Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

Announcements

FOURTH PUBLIC NOTICE

THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, NEW YORK

REVISED 2020-2024 CONSOLIDATED PLAN

 REVISED 2020-2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

2020 CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

The City of Mount Vernon, NY invites residents, public agencies, and other stakeholders to provide input on Mount Vernon’s housing, homelessness, infrastructure, economic development, and community development needs.

The Consolidated Plan is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and will guide how we invest the $11 million in federal funds that the City of Mount Vernon expects to receive over the five- year period (2020-2024) from these federal grant programs:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)
  • Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG)

For FY2020, the City anticipates receiving the following allocations:

Community Development Block Grant $1,710,229
HOME Investment Partnerships Grant $478,089
Emergency Solutions Grants $145,882
Total 2020 Entitlement Funding: $2,334,200

In addition, HUD informed the City that it is receiving a special allocation of CDBG-CV and ESG-CV funds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the impacts from coronavirus or COVID-19, including health and economic impacts.

Community Development Block Cares Act $1,005,167
Emergency Solutions Grants Cares Act $503,041
Total 2020 Cares Act Funding: $1,508,208 

Due to the COVID-19 Crisis, a waiver is available for the public comment period to be shortened from 30 days to 5 days for the Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan and Citizen Participation Plan. The City of Mount Vernon will be waiving the 30-day comment period for a 7-day comment period

The City of Mount Vernon will hold a seven-day public comment period open to all residents, especially low-and moderate-income residents on the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, the 2020-21 Annual Action Plan, and the Citizen Participation Plan.  The public comment period will begin on Friday, June 5, 2020 and end on Friday, June 12, 2020.  The revised Consolidated Plan and annual action plan includes Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds and COVID-19 response and recovery.  The City is receiving ESG funds for the first time since 2010.

The City of Mount Vernon’s 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan is available at: https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/City-of-Mount-Vernon-ConPlan-060320-clean.pdf

The 2020 Citizen Participation Plan is available at: https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020CPPPlanFINAL.pdf

The City Council of the City of Mount Vernon is expected to take action on the Consolidated Plan and the Annual Action Plan for FY 2020 in June 2020. In addition, the City anticipates submitting the approved Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan to HUD in June 2020.

Written comments on the Plan are encouraged and may be submitted via email to: Sbolivar@ch.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us.

Comments received and responses will be posted on the City of Mount Vernon website on June 15, 2020.

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Mount Vernon, New York

Citizen Participation Plan

The Citizen Participation Plan sets forth the City’s procedures for involving the public in the planning, implementation, and assessment of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-funded housing and community development activities in the City.  These activities include the development of the City’s 5 Year Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan, and Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports (CAPERs).

The City’s updated Citizen Participation Plan will be available for review and comment from April 1, 2020 through May 4, 2020.

The updated Citizen Participation Plan is available at: https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Draft-2020-cpp-plan.pdf

Written comments may be submitted via email until May 4, 2020 to: sbolivar@cmvny.com

Or mailed to:

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

More information is available on the City’s website: www.cmvny.com/cdbg

NOTICIA PÚBLICA

Ciudad de Mount Vernon, Nueva York

Plan de Participación Ciudadana

El Plan de Participación Ciudadana establece los procedimientos de la Ciudad para involucrar al público en la planificación, implementación y evaluación de las actividades de vivienda y desarrollo comunitario financiadas por el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de los Estados Unidos en la Ciudad. Estas actividades incluyen el desarrollo del Plan Consolidado de 5 años de la Ciudad, el Plan de Acción Anual y los Informes Anuales de Desempeño y Evaluación Consolidados (CAPER).

El Plan de Participación Ciudadana actualizado de la Ciudad ahora está disponible para su revisión y comentarios. El documento está disponible para su revisión en: https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Draft-2020-cpp-plan.pdf

Los comentarios escritos pueden enviarse por correo electrónico hasta el 4 de mayo de 2020 a: sbolivar@cmvny.com

Los puntos de vista y comentarios pueden ser enviados a la siguiente dirección:

Departamento de Planificación y Desarrollo Comunitario

1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550

Más información esta disponible en: www.cmvny.com/cdbg

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PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Mount Vernon, New York

Public Comments on the FY 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The public is being notified that the City of Mount Vernon FY 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) will be available for review and comments from April 1, 2020 through April 20, 2020.  The CAPER is designed to provide information on how the City actually used its federal, state, and local funds for housing & community development projects during its recently completed program year.

