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Posted on: September 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] CDBG SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT FOR THE REALLOCATION OF FUNDS OF THE 2015-2018 ANNUAL ACTION PLANS

The City is recommending the following proposed changes to the 2015-2018 Annual Action Plans. A public hearing will be Friday, October 4, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Police Conference Room which is located at 200 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052, City of Lorain City Hall Building. A 30 day comment period will begin after the public hearing. During this comment period, the City will consider any comments or views of citizens received in writing, e-mail, or verbally at the public hearing. Comments will be included as an attachment to the amendment.

The City of Lorain’s Citizen Participation Plan in 2015-2018 Annual Action Plans requires a Substantial Amendment in order to carry out an activity not previously included in the action plans.  The process to approve this amendment to the action plans is as follows: (a) Not carry out an activity that was described in the Consolidated Plan;  (b) Carry out activity not previously identified in the Consolidated Plan; or (c) Substantially changing the purpose is defined as the project being categorized as a different CDBG, HOME, or other program activity, a change in scope presents a twenty percent (20%) difference in the budgeted amount of a program activity, and a change in location is defined as different census tract area.

The 2015-2018 Annual Action Plans are proposing to be amendment the following projects:

Reallocation of funds for (2015-2018): $133,917.12

New Proposed Projects (Decrease or Increase)

Proposed Funding 

Type of Project 

 

New Allocation 

Oakwood Park

$39,348.92

Public Facility

 

$106,507.21

Emergency Home Repair

$68,392.73

Housing

 

$195,007.17

Central Park

$23,290.10

Public Facility


$40,455.10

Stoveworks

$2,885.37

Clearance & Demo


$1,469,116.62






Reallocation of the Following Projects :

Year

Funding Amount 

Reallocated Amount 

 

Street Improvements

2018

$423,824.94

$63,174.16


Fair Housing

2017

$3,000.00

$2,475.00


Down Payment Assistance

2017

$180,000.00

$2,849.00


4851 West Erie (Parkview)

2017

$34,728.33

$34,728.33

 

Hopkins Locke HVAC

2017

$555.00

$160.51

 

Nord Center

2016

$10,000.00

$10,000.00


Economic Development

2015

$48,450.00

$849.52


Fair Housing

2015

$19,804.00

$3,976.60


4851 West Erie (Parkview)

2015

$1,000.00

$704.00


United Way

2015

$12,500.00

$12,500.00


Nord Center

2015

$2,500.00

$2,500.00


Inquiries and comments concerning the Substantial Amendment can be conveyed by contacting the City staff at: Department of Building, Housing, and Planning,  200 West Erie Avenue, 5th Floor,  Lorain, OH 44052, Telephone: (440) 204-2020, Fax: (440) 204-2080, kellie_glenn@cityoflorain.org

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