CDBG-DR Amendment #2
Amendment #2 to CDBG-DR Action Plan
An amendment to the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Action Plan is currently being proposed. In Amendment #2, the City will be deleting two of its original proposed activities, and reducing funds for a third activity identified in the approved Action Plan. The reduced funds will be used to create a new activity.
The Downtown Infrastructure project is being removed as this will now be funded through other sources. The CDBG-DR funds are being appropriated to assist the parking garages which support the Imagine Minot Affordable Rental Project. These changes can be seen by clicking on the link below.
The Voluntary Acquisition of Flood Properties Project will have funds reallocated to a new and separate Demolition of Flooded Properties Activity. This new activity will address the need to clear properties purchased under the Voluntary Acquisition of Flooded Properties Program.
The CDM Smith Project Delivery Activity is being removed as a standalone activity and reallocated accordingly to each of the specific activities.
Citizen participation is an essential component of the Citywide planning effort. The City of Minot strongly encourages public participation in identifying needs and the use of CDBG Disaster Recovery Funding. Citizens and other interested parties are invited to comment on Amendment #2.
A formal public comment period is currently underway. Comments will be accepted until November 30, 2012. Comments may be submitted via email to www.minotrecoveryinfo.com or by mail to Public Information Officer, PO Box 5006, Minot North Dakota, 58702-5006.
CDBG-DR Amendment #2 (document)
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CDBG-DR Amendment #2-Attachment A
COFM_Amendment #2 - Table Final (document)
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COFM_Amendment 2_Table 2_Final_121912.pdf
Amendment A to proposed CDBG-DR Action Plan (document)
Amendment to proposed CDBG-DR Action Plan
An amendment has been made to the proposed Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funding provided to the City of Minot. The amendment eliminates funding for the 3rd Street Sewer System project (a total of $905,000) and places this funding towards the City's Master Lift Station, a critical component of flood recovery.
For additional details see the posted information below.
Posted on 8/21/2012
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COFM_Amendment 1 (3) (2)_082112.pdf
Attachment related to CDBG-DR Action Plan Amendment (document)
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COFM_Amendment 1-Attachment A_082112.pdf
Final Action Plan for City of Minot use of CDBG-DR funding (document)
In mid-July 2012, the Minot City Council approved the City's Action Plan for use of more than $67.5 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funding. These dollars from the federal government's Department of Housing and Urban Development are to be used by regions to address urgent needs, assist low- to moderate-income earners recover or remove slums or blight in neighborhoods.
The City of Minot's CDBG-DR Action Plan details projects for rehabilitation, reconstruction or acquisition of homeowner properties, as well as provide assistance for rental units and improve flooded infrastructure.
To read the entire Plan click on the link below.
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COFM_CDBGDR Final Action Plan_7.16.12.pdf
Citizen Participation Plan for CDBG-DR funds (document)
Citizen Participation Plan
A Citizen Participation Plan that outlines how residents can participate in the process of developing the Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funds was developed by the City of Minot and approved by the City Council in May 2012.
One component of the plan includes the City of Minot posting its Action Plan for disaster recovery on the official City website.
To read the entire Citizen Participation Plan click on the link below.
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COFM_CDBG Citizen Participation Plan_050812.pdf
April Federal Register (document)
Federal Register lays out Rules for CDBG-DR use
In mid-April the U.S. government published in the Federal Register the official requirements, guidelines and allocations for the City of Minot's Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds. With this publication the City of Minot has 90 days to formulate and approve an Action Plan for the roughly $67.5 million in 2012 CDBG-DR funds.
"We've been taking all the necessary steps in the three months since CDBG-DR dollars were first announced, but this publication of the Federal Register gives us the official and final ruling on guidelines for use of these funds," said Cindy Hemphill, City of Minot finance director. "We are just a few days away from putting our Citizen Participation Plan before the City Council and we expect to be hiring a consulting firm soon that will handle much of the administrative services associated with these dollars."
According to the Federal Register, before the City of Minot can use these funds they have to submit a plan detailing their proposed use including the criteria for eligibility and how particular activities will address long-term recovery. This constitutes an Action Plan.
For additional details related to the CDBG-DR funds go to the posted news story on this site.
To view the 17-page Federal Register document that explains the allocations, waivers and alternative requirements for CDBG-DR grantees click on the link below.
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April 16 2012 Federal Register on CDBG-DR_042312.pdf
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