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File #: 19-0419    Version: 1
Type: decision Status: Passed
File created: 4/26/2019 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Title: Launch of the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan and Public Process and an Amendment to the 2018 CDBG Annual Action Plan
Attachments: 1. CDBG 2019 Action Plan – Citizen Summary, 2. Assistance for Displaced Tenants in CDBG-funded Properties, 3. Olympia CDBG Program Annual Cycle, 4. CDBG Five-Year Strategies - Overview
Related files: 19-0150, 19-0084, 19-0509, 19-0516, 19-0562
Title
Launch of the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan and Public Process and an Amendment to the 2018 CDBG Annual Action Plan

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
The General Government Committee discussed options for the 2019 (PY 2019: 9/1/19 - 8/31/20) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan and Public Process at its January 23 and February 26, 2019, meetings.

City Manager Recommendation:
Launch the 2019 (PY 2019: 9/1/19 - 8/31/20) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan and Public Process and amend the current 2018 CDBG Annual Action Plan based on recent information.

Report
Issue:
Whether the City should launch the PY 2019 CDBG Annual Action Plan public process and simultaneously amend the current PY 2018 Annual Action Plan to provide tenant assistance to displaced Angelus Hotel tenants?

Staff Contact:
Anna Schlecht, Community Service Programs Manager, Community Planning and Development Department (360-753-8183)

Presenter(s):
Anna Schlecht, Community Service Programs Manager.

Background and Analysis:
Tonight's Goal: There are two goals for this item. The first is to launch the public process for the Program Year (PY) 2019 (9/1/19 - 8/31/20) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan. The second is to amend the current PY 2018 to allocate approximately $56,000 in CDBG loan payments from the former Angelus Hotel project to assist the 29 tenant households that will most likely be displaced by the new owner's major renovation project.
#1 PY 2019 Annual Action Plan Launch: the General Government Committee met several times in early 2019 to develop the attached recommendations for CDBG funding. These recommendations maintain a balanced investment in our downtown by providing capital dollars for public facility improvements: Salvation Army Day Center and the Interfaith Works shelter; street outreach to homeless and mentally ill citizens; business traini...

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