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File #: 21-0123    Version: 1
Type: decision Status: Passed
File created: 1/26/2021 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 2/2/2021 Final action: 2/2/2021
Title: Approval of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2019 Annual Report
Attachments: 1. Draft 2019 CDBG CAPER – Citizens Summary, 2. Draft 2019 CDBG CAPER – Full HUD Version
Title
Approval of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2019 Annual Report

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
Not referred to a committee.

City Manager Recommendation:
Move to approve the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2019 Annual Report (Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report, or CAPER) and direct staff to submit to HUD on or before February 15.

Report
Issue:
Whether to approve the CDBG Program in Program Year 2019 (9/1/19 - 8/31/20) Annual Report and submit to HUD on or before February 15, 2021.

Staff Contact:
Cary Retlin, Home Fund Manager, Executive, 360.570.3956

Presenter(s):
None - Consent Calendar Item.

Background and Analysis:
Each year the City reports on the performance of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program through the "Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report" known as the CAPER. This report is presented in a Citizens Summary overview and the full CAPER that will be uploaded to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reporting website.
This CAPER details the performance of the City's CDBG Program for the Program Year 2019 (September 1, 2019 - August 31, 2020). Program Year 2019 expenditures are also summarized in both documents.
The City held a 15-day public comment period that ran from January 15, 2021 through February 1 which allowed the public to review of the CAPER. Copies of the CAPER were made available online at www.olympiawa.gov.
The public was advised on how to submit comments on the CAPER via emailing the City CDBG Program, sending a letter to the Olympia CDBG Program or to attend an online public hearing at Olympia City Council's January 19, 2021 business meeting.
No public comments were made at the public hearing and to date staff have not received any other email comments about this program year or these reports.

Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):
The federal CDBG Program offers a flexible source of funding to mee...

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