Mission CDBG Notice to the Public

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK PROGRAM
FINAL ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2019-2020

In compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program rules and regulations, the City of Mission hereby announces its Final Annual Action Plan 2019-20 for its Thirty-Sixth Year. On July 8, 2019 the Mayor and City Council approved funding recommendations utilizing the following:

2019 CDBG Allocation $915,349
HUD Matrix Code Project Name Amount Description
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 and 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- $15,000- 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 advocating for abused and neglected children.
05Z 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
14A REHAB; SINGLE UNIT RESIDENTIAL
•HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM- $623,875- Funding will provide Housing Rehabilitation for approximately two (2) eligible low moderate income families whose home is dilapidated and in need of repair $50,000 and Housing Reconstruction for approximately eight (8) eligible low moderate-income families whose homes are not adequate to live in $573,875
14A 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.

After the public comment period expires and comments are considered the Final Annual Action Plan 2019-2020 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.

For further information on this document, contact Ms. Jo Anne Longoria, Community Development Director at (956) 580-8670.

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