CDBG 2020 Public Notice

 
 
 
 
 
           
PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF OCEAN CITY, NJ
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
NOTICE OF PUBLIC REVIEW AND SECOND PUBLIC HEARING
for 2020 PROGRAM YEAR ANNUAL PLAN and  CV1 & CV3 Funds
 
The City of Ocean City has prepared a draft of the following documents relating to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) :
  • The 2020 Annual Action Plan( including CARES Act funding CV-1 and CV-3 funds)
Funding availability for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2020 begins September 1, 2020.  The City of Ocean City expects to receive $287,573.00 in 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds, $169,196.00 in CDBG CV1 CARES Act Funds and $115,647.00 in CDBG CV3 CARES Act Funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 
 
In order to obtain the views of residents, public agencies and other interested parties, these documents will be on public review from November 25, 2020 – December 1, 2020; after which time the plan will be considered by City Council for submittal to HUD for approval.  Due to the current public health crisis, these documents will be available on the City’s website: ocnj.us/cdbg
 
The City of Ocean City is also holding a Virtual Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 at 10:00 AM via the Zoom platform to consider the proposed FY2020 CDBG Annual Action Plan.  Given the current public health crisis, a virtual hearing is being held in lieu of an in-person hearing.  Members of the public will be given the opportunity to speak during this hearing to verbally submit their public comment.  In addition to verbal comments at the Public Hearing, interested persons are invited to submit written comments as well. Written comments should be addressed to Christine D. Gundersen, Manager of Capital Planning 861 Asbury Avenue Ocean City, NJ 08226 or sent via e-mail to cgundersen@ocnj.us.  All written comments must be received by 4 pm on December 1st.  
 
 The log-in information for the Virtual Public Hearing is below:
 
Visit this address to enter via computer: Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/94552076765?pwd=YzhwbEZkelVCeXVLTHl0eFdxZm1pdz09
 
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+1 646 558 8656
 
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SUMMARY OF THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR 2020 PROGRAM YEAR
The City expects to receive the following resources from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development:
                          2020 CDBG Entitlement:                      $287,573
                            CV1 CARES ACT FUNDS:                    $169,196
                            CV3 CARES ACT FUNDS:                    $115,647
 
Budget Allocations- 2020 Action Plan and CARES Act Funds
 
2020 Annual Action Plan
Cares Act CV1 and CV3
Project
 
 
ADA Ramps and Mat Improvements
 $155,376
 
CV Tabernacle COVID Remote Learning Program
 $31,548
 $85,452
Housing Authority Mental Health Services
 $43,135
 
CV Wesley by the Bay COVID Project
 
 $60,000
Administration
 $57,514
 
CV Small Business Assistance Program
 
 $69,696
CV Mortgage/Rental Assistance Program
 
 $69,695
Total
 $287,573.00
 $284,843.00
 
Following the receipt of all public input, the Ocean City City Council is tentatively scheduled to consider a Resolution for the submission of the Annual Action Plan at its regular meeting on December 3, 2020. The Plan will then be submitted to HUD.
Persons requiring special accommodations to facilitate participation in the public hearing on these matters may call  or email the Office of Capital Planning at (609) 525-9360 and cgundersen@ocnj.us.
 
The City of Ocean City does not discriminate based on disability.
 
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