Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program

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Theresa Brooks
Grants Coordinator
1000 City Center Circle
Port Orange, FL 32129
Tel: 386-506-5522
January 12, 2017:

The City of Port Orange has prepared its Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for the 2015 Program Year (PY) ending September 30, 2016.

The City of Port Orange will hold its annual Program Performance Public Hearing for the PY 2015 CAPER on January 19, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, first floor, City Hall, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL. This notice is provided in compliance with the City's adopted Citizen Participation Plan (Resolution No. 06-49), as required by 24 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) 91.

The purpose of this public hearing is to provide the public with full disclosure of the City's CDBG program, including the status of projects funded with CDBG monies and the amount of funds expended. This hearing is also to encourage public input on the CDBG program operations. Comments on the 2015 CAPER will be accepted until January 26th, 2017. Comments received by the City on or before the end of the comment period will be forwarded to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Comments received after the comment period will not be considered.

A detailed account of the activities and costs associated with the CDBG program may be obtained by clicking on the most recent CAPER report below, or by contacting Alan Rosen, Assistant City Manager, at telephone 386-506-5501. Written comments may be submitted by email at, or by regular U.S. Mail attention to: Alan Rosen, Assistant City Manager, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange FL 32129.

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in these proceedings, you are entitled to certain assistance at no cost to you. Upon request, materials will be supplied in a form accessible for persons with disabilities. If you need assistance, please contact the City Clerk's Office for the City of Port Orange, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL 32129, telephone number 386-506-5563, prior to the public hearing date. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please contact the relay operator at 1(800) 955-8771.

The Community Development Block Grant program is administered nationally by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Federal monies are awarded annually to cities and counties based upon a formula for activities designed to improve the quality of life within communities by providing decent, safe and sanitary housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities. Primary beneficiaries of CDBG funds must be low- and moderate-income households. These are defined as a family whose annual income does not exceed 80% of the median income for the area. The CDBG program is authorized under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, as amended; 42 U.S.C.-5301 et seq.  The City of Port Orange became a CDBG entitlement community in 2006.

CDBG activities selected by a community for implementation must further the national objectives of improving the quality of life for low- and moderate-income persons; aid in the prevention or elimination of slum and blight; and meet a need having a particular urgency. Based upon a five (5) year Consolidated Plan adopted locally, communities may use CDBG funds that are allocated to them for the following: Acquisition of land and/or buildings; disposition of land or buildings; installation or construction of a public facility; clearance and demolition; housing services; homeownership assistance; rehabilitation of properties; code enforcement; historic preservation; lead-based paint testing, evaluation, reduction and clearance; public services; economic development and planning and administration.

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