2020/2021 CDBG AMENDED ACTION PLAN
CDBG COVID FUNDING
The City of Sebastian is adopting and Amended 2020/2021 Annual Action Plan for entitlement Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) requirements. The City is seeking input from potential stakeholders and the public on the needs of low-income citizens. Approximately $166,378 of CDBG CV (CARES/HEROES) funding is available to the City for improvements that benefit low-to-moderate income citizens of the City and that prepare for, respond to, or prevent COVID. These funds would be added to the 20/21 Action Plan Budget. These funds must be used for one of the following purposes:
1. To benefit low-to-moderate income persons; or
2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or
3. To meet other community development needs of a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community, AND must
4. Prepare for, prevent, or respond to COVID.
A public hearing will be held on July 23, 6:00pm or as soon as may be heard thereafter in City Hall Chambers on 1225 Main Street, Sebastian Florida, 32958 for community organizations and the public to provide input into the action plan at the public hearing and during the comment 5-day period that follows. A draft plan has been developed based upon those comments. Activities proposed include housing repairs for veterans, elderly and special needs, sidewalks and pedestrian malls within the Community Redevelopment Area, and Parks and Recreation Improvements in LMI areas.
The public is invited to review the draft amended action plan posted on the web at www.CityofSebastian.org or to view hard copy by contacting Ms. Lisa Frazier, Community Development Director at phone: (772) 388-8228 or email: email@example.com. By HUD way of HUD waivers concerning CDBG CV dollars, written comments can be provided to Ms. Lisa Frazier by July 29, 2021.