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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
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

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