PlanningUrban Renewal Agency

Public Comment on 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, 2020 Annual Action Plan

ANNOUNCEMENT

The City of Mount Vernon, NY seeks Public Comment on 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, 2020 Annual Action Plan

The Department of Planning and Community Development/Mount Vernon Urban Renewal Agency is seeking public comment on the Draft 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan.  The Consolidated Plan is a five-year strategic plan that governs the administration of federal funding of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.

The 2020 Annual Action Plan is the first annual implementation plan under the City of Mount Vernon  2020-2024 Consolidated Plan.

The public is invited to provide public input from Tuesday, December 31, 2019 through Monday, February 3, 2020.    The 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and the FY2020 Annual Action Plan is available on the City’s website at www.cmvny.com/cdbg or at the following locations:

  • Mount Vernon Public Library, 28 S 1st Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
  • City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, First Floor, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
  • Department of Planning and Community Development, Second Floor, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550

     Comments are due by January 31, 2019 to Sbolivar@ch.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us

Written Comments
Written comments may be submitted until 5:00 PM on February 3, 2020. 

Email:

Comments may be emailed to Sylvia Bolivar at: Sbolivar@ch.ci.mount-vernon,ny.us

or

Mailed to:

Department of Planning and Community Development
1 Roosevelt Square
Mount Vernon, New York 10550

2020 Public Service Application

The Department of Planning and Community Development/Urban Renewal Agency is seeking applications from qualified non-profit organizations interested in providing services that address one or more of the public service needs targeted in the city’s CDBG program.

 The City anticipates receiving a CDBG allocation of $1,661,732.  The City’ anticipates receiving a HOME allocation of $440,662.  A maximum of 26.6% ($442,000) of the total CDBG allocation will be made available for public service programs and projects to be administered by the City or by sub-recipients.

  Note:  This amount exceeds the 15% public service cap.  Mount Vernon is one of three entitlement communities that can exceed the 15% public service cap per HUD).  The City will also allocate 2019 Program Income Funds in the amount of $53,996.25 towards public service programs with a focus on crime prevention activities.

While there is no limit to the number of applications that an organization may submit, each project must be submitted as its own application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 

Thursday, February 13 at 4:00pm

The 2020 Public Service Application is available at:  www.cmvny.com/cdbg