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File #: 15-13164    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/3/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 4/13/2020 Final action:
Title: FY 2020 CARES Act Amendment to the HUD FY 2016 Consolidated Plan and FY 2020 Annual Action Plan in response to COVID-19
Attachments: 1. Consolidated Plan Amendment, 2. FY20 Action Plan Amendment, 3. CARES Act BO
Title
FY 2020 CARES Act Amendment to the HUD FY 2016 Consolidated Plan and FY 2020 Annual Action Plan in response to COVID-19

Action
Action:
A. Approve the use of $5,696,778 in federal funding from the Community Development Block Grant ($3,514,923), Emergency Solutions Grant ($1,765,572), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids ($416,283) provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act),

B. Amend the HUD FY 2016 Consolidated Plan and the FY 2020 Annual Action Plan to allow for new activities and funding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,

C. Adopt a budget ordinance appropriating a total of $5,696,778 in CARES Act funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the COVID Stimulus Fund contingent upon receipt of grant funds, and

D. Authorize the City Manager to execute any necessary contracts related to the CARES Act.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Pamela Wideman, Housing and Neighborhood Services

Policy
? The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) mandates the development of a five-year Consolidated Plan and an Annual Action Plan (collectively the Plan) to receive federal funding for housing and community development activities.
? When the city wishes to change activities or receives new funding, HUD requires that the city adopt a substantial amendment to its plans to reflect funding amounts and changes to program activities.

Explanation
? In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) providing the city a total of $5,696,778 in federal funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding. The anticipated allocation is outlined below:
? CDBG: $3,514,923
? ESG: $1,765,572
? HOPWA: $416,283
* Amending the Plan and appropriating the funds will allow the city to accept and utilize the CARES Act funding to ser...

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