Public Notice- City of Mission- CDBG

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

DRAFT PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2021-2022

In compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rules and regulations, the City of Mission hereby announces the Proposed Annual Action Plan 2021-2022 is available for public review and comment. Further, there will be two public hearings held regarding the budget and proposed projects for the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). All interested agencies and citizens/residents are encouraged to attend and participate in the public hearing. The thirty-day comment period for this document is from May 14, 2021 through June 14, 2021. Oral and/or written comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 14, 2021. In accordance with the order of the Governor issued on March 16, 2020 and in order to comply with “Social Distancing” there will be limited public access in Council Chambers to slow the spread of COVID-19. In accordance with Section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code members of the public as well as members of the City Council may choose to participate via teleconference.

The Public Hearings will be held during City Council/Citizens Advisory Committee Meetings respectively on:

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:30 PM     City Hall Council Chambers

1201 E 8th St. Mission, TX 78572          Zoom Teleconference/Hybrid

Dial by Telephone: 1-346-248-7799     Meeting ID: 859 9249 3095     Password: 820311

Monday, May 24, 2021 4:30 PM     City Hall Council Chambers    

1201 E 8th St. Mission, TX 78572     Zoom Teleconference/Hybrid

Dial by Telephone: 1-346-248-7799     Meeting ID: 990 466 2781     Password: 833227

May 24, 2021: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9904662781?pwd=SGVIL3JZRFVRdENzWXI5VUxFT1ZUQT09

June 8, 2021: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85992493095?pwd=VVpZREZGOTFUVytXdkRlU0pPYVBsZz09

The Citizens Advisory Committee made the following funding recommendations utilizing the City’s 2021 CDBG Allocation of $1,007,357.

1) (05) Public Service Agencies – $63,300

a) (05A) Amigos Del Valle Inc. – $24,500

b) (05A) LRGVDC/Area Agency on Aging – $6,000

c) (05B) Easter Seals Rio Grande Valley – $4,000

d) (05B) CAMP University – $4,300

e) (05M) HOPE Medical Services – $4,000

f) (05M) Comfort House – $4,500

g) (05N) Children’s Advocacy Center – $10,000

h) (05N) CASA of Hidalgo County – $3,000

i) (05Z) Silver Ribbon – $3,000

2) (14A) Housing Assistance Program- $686,000

Rehabilitation – $75,000 Reconstruction – $611,000

3) (14H) Housing Administration- $93,395

4) (21A) CD Program Administration$164,662

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).

A DRAFT of this document will be available at the Public Hearing and at the following locations: Community Development Office, 1301 E. 8th St. Suite 102, Mission, TX 78572; mailed upon request by contacting at (956) 580-8670 or e-mail to [email protected] weekdays between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on the city’s website www.missiontexas.us. Written comments may be forwarded by Monday, June 14, 2021 to Jo Anne Longoria, Community Development Director.

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