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NOTICE TO PUBLIC

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK PROGRAM
FINAL ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2020-2021
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 2020-21 for its Thirty-Seventh Year Entitlement Program. On June 22, 2020 the Mayor and City Council approved funding recommendations utilizing the following:
2020 CDBG Allocation $974,730
HUD Matrix Code Project Name Amount Description
(05A) SENIOR SERVICES
AMIGOS DEL VALLE – $30,000- Funding will be utilized to provide meals to homebound seniors.
AREA AGENCY ON AGING – $7,000- Funding will be utilized to assist seniors with minor repairs/modifications and medical supplies.
(05B)HANDICAPPED SERVICES
EASTER SEALS RIO GRANDE VALLEY – $4,000- Funding will be utilized to provide outpatient rehabilitation services.
CAMP UNIVERSITY- $ 4,300- Funding will be utilized to provide day habilitation providing life skills for adults with special needs.
(05M) HEALTH SERVICES
HOPE MEDICAL SERVICES – $5,000- Funding will be utilized to provide medical services to uninsured and/or low-income residents.
COMFORT HOUSE – $4,500- Funding will be utilized to provide twenty-four hour palliative care to patients who have a prognosis of four months or less to live.
(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. – $3,000- Funding will be utilized for expenses generated in advocating for abused and neglected children.
(05Z) PUBLIC SERVICES
SILVER RIBBON COMMUNITY – $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 – $661,568- 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 nine (9) eligible low moderate-income families whose homes are not adequate to live in $611,568.
(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 – $151,362- 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 Action Plan 2020-2021 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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