Date of Publication: 6/12/2020
The City of Mission is a designated entitlement community by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and recipient of Community Development Block Grant Program. The City of Mission has been awarded a special allocation of Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds in the amount of $573,402 to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus pandemic COVID-19. This allocation is authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES ACT), enacted as Public Law 116-136 on March 27, 2020.
The City of Mission is initiating a public hearing and comment period on the proposed substantial amendment. A substantial amendment is considered if there is 1) a change in one or more of the priorities presented on the Priority Table or a change in the use of CDBG funding from one activity to another of $50,000 or more; 2) creation or deletion of an activity not previously mentioned in the Consolidated Plan (CPS) or Annual Action Plan (AAP) ; 3) change in the purpose, scope, location, or beneficiaries of an activity; 4) reduction of more than 25% of the proposed beneficiaries when the proposed number of beneficiaries is greater than 10. In accordance with 24 CFR 91.105(c) (2) and subpart B of the federal regulations relative to citizen participation requirements for CPD programs waivers and assurances were made available to allow public comment period to be no less than 5 days and eliminated the CDBG 15% cap for public services.
The City of Mission is soliciting comments on the Substantial Amendment to the Five-Year CPS 2018-2022 / AAP Fiscal Year 2019 during a five-day comment period from Friday, June 12, 2020 through Friday, June 19, 2020. The amendment will allow for the CPS/ AAP to be revised to include specific goals and matrix codes for the activities listed below and to include the additional CDBG funding for activities as follows:
The City Council will hold a Zoom Teleconference public hearing at the following location: 1201 E. 8th St. Mission, Texas 78572, on Monday June 22, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. ( Meeting ID: 990 466 2781 Password: 833227 Telephone:+1-346-248-7799)
All comments received by June 19, 2020 will be reviewed and considered by the City of Mission prior to City Council approval of the Substantial Amendment to the Five-Year CPS 2018-2022 / AAP Fiscal Year 2019.
A summary of the substantial amendment will be available at the Community Development Office, 1301 E. 8th St. Suite 102 Mission, Texas 78572 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm or on the city’s website Any individual, group, or agency wishing to comment on the proposed Substantial Amendment may submit written comments to the address listed or by email to [email protected]
Accommodations for persons with disabilities/handicapped, non-english speaking, or limited english proficiency (LEP) who may require interpreters shall be provided upon request by calling (956) 580-8670 at least three days in advance of meeting. Persons who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind or speech-disabled may use Relay Texas at 1-800-735-2989, a text telephone (TTY) user or 711 (VOICE).
05A- Senior Services $75,000
Amigos Del Valle- expand weekend meal program
05G- Victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse $5,000
Mission Police Dept.- Rainbow Room
05Q- Subsistence Payments $362,780
Community Development Department-
Rent/ Mortgage/ Utility Payments
05W- Food Banks $95,311
Mission Food Pantry/ Boys & Girls Club
21A- General Program Admin. $35,311

Leave a Comment