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[ARCHIVED] City of Lorain Substantial Amendment for the Reallocation of 2019 and 2020 Annual Action Plans

CITY OF LORAIN, OH

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT FOR THE REALLOCATION OF FUNDS OF THE 2019 AND 2020 ANNUAL ACTION PLANS


The City is recommending the following proposed changes to the 2019 and 2020 Annual Action Plans. A public hearing will be Monday, November 2, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers which is located at 200 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052, City of Lorain City Hall Building.   

 The City of Lorain will Live-Stream this Public Hearing on their website. To view the meeting, please visit http://destinyhosted.com/agenda_publish.cfm?id=56724,.  The meeting will also be available for viewing “On Demand” the following day for viewing. The public hearing will commence at 5 p.m. with an initial presentation lasting until approximately 5:15 p.m. To make a comment or to ask questions regarding the substantial amendment, residents may call 440-204-2590.   A member of the city staff will assist by relaying any question(s) to the present.  Questions and comments are welcome from 5:15 - 6:00 p.m.   

 A 5 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 2019 and 2020 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 2019 and 2020 Annual Action Plans are proposing to amend the following projects: 

Reallocation of funds for (2019 and 2020): $552,674.76

New Proposed Projects 

Proposed Funding 

Type of Project 

Matrix Code

Fund Type

New Allocation 

Oakwood Park WIFI

$32,684.00

Public Facility Improvement

03F

2020 CV III

$32,684.00

Central Park WIFI

$16,228.00

Public Facility Improvement

03F

2020 CV III

$16,228.00

Admin.

$60,395.40

Admin.

21

2020 CV III

$60,395.40

Local Business Relief

$67,669.60

Economic Development

18A

2020 CV III

$67,669.60

Lorain City Schools COVID Testing

$25,000.00

$125,000.00

Public Service

05M

2020 CV

2020 CV III

$150,000.00

Clearance & Demo

$90,697.76

Clearance & Demo

04

2020 EN

$291,097.76

Senior Center

$22,604.00

Public Facility Improvement

03G

2019 EN

$47,604.00

Oakwood Park Cameras

$76,069.00

Public Service

05I

2019 EN

$76,069.00

Central Park Cameras

$36,327.00

Public Service

05I

2019 EN

$36,327.00

 

Reallocation of the Following Projects :

Year

Funding Amount 

Reallocated Amount 

Street Improvements

2020

$353,547.30

$90,697.76

Park & Recreation Facility Improvements

2019

$286,487.00

$135,000.00

Lorain City Schools

2020

$25,000.00

$25,000.00

Round III CDBG-CV Funds

2020

 

$301,977.00








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, Max_Upton@cityoflorain.org

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