You may also review and download the Draft CAPER online at: www.cmvny.com/cdbg

Written comments may be submitted via email until April 20, 2020 to: sbolivar@cmvny.com

Or mailed to:

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

NOTICIA PÚBLICA

Ciudad de Mount Vernon, Nueva York

Comentarios públicos sobre el Informe Anual Consolidado de Desempeño y Evaluación del año fiscal 2019 (CAPER)

Se está notificando al público que el Informe Anual Consolidado de Evaluación y Desempeño (CAPER) de la Ciudad de Mount Vernon FY 2019 para la Subvención Global de Desarrollo Comunitario (CDBG) y las Alianzas de Inversión HOME (HOME) estarán disponibles para su revisión y comentarios a partir del 1 de abril de 2020 hasta el 20 de abril de 2020. El CAPER está diseñado para proporcionar información sobre cómo la Ciudad realmente utilizó sus fondos federales, estatales y locales para proyectos de vivienda y desarrollo comunitario durante su año de programa recientemente completado.

También puede revisar y descargar una copia de CAPER en línea en: www.cmvny.com/cdbg

Los comentarios escritos pueden enviarse por correo electrónico hasta el 20 de abril de 2020 a: sbolivar@cmvny.com

O enviado por correo a:

Departamento de Planificación y Desarrollo Comunitario
1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550

Más información esta disponible en: www.cmvny.com/cdbg

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City of Mount Vernon, New York

Virtual Public Hearing on the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, 2020 Annual Action, Plan, Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Plan, 2020 Amended Citizen Participation Plan, 2017 CAPER Report, 2018 CAPER Report

The City of Mount Vernon is seeking public input on the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, 2020 Annual Action, Plan, Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Plan, 2020 Amended Citizen Participation Plan, 2017 CAPER Report, 2018 CAPER Report.

In addition to accepting written comments, The City of Mount Vernon will hold a virtual online public hearing.  The virtual public hearing will provide interested persons the opportunity to present information, comments or views concerning the City of Mount Vernon’s proposed community and economic development priorities.

March 26 Public Hearing
The Public Hearing will take place on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 6:00pm Eastern Time and conclude at 7:00pm.  If necessary, the hearing may go later to accommodate all those wishing to speak.

Details Below

Date and Time:  March 26, 2020 06:00 PM

Topic:                CDBG Public Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting by clicking on this link below from your computer, smart phone or pad

https://zoom.us/j/469618934

Meeting ID: 469 618 934

One tap mobile to dial in directly from your smart phone for audio only connection

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Dial by your location manually

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Meeting ID: 469 618 934

Written comments can be emailed to: Sbolivar@cmvny.com

Special Accommodations
If you require closed captioning or any other special accommodations, please request those services by emailing Deputy Commissioner Sylvia Bolivar at: Sbolivar@cmvny.com by March 25, 2020.

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CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, NY

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

2020 Community Development Block Grant
2020-2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan
2020-2024
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing
2017 CAPER Report
2018 CAPER Report

The City of Mount Vernon, NY invites citizens, public agencies and other interested parties to attend and provide public comments at the public hearing being held at City Hall on Thursday, March 26, 2020, 6:00pm-8:00pm

The purpose of this hearing is to obtain the views and comments from individuals and organizations regarding:

  • the City’s proposed 2020 Annual Action Plan; (2) the City’s 2020-2024 Five-Year Consolidated Plan; and (3) the City’s 2020-2024 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Plan; (4) the 2017 CAPER Report; (5) the 2018 CAPER Report; (4) and the changing of the program year from January – December to July – June.

The public is invited to provide public input from Friday, February 28, 2020 through March 30, 2020.

