BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:01-0068R
RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2001-2005 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND 2001 ACTION PLAN PORTION OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND AUTHORIZING A REQUEST FOR HUD FEDERAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDS.
WHEREAS, Regulation 24 CFR Part 91 issued by the U. S. Department of housing and urban development (HUD) requires the city to submit and receive HUD approval of a five-year consolidated plan and an annual action plan as part of a HUD-approved five-year consolidated plan for the city of Duluth; and
WHEREAS, Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, establishes a community development block grant (CDBG) program for the purpose of developing viable urban communities by providing decent housing and suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities and preventing and/or eliminating conditions of slum and blight, principally for persons of low and moderate income; and
WHEREAS, the city of Duluth desires to continue to carry out HUD-funded programs;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the FY 2001-2005 consolidated plan and action plan portion of the city of Duluth consolidated plan for housing and community development FY 2001-2005 required by HUD federal legislation is hereby adopted and approved.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth hereby makes a finding that expenditures as set forth in Resolution 01-0069 are necessary and appropriate and, further, that said expenditures for the CDBG program will serve to assist low- and moderate-income individuals/families (no less than 70 percent as described in federal regulations) and/or serve to prevent or eliminate conditions of slum or blight in the community.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth and its officials are authorized
and directed to assume full responsibility for assuring that its community
development program is carried out in full compliance with the provisions
of the acts implementing the programs and all regulations of HUD issued
pursuant thereto and authorizing appropriate city officials to execute
any documents with HUD to implement the program. This authorization shall
also apply to existing programs with the city and HUD under the HUD CDBG,
HOME and emergency shelter grant programs.
Sources of funds: $3,668,000
in new 2001 HUD CDBG funds and $136,380 reprogrammed CDBG funds (1996,
1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 CDBG program).
|$3,668,000||Estimated 2001 CDBG funds|
|136,380||Reprogrammed CDBG funds|
|$3,804,380||2001 CDBG program total|