CDBG 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

Dial in to enter via phone: 

+1 646 558 8656

This Meeting ID is: 945 5207 6765


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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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