The 2020 Annual Action Plan, the 2020-2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan, the 2020-2024 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Plan; the 2017 CAPER Report; and the 2018 CAPER report are 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 March 30, 2020 to Sbolivar@ch.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us

Written Comments

Email:

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

or

Mail to:

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

The draft 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 annual action plan is available at:

https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Mount-Vernon-Consolidated-Plan-01-16-2020-.pdf

The draft 2020-2024 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Plan is available at:

https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Mt.-Vernon-2020-AI-v3.pdf

The 2017 CAPER Report is available at:

https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/FY2017CMV.CAPERREPORTFINAL.pdf

The 2018 CAPER Report is available at:

https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2018DRAFTCAPERREPORT.DEC2019-2.pdf

Please voice your opinion on housing and community development by attending the March 26, 2020 Public Hearing.

More information is available at: www.cmvny.com/cdbg

 

CIUDAD DE MOUNT VERNON, NY

AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA

Programa de Subvención de Bloque para Desarrollo Comunitario de 2020

(CDBG por sus siglas en inglés)
Plan Consolidado Quinquenal de 2020-2024
Análisis de Impedimentos de la Vivienda Equitativa de 2020-2024

El Desempeño Consolidado Anual e Informe de Evaluación (CAPER) del año 2017

El Desempeño Consolidado Anual e Informe de Evaluación (CAPER) del año 2018

 La ciudad de Mount Vernon, Nueva York invita a los ciudadanos, agencias públicas y otras personas interesadas a asistir y proporcionar comentarios públicos en la audiencia pública que se lleva a cabo en el Ayuntamiento el jueves 26 de Marzo de 2020, de 6:00pm-8:00pm.

El propósito de esta audiencia es obtener las opiniones y comentarios de individuos y organizaciones con respecto a:

(1) el Plan de Acción Anual propuesto por la Ciudad para 2020; (2) el Plan Consolidado Quinquenal de la Ciudad de 2020-2024; (3) el Análisis de Impedimentos de la Vivienda Equitativa de la Ciudad de 2020-2024; (4) El Desempeño Consolidado Anual e Informe de Evaluación (CAPER) del año 2017 (PY2017); (5) El Desempeño Consolidado Anual e Informe de Evaluación (CAPER) del año 2018 (6) y el cambio del año programático para los programas de enero a diciembre a julio a junio.

El período de comentarios públicos comenzará el 28 de Febrero de 2020 y finalizará el 30 de Marzo de 2020.

Comentarios públicos puede enviarse por correo electrónico: Sbolivar@ch.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us

Comentarios públicos puede enviarse por correo:

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

El Plan de Acción Anual propuesto por la Ciudad para 2020; El Plan Consolidado Quinquenal de la Ciudad de 2020-2024; El Análisis de Impedimentos de la Vivienda Equitativa de la Ciudad de 2020-2024; El Desempeño Consolidado Anual e Informe de Evaluación (CAPER) del año 2017 (PY2017); y El Desempeño Consolidado Anual e Informe de Evaluación (CAPER) del año 2018 está disponible en:www.cmvny.com/cdbg  en los siguientes ubicaciones:

    • 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

El proyecto de plan de acción anual 2020 y el Plan Consolidado Quinquenal de 2020-2024
está disponible en:

https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Mount-Vernon-Consolidated-Plan-01-16-2020-.pdf

El Análisis de Impedimentos de la Vivienda Equitativa de la Ciudad de 2020-2024 está disponible en:

https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Mt.-Vernon-2020-AI-v3.pdf

El Desempeño Consolidado Anual e Informe de Evaluación (CAPER) del año 2017 está disponible en:

https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/FY2017CMV.CAPERREPORTFINAL.pdf

El Desempeño Consolidado Anual e Informe de Evaluación (CAPER) del año 2018 está disponible en:

https://cmvny.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2018DRAFTCAPERREPORT.DEC2019-2.pdf

Exprese su opinión sobre las necesidades de vivienda y desarrollo comunitario asistiendo a la Audiencia Pública del 26 de marzo 2020.

Más información está disponible en: www.cmvny.com/cdbg

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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 Thursday, February 27, 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 February 27, 2020 to Sbolivar@ch.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us

Written Comments
Written comments may be submitted until 5:00 PM on February 27, 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

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2018 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The CAPER is a report on the use of HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Community Development Block Grant, and Continuum of Care for the program year January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

All Mount Vernon residents are invited to submit comments  beginning December 9, 2019 and ending February 3, 2020.

