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File #: ID 20-0365    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/28/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Resolution Authorizing the Use of $1,329,635 Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) Program Funds and the Conduct of CDBG-CV Program Activities
Attachments: 1. 20-0365 CDBG COVID Resolution.pdf

Title

Resolution Authorizing the Use of $1,329,635 Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) Program Funds and the Conduct of CDBG-CV Program Activities

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Council Priority: Ensure Fiscal Stewardship, Transparency, & Accountability

 

Department: Neighborhood Development

Council District: All

 

Public Hearing: No

Advertising Date/By: N/A

 

Contact 1 and Phone: Stan Wilson; 373-2509

Contact 2 and Phone: Lamont Taylor; 373-2538

 

PURPOSE:

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded supplemental funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) that requires programming in the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan.

 

BACKGROUND:

The Substantial Amendment to the 2019-2020 Action Plan includes the following Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) allocation and program funding awarded through the CARES Act:

 

CDBG-CV Funding for the City of Greensboro ($1,329,635)

 

Proposed Uses of CDBG-CV Funds:

Eviction Prevention Pilot Program: $100,000

Emergency Shelter Costs: $266,000

Employment Training: $100,000

Homelessness Prevention in the form of rental, mortgage, and utility assistance: $863,635

 

BUDGET IMPACT:

$1,329,635 in new federal CARES Act grant funds will be available to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus pandemic in Greensboro.

 

RECOMMENDATION / ACTION REQUESTED:

Request that Council adopt the attached resolution to authorize the programming and use of CDBG-CV funding.