Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

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 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

Proposed 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)

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)

2020 – 2024 Draft Consolidated Plan

Mount Vernon Survey English

Mount Vernon Survey Spanish

CDBG Budgets

2019 Proposed CDBG Budget

2018 CDBG Budget

Caper Reports

Draft 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

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

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

Citizen Participation

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

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