activity involving resident initiatives, evaluation and reduction of lead-based paint hazards, increased employment opportunities, the further development of community-based institutional facilities and the enhancement of coordination between public and private housing and human service agencies. All activities and funding priorities included in Mecklenburg County's Annual Action Plan will address three statutory goals set by HUD:

 

o Provide Decent Housing

o Provide A Suitable Living Environment

o Provide Expanded Economic Opportunities

 

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:

 

 

POLICY IMPACT:

The 2018 Annual Action Plan includes the funding application for CDBG funds for approximately $808,974.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

Increase in Federal revenues and expenses of the amount awarded.