PUBLIC NOTICE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CLINTON MACOMB COUNTY, MICHIGAN ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2020-21 FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM 2020-21 AND HOME FUNDS
The Township of Clinton has been allocated $611,503.00 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Additionally, the Township anticipates receiving approximately $328,533.00 of Home Investment Partnership Funds through the HOME Consortium. Also, the Township has received 2019 Program Income of approximately $35,000 in the current federal fiscal year which will be reapplied to the Housing Rehabilitation Program and 2019 Program Income from Heritage Estates in the amount of approximately $45,000 which is included in the programming proposed below.
If the amount of program income varies from the estimates used in planning this budget, the “Administration/Planning” activity will be increased/decreased such that the Administrative budget does not exceed 20% of the overall budget. The Public Service Activities will be increased/decreased the appropriate percentage to set those activities’ budget at 15% of the overall budget. Finally, the budget for the Sewer Lead Repairs/Footing Drain Disconnects activity will be increased/decreased to offset the remaining difference from the anticipated budget.
The primary national objective of the HUD grant is the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment as well as expanding economic opportunities for persons of low- and moderate-income. Consistent with this objective, the Township of Clinton proposes the following budget be established for the administration of the CDBG Program for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT 2020-21 BUDGET
Administration/Planning $ 111,300
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing $ 8,000
Public Service Activities
Macomb Community Action - Senior Home Chore Program $ 12,500
Clinton Township Parks & Recreation Program $ 74,475
CARE House $ 4,500
Turning Point $ 2,700
MCREST $ 1,500
Macomb Warming Center $ 2,700
Housing Rehabilitation $ 250,000
DPW – Sewer Lead Repairs/Footing Drain Disconnects $ 108,728
DPW – Reid Park ADA Accessibility Improvements $ 50,000
Senior Center – Vestibule Improvements $ 18,000
Senior Center – Patio Improvements $ 7,000
TOTAL PROJECT EXPENDITURES: $ 656,503
CLINTON TOWNSHIP ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2020-21
Commencing June 1st, 2020, the proposed Action Plan 2020-21 will be available for public review and comment for 15 days at the Clinton Township Department of Planning and Community Development, Civic Center Administration Building, 40700 Romeo Plank Road, Clinton Township, Michigan 48038.
MACOMB COUNTY HOME CONSORTIUM
The Township of Clinton expects to receive $328,533.00 from HUD for its share of the anticipated $1,729,122.00 HOME Program allotment to the Macomb County HOME Consortium. The Consortium operates under a cooperative agreement between the County of Macomb, the Charter Township of Clinton, the City of Sterling Heights and the City of Roseville. The County of Macomb is the lead agency and recipient of the funds. The Township of Clinton’s goals for the HOME partnership are: the encouragement of home ownership among very low-, low- and moderate-income households by providing opportunities to purchase affordable, decent, safe and sanitary housing; preservation of existing single-family housing stock; preservation of existing single-family neighborhoods, and development of cooperative efforts to provide shelter, support services and homelessness prevention services for the homeless.
2020 MACOMB HOME CONSORTIUM PROGRAM ACTIVITIES
This Program provides decent, affordable new housing to low- and moderate-income persons and includes housing rehabilitation.
2020 HOME BUDGET $ 328,533
2020 HOME Entitlement for Clinton Township.
Projects include: Homeowner Rehabilitation
and New Construction. $295,680
HOME Administration – Clinton Township 9,856
HOME Administration – County Share 22,997
The budgets for all proposed activities will be proportionally increased or decreased from the estimated funding levels to match actual allocation amounts.
Written comments regarding Clinton Township’s proposed Annual Action Plan 2020-21 will be accepted until June 15th, 2020 at:
Charter Township of Clinton
Department of Planning and Community Development
40700 Romeo Plank Road
Clinton Township, Michigan 48038
If you have any questions you may contact Mr. Matt Wallace – Assistant Director of the Clinton Township Department of Planning and Community Development at (586) 723-8084 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments may also be sent to this e-mail address.
In addition to making the plan available for public comment, Clinton Township has scheduled a public hearing for residents to share their questions and comments on the proposed CDBG and HOME Budgets. This public hearing will take place at the:
Township Board Meeting to be held Monday, June 1st at 6:30 pm and conducted by electronic means only.
Please read the information below to attend:
As a result of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan’s Governor issued Emergency Order 2020-15 authorizing remote participation in public meetings in order to avoid person-to-person contact.
Prior to the current Board meeting, a dedicated email address has been established directing your emails to all seven Board Members which allows you to contact them via email to provide your input with regard to the upcoming agenda, and ask questions prior to the meeting. The email is email@example.com.
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Township Board Meeting June 1, 2020
Mon, June 1, 2020 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT)
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