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File #: G19-752   
Type: Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 4/1/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Title: Consideration of a public hearing to identify needs for the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. ________________________________________________________________________________ SUMMARY: This public hearing is being held to allow individuals and organizations an opportunity to provide input on potential 2020 CDBG projects that will benefit low and moderate-income persons or the older neighborhoods of Olathe. Citizens are also encouraged to share how CDBG funds have benefited Olathe in previous years. Conducting this public hearing is required by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and is the first step in the city's annual process of preparing an application for CDBG funds through Johnson County. The city has a long-standing cooperative partnership with Johnson County for receiving CDBG funds. As a result of the Cooperation Agreement, the City of Olathe will receive 41% of the County's 2020 CDBG funds based on the FY 2010 census informat...
Staff Contact: Michael Meadors, Kathy Rankin

Department: Parks & Recreation

Staff Contact: Michael Meadors; Kathy Rankin

Subject: Consideration of a public hearing to identify needs for the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.

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Item Description:

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Consideration of a public hearing to identify needs for the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.

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Summary:

This public hearing is being held to allow individuals and organizations an opportunity to provide input on potential 2020 CDBG projects that will benefit low and moderate-income persons or the older neighborhoods of Olathe.  Citizens are also encouraged to share how CDBG funds have benefited Olathe in previous years.  Conducting this public hearing is required by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and is the first step in the city’s annual process of preparing an application for CDBG funds through Johnson County.  The city has a long-standing cooperative partnership with Johnson County for receiving CDBG funds.  As a result of the Cooperation Agreement, the City of Olathe will receive 41% of the County’s 2020 CDBG funds based on the FY 2010 census information.  Applications for 2020 CDBG funding are due to the City by 4:00 p.m. on May 17, 2019.  Council Members will consider funding request at the June 18, 2020 meeting.

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Financial Impact:

Annually, Olathe has directed CDBG funds toward public facility improvements, housing rehabilitation programs and public services that benefit low income persons and/or the older neighborhoods.  Approximately $350,000 is received annually.

 

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Action Needed:

Close the public hearing - no action required.

 

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Attachment(s):

None