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2019 Mount Vernon Housing Fair

2020 – 2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan

2020 – 2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan

As a recipient of federal funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City of Mount Vernon, NY is to develop five-year comprehensive plans for housing and community development to determine the types of projects that should be financed in the future with federal housing and community development funds.

The City has created an online survey to obtain the views and comments from individuals and organizations regarding the overall housing and community development needs of the City.

Please voice your opinion by filling out this brief survey and attending the June 17, 2019 Public Hearing.

The On-line Survey is available here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ConPlanAIMV

Or scan the QR Code with your smartphone:

 

FOCUS GROUPS

The City of Mount Vernon anticipates receiving $10 million dollars for housing and community development in the next five years.  To provide opportunities for stakeholder, advocates, and members of the public to provide in-person input into the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing and the Five-Year Consolidated Plan, the City of Mount Vernon, NY will hold a series of focus groups.  The purpose of these focus groups is to more deeply explore issues that have been identified via other community outreach efforts and to allow different community groups to engage one another’s perspectives.

Mount Vernon residents and other interested parties are encouraged to participate and provide community input.

The City will conduct four community focus group meetings in June 2019.

Date Location Topic
Monday, June 17 at 10:00am City Council Chambers Government Agencies and Funders
Monday, June 17 at 5:00pm City Council Chambers Affordable Housing and Non-Profit Organizations
Tuesday, June 18 at 5:00pm City Council Chambers Advocacy Groups and Fair Housing
Wednesday, June 19 at 5:00 pm City Council Chambers Residents and Other Community Stakeholders

 

 

El Plan Consolidado de Cinco Años 2020-2024

Como beneficiario de los fondos federales otorgados por el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de los Estados Unidos (HUD), se requiere que la Ciudad de Mount Vernon, Nueva York,  desarrolle planes exhaustivos de cinco años para vivienda y desarrollo comunitario para determinar los tipos de proyectos que deben financiar en el futuro con fondos federales para vivienda y desarrollo comunitario.

La Ciudad ha creado esta encuesta para obtener los puntos de vista y comentarios de individuos y organizaciones con respecto a las necesidades generales de vivienda y desarrollo comunitario de la Ciudad.

Exprese su opinión al completar esta breve encuesta y asistir a la audiencia pública del 17 de junio de 2019.

La encuesta electrónica está disponible aquí: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPAIEspanol

O escanea el código QR con tu teléfono inteligente:

 

GRUPOS DE ENFOQUE

La ciudad de Mount Vernon anticipa recibir $10 millones de dólares para vivienda y desarrollo comunitario en los próximos cinco años. Para brindar oportunidades a las personas u organizaciónes interesadas y miembros del público para que realicen contribuciónes en persona sobre el Análisis de los Impedimentos de Vivienda Justa y el Plan Consolidado de Cinco Años, la ciudad de Mount Vernon, NY, realizará una serie de grupos de enfoque. El propósito de estos grupos es explorar más a fondo los problemas que se han identificado a través de otros esfuerzos de alcance comunitario (como la encuesta) y permitir que diferentes grupos comunitarios se involucren mutuamente en las perspectivas. Se alienta a los residentes de Mount Vernon y otras personas u organizaciónes interesadas a participar y contribuir información y opiniónes.

La cuidad de Mount Vernon organizará cuatro grupos de enfoque en junio 2019.

Fecha Sitio Tema
lunes, 17 de junio a las 10:00 am City Council Chambers Agencias gubernamentales y financiadores
lunes, 17 de junio a las 5:00 pm City Council Chambers Vivienda asequible y organizaciones sin fines de lucro
martes, 18 de junio a las 5:00 pm City Council Chambers Grupos comunitarios y vivienda justa
miercoles, 19 de junio a las 5:00 pm City Council Chambers Residentes y otras organizaciónes interesadas de la comunidad

 

Mount Vernon IDA meeting canceled

The Mount Vernon Industrial Development Agency’s regular board meeting on June 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. is cancelled.

The next regularly scheduled MVIDA meeting is July 10 at 11 a.m. in the Mayor’s Conference Room, Mount Vernon City Hall.

Planning Board June 5, 2019 Agenda

A special meeting of the City Planning Board will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 6:30PM in the Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Download the PB Agenda Here

Architectural Review Board May 22, 2019 Agenda

A regular meeting of the Architectural Review Board will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 6:30PM in the Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Download the ARB Agenda Here 

Zoning Board of Appeals May 21, 2019 Agenda

A regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30PM in the Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Download the ZBA Agenda Here 

2019 Community Development Block Grant available now!

Fiscal Year 2019 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)

PUBLIC SERVICE GRANTS

The City of Mount Vernon, 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 of Mount Vernon’s CDBG allocation for FY 2019 is $1,661,732.  The City’s HOME allocation for FY 2019 is $440,662.  A maximum of 26.6% ($442,020.71) 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).

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

PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

It is mandatory that applicants attend a pre-application workshop. The pre-application workshops will be held on:

May 15, 2019 at 5:00pm, Memorial Room, City Hall
May 17, 2019 at 10:00am, Memorial Room, City Hall

PUBLIC HEARING PRESENTATION

It is mandatory that applicants participate in the Public Hearing on June 17, 2019 at 5:00pm.  Applicants must present a summary of their application and, if previously funded, a summary of past performance.  Applicants will have a limit of three minutes for presentations.  Applicants that have received CDBG funding in the past must also report on past performance within the same time limit.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 

Friday, June 7, 2019 at 4:00pm

The FY 2019 CDBG Application is available here

Fillable Version (41 pages) available here

Questions

Any questions or requests for additional information should be directed to Deputy Commissioner Sylvia Bolivar via phone at:  914-699-7230 or via email at:  Sbolivar@cmvny.com

*Special* Planning Board May 7, 2019 Agenda

A special meeting of the City Planning Board will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30PM in the City Council Chambers Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Download the Special Planning Board Agenda Here 

 

Mount Vernon IDA May 8 meeting canceled

The regularly scheduled May 8, 2019 meeting of the Mount Vernon Industrial Development Agency has been canceled. The next scheduled meeting is June 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the Mayor’s Conference Room.

Mount Vernon Cities RISE Launch – May 2nd

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