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File #: ID 20-0442    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/21/2020 Final action: 7/21/2020
Title: Public Hearing for a Resolution Authorizing Submission of the Annual Action Plan Application for $195,930 of Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program Funds and the Conduct of ESG Program Activities for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year
Attachments: 1. 20-0442 RES 20-21 ESG.pdf

Title

Public Hearing for a Resolution Authorizing Submission of the Annual Action Plan Application for $195,930 of Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program Funds and the Conduct of ESG Program Activities for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year

 

Body

Council Priority: Ensure Fiscal Stewardship, Transparency, and Accountability

 

Department: Neighborhood Development

Council District: All

 

Public Hearing: Yes

Advertising Date/By: July 7, 2020/Neighborhood Development

 

Contact 1 and Phone: Stan Wilson, 373-2509

Contact 2 and Phone: Lamont Taylor, 373-2538

 

PURPOSE:

As a condition of receiving federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) formula grants funds, the City of Greensboro must submit a Consolidated Plan every five (5) years and an application (the Annual Action Plan) on behalf of Greensboro and HOME Program Consortium member jurisdictions Burlington, Guilford, and Alamance counties by August 1, 2020 after City Council approval.

 

BACKGROUND:

The Annual Action Plan describes how the City and HOME Consortium partners plan to meet ongoing commitments and mandates using the anticipated FY 2020-2021 awards.

 

ESG Funding for the City of Greensboro ($195,930)

 

Proposed Use of ESG Funds:

Assist homeless persons secure permanent housing.

 

BUDGET IMPACT:

$195,930 in new federal ESG grant funds will be available to address homelessness prevention needs in Greensboro.

 

RECOMMENDATION / ACTION REQUESTED:

Request that Council conduct a public hearing to receive comment on the proposed FY 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan application and adopt the attached resolutions to authorize submission of federal program plans and funding application to HUD.