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Community Development Block Grant

Carson City is an Entitlement Community under the federal CDBG program. As such, Carson City receives an annual allocation of funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to distribute to non-profit organizations and government agencies for qualifying public service and capital improvement projects.  The Annual Action Plan and 5-year Consolidated Plan describes how Carson City will spend those funds. 

Greenhouse Project

Greenhouse photo 2012
 

2014-2015 CDBG Application Process

The application deadline for the 2014 grant cycle was January 17, 2014.  A public meeting was held in February 2014 to interview the applicants and make funding recommendations.  These recommendations were presented to the Board of Supervisors at the March 6, 2014 meeting, where the Board made a preliminary decision on CDBG funding allocations and opened a 30-day comment period from April 1-30 to review Carson City's Draft 2014-15 Annual Action Plan and draft 5-year Consolidated Plan.  On May 1, 2014 the Board of Supervisors will make their final decision on the funding allocations.  The 2014-15 Annual Action Plan and 5-year Consolidated Plan will be forwarded to HUD by May 15, 2014.

Carson City's 5-Year Consolidated Plan (2014-2018)

On May 1, 2014 the Board of Supervisors will approve the 5-year Consolidated Plan to implement HUD programs associated with the CDBG program and to forward the plans to HUD.  The plan is currently under review and will be open for comments from April 1-April 30, 2014.

2014-2018 Draft Consolidated Plan

Annual Action Plan

The Action Plan is a summary of the annual objectives that Carson City expects to achieve during the forthcoming program year.  The plans describe the activities to be undertaken by the City, the CDBG funding recommendations, affordable housing goals, homeless needs activities, barriers to affordable housing, and community development objectives.  The Annual Action Plan is approved by the Board of Supervisors and forwarded to HUD for their final approval.

2009 Annual Action Plan
2010 Annual Action Plan
2011 Annual Action Plan
2012 Annual Action Plan
2013 Annual Action Plan
2014 Draft Annual Action Plan

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The CAPER explains how a jurisdiction is carrying out its housing and community development strategies, projects, and activities.

2007-08 CAPER
2008-09 CAPER
2009-10 CAPER
2010-11 CAPER
2011-12 CAPER
2012-13 CAPER

2014 CDBG Funding Allocations

The  Board of Supervisors made a preliminary decision on funding allocations at the March 6, 2014 meeting:

Community Counseling Center    $54,444
FISH-Jeanell Drive Building Renovation    $20,743
Carson City Public Works/ADA Sidewalk Improvements-Northeast Carson City    $190,183
Ventana Sierra-Youth Housing and Resource Initiative    $25,000
Planning and Administration    $72,592

A final decision will be made at the May 1, 2014 Board of Supervisors meeting

CDBG-R Recovery Act Plan Amendment

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 allocated an additional $118,516 to Carson City for the CDBG program, known as the CDBG-R allocation. Following is a link to download the amendment to the 2008-09 Action Plan describing the proposed activities for these funds.

CDBG-R Action Plan Amendment (PDF)
CDBG-R Activity Data Spreadsheet (MS Excel document)

Downloads

2014-2015 Application with instructions (Word)
2014-2015 Application with instructions (pdf)  pdf fill-in form
Request for Reimbursement form (pdf) (Word) (excel)
Quarterly Report and Project Benefits form 2013 (pdf)  (Word)

For More Information:

For more information on the CDBG program and eligibility requirements, visit the HUD website at http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/communitydevelopment/programs/index.cfm.

Or contact:
Janice Brod, Grants Program Coordinator
Planning Division
(775) 283-7069
jbrod@carson.org

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