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File #: ID#16-414    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 7/21/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/25/2016 Final action:
Title: Presentation by AECOM, Inc., the City's disaster recovery grant consultant, Discussion and Direction to Staff regarding the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Grant process, including requirements of the Federal Register Notice 5938-N-01, Risk Assessment, Needs Assessment, Action Plan and grant implementation.
Attachments: 1. CDBG-DR Needs Assessment Workshop_final, 2. Community Town Hall Survey -Transcribed Comments, 3. San Marcos Needs Assessment_Final Draft_2

AGENDA CAPTION:

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Presentation by AECOM, Inc., the City’s disaster recovery grant consultant, Discussion and Direction to Staff regarding the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Grant process, including requirements of the Federal Register Notice 5938-N-01, Risk Assessment, Needs Assessment, Action Plan and grant implementation. 

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Meeting date:  July 25, 2016

 

Department:  City Manager’s Office

 

Funds Required:                       N/A

Account Number:                       N/A

Funds Available:                       N/A

Account Name:                       N/A

 

CITY COUNCIL GOAL

Goal #5   Maintain and Improve the City’s Infrastructure.

 

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ELEMENT(s): 

Environment and Resource Protection - Goal # 4 A population prepared for and resilient to man-made and natural disasters.

Neighborhoods and Housing - Goal #1 Neighborhoods that are protected and enhances in order to maintain a high quality of life and stable property values.

 

BACKGROUND

In compliance with Federal Register Notice 5938-N-01 which references processes and procedures to access the U. S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) CDBG-DR $25,080,000 Disaster Recovery Funds, the City must:

                     Demonstrate its capacity to financially manage and administer grant funds, projects and programs;

                     Assess May and October 2015 flood area needs and funding gaps; and

                     Prioritize use of the funds by formulation of an Action Plan.

 

Tonight, AECOM will review the grant process, as well as, the results of our citizen participation and Needs Assessment and discuss the next steps in the CDBG- DR process.