Written comments may be submitted to:

Dominique McCoy
Mount Vernon Urban Renewal Agency
1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550

Written comments can also be sent via email to: DMcCoy@cmvny.com

Comments are due no later than Monday, February 3, 2020 at 4 pm.

Hard copies of the 2018 CAPER report are available for review at the following locations:

Mount Vernon Public Library – Reference Desk
28 S 1st Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550

City Hall, City Clerk’s Office
1 Roosevelt Square, First Floor,
Mount Vernon, New York 10550

Read The Draft 2018 CAPER Report Here

(This was posted on December 9, 2019)

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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:

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:

 


RESOURCES

City of Mount Vernon Policies and Procedures 

Labor Standards 

Procurement Policy

Procurement Policy

Procurement Legislation

CoC Financial Management

Environmental Review

Environmental Review Policies and Procedures

Environmental Review Part 58 Statutory Checklist

Guides

CDBG Guide National Objectives Eligible Activities 

Public Services Forms

CDBG National Objective & Eligible Activity Determination Procedures

Proposed Activity Worksheet (Attachment 1)

Compliance Procedures Checklist (Attachment 2)

Organizational Chart

URA Organizational Chart

Substantial Amendments

Amended Second Substantial Amendment 2019

Second Substantial Amendment 2019

First Substantial Amendments 2018

Five Year Consolidated Plan (2020-2024)

Revised 2020 – 2024 Consolidated Plan (Posted June 2, 2020)

2020 – 2024 Draft Consolidated Plan (Posted December 31, 2019)

Mount Vernon Survey English

Mount Vernon Survey Spanish

Citizen Participation

2020 Citizen Participation Plan

2015-2019 Amended Citizen Participation Plan

2015 Online Survey English

2015 Online Survey Spanish

Online Summary Results

July 29, 2017 CDBG Public Hearing Transcript

July 31, 2017 CDBG Public Hearing Transcript

CDBG Budgets

2019 Proposed CDBG Budget

2018 CDBG Budget

Caper Reports

Draft FY 2019 CAPER Report

FY 2018 CAPER Report

FY 2017 CAPER Report

FY 2016 CAPER Report

CDBG Applications

2020 CDBG Public Service Application 

2019 CDBG Application – PDF Fillable

2019 CDBG Application

2018 CDBG Application

2018 CDBG Application – PDF Fillable

CDBG Score Sheet

CDBG Annual Action Plans

2019 Draft CDBG Annual Action Plan

2018 Annual Action Plan

2017 Draft CDBG Annual Action Plan

2016 CDBG Annual Action Plan

2015 – 2019 Consolidated Plan & First Year Annual Action Plan

2014 CDBG Annual Action Plan

2013 CDBG Amended Annual Action Plan

2012 CDBG Annual Action Plan

2011 CDBG Annual Action Plan

CDBG Public Notice

March 2020 CDBG Public Hearing Notice 

2018 – 2019 CDBG Annual Action Plan Public Hearing Notice – English

2018 – 2019 CDBG Annual Action Plan Public Hearing Notice – Spanish

2018 CDBG Proposed Budget Public Hearing Notice

January 31, 2018 CDBG Public Hearing Notice

2017 CDBG Budget Public Hearing Notice

CDBG Map

2019 CDBG Eligible Census Block Groups

2017 CDBG Eligible Census Block Groups

CDBG Income Limits

2017 CDBG Income Limits

Mount Vernon SF-424 and Certifications

2020 SF424 Certification Form

2017 SF424  Certification Form

Conflict of Interest Clarification

Mount Vernon Conflict of Interest HUD Response

HUD Bulletin on Conflict of Interest

CDBG Public Hearing PowerPoint Presentations

July 29, 2017 CDBG Slides

July 31, 2017 CDBG Slides

Analysis to Impediments to Fair Housing

Draft 2020 – 2024 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

2015-2019 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

Appendices

Request for Proposals

Five Year Consolidated Plan 2020 RFP

CDBG/HOME Program Technical Assistance

Press

URA Hiring of Special Counsel