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Posted on: May 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] CDBG AND HOME SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT FOR THE REALLOCATION OF FUNDS

CITY OF LORAIN, OH

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AND HOME

SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT FOR THE REALLOCATION OF FUNDS OF THE 2019, 2020 AND 2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLANS


The City is recommending the following proposed changes to the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Annual Action Plans. An in person  public hearing will be Monday, June 6, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. at Lorain City Hall, Council Chambers, 200 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052.

 

This meeting will also be available via live stream at the following website: http://destinyhosted.com/agenda_publish.cfm?id=56724The public hearing will commence at 4:30 p.m. with an initial presentation lasting until approximately 4:45 p.m. To make a comment or to ask questions regarding the substantial amendment, residents watching via live stream will be able to communicate directly with the City staff by emailing Robyn_Davey@cityoflorain.org or calling 440-752-0310.  

A 30 day comment period will begin upon the advertisement of the amendment. 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, 2020 and 2021 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, 2020 and 2021 Annual Action Plans are proposing to amend the following projects: 

Reallocation of funds for (2019, 2020 and 2021): $1,304,018.75

$ TO REALLOCATE FROM THESE ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY

PROJECT

 AMOUNT 

YEAR

FUND TYPE

BLOCK GRANT

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement

$250,000.00

2021

EN

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement

$45,153.81

2020

EN

Down Payment Assistance

Housing

$177,500.00

2020

EN

Urban League (Housing Counseling)

Housing

$25,000.00

2020

EN

Main Street Lorain

Public Service

$20,000.00

2020

PI

Public Service Pocket Program

Public Service

$25,000.00

2020

PI

Church of the Open Door

Public Service

$3,941.47

2020

PI

SBS Clearance & Demo

Clearance & Demo

$18,653.11

2020

EN

SBS Clearance & Demo

Clearance & Demo

$30,596.03

2019

EN

SBS Clearance & Demo

Clearance & Demo

$47,832.91

2020

PI

Total


$643,677.33



CV

Local Business Relief Emergency Grants

Local Business Relief Emergency Grants

$260,341.42

2020

CV

Total


$260,341.42



HOME

Homeowner Occupied Rehab - Elderly

Homeowner

$342,120.00

2017


Homeowner Occupied Rehab - Elderly

Homeowner

$57,880.00

2018


Total


$ 400,000.00 



GRAND TOTAL


$1,304,018.75









 

$ REALLOCATED TO THESE ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY

PROJECT

NAT. OBJ.

MATRIX CODE

 AMOUNT 

YEAR

FUND TYPE

BLOCK GRANT

Home Repair

Emergency Home Repair

LMH

14A

$200,000.00

2021

EN

Park Improvements

Public Facility Improvements/Parks

LMA

03F

$11,000.00

2020

PI

Harrison Cultural Community Centre

Harrison Cultural Community Centre

LMA

03E

$14,000.00

2020

PI

Oakwood Park Pool Facilities

Oakwood Pool Facilities Improvements

LMA

03F

$50,000.00

2021

EN

Oakwood Park Pool Facilities

Oakwood Pool Facilities Improvements

LMA

03F

$71,774.38

2020

PI

Oakwood Park Pool Facilities

Oakwood Pool Facilities Improvements

LMA

03F

$266,306.92

2020

EN

Pawlak Park Improvements

Park & Recreation Facility Improvements

LMA

03F

$30,596.03

2019

EN

Total




$643,677.33


 

CV

COVID Resiliency

Local Business Relief Emergency Grants

LMJ

18A

$229,341.42

2020

CV

Oakwood Bathhouse Rehab

Oakwood Bathhouse Rehab

LMA

03F

$31,000.00

2020

CV

Total




$260,341.42


 

HOME

Homeowner Occupied Rehab 

Homeowner

NA

NA

$342,120.00 

2017

 

Homeowner Occupied Rehab 

Homeowner

NA

NA

$  57,880.00 

2018

 

Total




$400,000.00 


 

GRAND TOTAL




$1,304,018.75



 

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, Matt_Kusznir@cityoflorain.org

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