Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF MIRAMAR

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM

PROPOSED 2022/2023 PROGRAM YEAR ANNUAL ACTION PLAN (10/1/22 to 9/30/23)

 

This is a revision to the City of Miramar public notice issued on May 19, 2022. The City on June 2 received its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) PY 2022-2023 allocation from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). As an entitlement recipient of federal funds, the City will receive an allocation of $867,913, this is a decrease of $46,041 from FY 2021-2022 funds. The purpose of the funds is to address community development and housing needs for the low-to moderate-income residents of Miramar.

The Annual Action Plan identifies the proposed projects for CDBG for Program Year 2022/2023 and shows the linkage between projects and the specific objectives developed to address the priority needs identified in the Consolidated Plan.

The City of Miramar is soliciting public input for the preparation for the annual action plan. All interested agencies, organizations and persons are invited to submit input on the Annual Action Plan to Economic Development and Revitalization Department at  or 2200 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025.

 

Residential Rehabilitation                          $474,331

The City’s residential rehabilitation program provides home repair assistance to low-to moderate-income owner-occupied homeowners in the City who are experiencing conditions in and around their homes that pose a threat to their health, safety and welfare. 

 

Sawyer Park Improvement                          $120,000 

The improvement consists of removing the existing old and dilapidated play system and installing an ADA accessible play system and an ADA approved surface for children ages 6 to 12. The project will also provide for the installation of an ADA accessible walkway and entrance gate. The area would also receive new benches and receptacles.  

 

Rental Assistance                                $100,000

Provide financial assistance to low to moderate-income households to obtain quality, safe, decent, and affordable rental housing

 

Program Administration                          $173,582

The cost associated with administering the CDBG program, preparation of the various plans, required reports and fair housing activities.

 

 

Public Comment

Citizens are encouraged to review the Program Year 2022-2023 Draft Annual Action Plan and provide written comment. 

 

The plan is available for public review until June 21, 2022 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday, at the City of Miramar Economic Development & Revitalization Department, 2200 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025, and the Office of the City Clerk, 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025, and the City’s website:

https://www.miramarfl.gov/2042/Public-Notice

it is also available for review at:

Community Revitalization Affiliates, Inc.

6151 Miramar Parkway, Suite 202

Miramar, FL 33023

Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

Prior to the adoption, the City of Miramar Commission will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed Program Year 2022-2023 Action Plan on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers at City Hall, located at 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar, Florida 33025. Interested parties are encouraged to attend. For additional information regarding the proposed activities, please contact the Economic Development and Revitalization Department at (954) 602-3247.

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Florida Statutes 286.26, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in this hearing should contact the Office of the City Clerk at least 48-hours prior to the hearing at (954) 602-3011 for assistance.

 

 

City of Miramar

Denise A. Gibbs, CMC

City


 PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF MIRAMAR, FLORIDA

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDS

                                                                              

 

Federal regulations governing the City of Miramar 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan requires a participating jurisdiction to provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on an amendment to an Annual Action Plan.   The public comment period extends thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this public notice.  In accordance with 24 CFR Part 91.505 entitled “Amendments to the Consolidated Plan,” the following criteria are used to determine amendments to the Annual Action Plans.

 

According to 91.505 (a), the jurisdiction shall amend its approved Plan whenever it makes one of the following decisions:

  1. To make a change in its allocation priorities or a change in the method of distribution of funds;
  2.  To carry out an activity, using funds from any program covered by the consolidated plan (including program income), not previously described in the action plan; or
  3. To change the purpose, scope, location, or beneficiaries of an activity. 

PROPOSED AMENDMENT

FY 2021-2022 

Existing

Proposed Amendment

Commercial Rehabilitation

$100,000

$350,000

Residential Rehabilitation

$670,056

$420,056

Total

$770,056

$770,056

 

SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE TO ACTIVITIES IN THE ACTION PLAN

The 30-day public comment period will commence July 18 and end August 16, 2022.  Citizens are encouraged to review and comment on the proposed amendment during the 30-day comment period to the Economic Development and Revitalization Department located at 2200 Civic Center Place, Miramar FL.   For comments or questions on the amendment, please contact Edlyn Griffith at emgriffith@miramarfl.gov.

 

The City of Miramar City Commission will meet Wednesday, August, 17, 2022 to consider approval of the proposed amendment. The meeting will occur at 7:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers at City Hall, located at 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar, Florida. Interested parties are encouraged to attend and participate.

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Florida Statutes 286.26, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in this hearing should contact the Office of the City Clerk at least 48-hours prior to the hearing at (954) 602-3011 for assistance.

 

City of Miramar

Denise A. Gibbs, CMC

City

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