August 3, 2018 – City of Mission – CDBG Notice to Public

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

FINAL FIVE YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN & STRATEGY 2018-2022

FINAL ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2018-2019

In compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program rules and regulations, the Cityof Mission hereby announces its Final Five Year Consolidated Plan and Strategy 2018-2022 and the Annual Action Plan 2018-2019 for its Thirty-fifth Year Entitlement Program. On July 23, 2018 the Mayor and City Council members approved the funding recommendations by the Citizens Advisory Committee utilizing the City’s 2018 CDBG Allocation of $960,474.

FIVE YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN & STRATEGY 2018 – 2022

Program Goals– 1) Provide decent housing – to provide housing opportunities for low and moderate income persons, retain affordable housing stock, assist in the provision of services addressing homelessness support services and ensure that housing opportunities and services are provided without discrimination; 2) Provide a suitable living environment – to promote a decent, safe and viable community environment through the provision of quality of life services, elimination of barriers to the isolation of services and participation in decision making to provide adequate infrastructure for community and economic development and preserve historically or culturally significant properties or resources; 3) Expand economic opportunities – to expand economic opportunities for low and moderate income residents by promoting job creation, and provide an environment conducive to job retention, training and new industry; 4) Form and strengthen partnerships – to form new partnerships and strengthen existing partnerships between the federal, state and county governments as well as private and non-profit organizations.

Specific Goals- 1) To encourage the provision of decent, sanitary and affordable housing through the rehabilitation of existing housing stock; 2) To provide public services in the areas of senior activities, youth services, handicapped services, services for abused/neglected children, services for disabled, and services for homelessness; 3) To provide public facilities and assistance for the improvement of quality of life services for low and moderate income residents; 4) To provide the necessary infrastructure such as, drainage improvements, street/sidewalk improvements, parks and recreation improvements etc., in support of a suitable living environment; 5) To expand economic opportunities for low and moderate income residents; 6) To provide for planning activities that will promote a more viable, safe, affordable environment for low and moderate income residents.

ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2018-19 ALLOCATION $960,474

HUD Matrix Code Project Name Amount Description

05 PUBLIC SERVICES

Silver Ribbon $6,000– Funding will be utilized to assist disabled individuals and seniors with rent and rent deposits, utilities and utility deposits, and/or medications, dental, eyeglasses and durable medical equipment.

05A SENIOR SERVICES

Amigos Del Valle $ 4,000- Funding will be utilized to provide senior activities at the Arnaldo Ramirez Senior Center

Amigos Del Valle $22,000– Funding will be utilized to provide meals to homebound seniors

Area Agency on Aging $7,000- Funding will be utilized to assist seniors with medications, hearing aids and in medical supplies and equipment 05B HANDICAPPED SERVICES

Easter Seals Society $4,000- Funding will be utilized to provide outpatient rehabilitation services 05N ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN

Children’s Advocacy Center of Hidalgo County, Inc. $9,000- Funding will be utilized to provide counseling services for abused/neglected children and their families

CASA of Hidalgo County, Inc. $2,000- Funding will be utilized for expenses generated in servicing abused/neglected children 14A REHAB; SINGLE UNIT RESIDENTIAL

Housing Assistance Program $675,000- Funding will provide Housing Rehabilitation for approximately three (3) eligible low moderate income families whose home is dilapidated and in need of repair $75,000 and Housing Reconstruction for approximately ten (10) eligible low moderate-income families whose homes are not adequate to live in $600,000

14H REHAB: ADMINISTRATION

Housing Administration $83,000- Funding for staff costs for administration, operation and maintenance expenses relative to the development, implementation, and monitoring of the overall Housing program

21A GENERAL PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

CDBG Administration $148,474- Funding for staff costs for administration, operation and maintenance expenses relative to the development, implementation, and monitoring of the overall CDBG program

In accordance, with Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, Phase XI of the City of Mission’s Entitlement Community Development Block Grant Program, provides maximum feasible priority to activities benefiting low to moderate income residents and will aid in the prevention and elimination of substandard living conditions within the community of Mission. The activities will be administered and are designed for use by and benefit the residents of neighborhoods predominately consisting of low to moderate-income persons.

On or about August 15, 2018, the Final Five Year Consolidated Plan & Strategy 2018-2022 and the Final Annual Action Plan 2018-2019 will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, H.F. Garcia Federal Building/U.S. Courthouse, 615 E. Houston Street, Suite 347, San Antonio, TX 78205.

A copy of the Final Five Year Consolidated Plan and Strategy 2018-2022 and the Annual Action Plan 2018-2019 is available at the Community Development Office, 1301 E. 8th Street, Mission, TX and on the city’s website www.missiontexas.us.

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