City of Mission- CDBG

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK PROGRAM

FINAL ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2021-2022

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 2021-22 for its Thirty-Eighth Year Entitlement Program. On July 12, 2021 the Mayor and City Council approved CAC’s funding recommendations as follows:

2021 CDBG Allocation $1,022,201

HUD Matrix Code Project Name Amount Description

(05A) SENIOR SERVICES

AMIGOS DEL VALLE– $24,500- Funding will be utilized to provide meals to homebound seniors.

AREA AGENCY ON AGING– $6,000- Funding will be utilized to assist seniors with minor repairs/modifications, medications 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– $4,000- 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– $10,000- 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– $3,000- 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– $700,844- Funding will provide Housing Rehabilitation for approximately three (3) eligible low moderate-income families whose home is dilapidated and in need of repair $75,000 and Housing Reconstruction for approximately eight (8) eligible low moderate-income families whose homes are not adequate to live in $625,844.

(14H) REHAB: ADMINISTRATION

HOUSING ADMINISTRATION– $93,395- 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– $164,662- 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 FY 2021-2022 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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