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File #: TMP-21-529   
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/21/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/8/2021 Final action:
Title: Consider public testimony regarding the City of Round Rock Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan.
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Title
Consider public testimony regarding the City of Round Rock Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan.

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The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) was developed in 1974 and works to ensure decent affordable housing and to provide services to the most vulnerable in our communities. To be eligible for CDBG funding, activities must meet one of the three national objectives: 1) Benefit low to moderate income persons 2) Prevent slum or blight 3) Meet an urgent need.

The City of Round Rock is a federal entitlement community under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. As a HUD entitlement community, the City is required to prepare an annual action plan in order to implement any federal programs that fund housing, community development and economic development within the community. The City of Round Rock 2021 Annual Action Plan covers the FY 2021 period from October 1, 2021-September 30, 2022. HUD has allocated $692,991 in CDBG funds to the City of Round Rock for the 2021 program year action plan. In this CDBG 2021 Action Plan we are requesting public testimony and proposing to fund the following projects:

Public Services: $103,948
Round Rock Area Serving Center Food Pantry $25,000
Round Rock Area Serving Center Housing Assistance (Rent/Mortgage) $25,000
CASA Abused and Neglected Children $25,000
Opportunities for Williamson-Burnet Counties Meals on Wheels $11,114
Sacred Heart Community Clinic Health Services $17,834

Projects: $450,445
Code Enforcement $115,000
Parks & Recreation/Bowman Park: $294,429.14
Transportation Department/Chisholm Valley Sidewalks Phase II: $41,015.86 in CDBG 2021 and $270,984.14 from previous year funds for a total of $312,000

Program Administration: $138,598
Funds will be used for the management and oversight of the CDBG program and will reimburse the City for the following: CDBG staff salary, all CDBG supplies and equipm...

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