Mar 29: Northampton CDBG Public Hearing

CITY OF NORTHAMPTON

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

2022 DRAFT ANNUAL ACTION PLAN PUBLIC HEARING

On or about July 1, 2022, the City of Northampton will receive approximately $693,839 in CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the 2022-2023 program year. Unexpended funds of approximately $208,648.11 from the prior years will also be available. Activities must benefit persons of low and moderate-income or aid in the elimination of slums and blight. The program proposes to fund the following activities to address priorities identified in the City’s 5-Year Consolidated Plan and the 2022 Draft Annual Action Plan.

6:00 PM, Tue. 3/29/22, Hearing Room, City Hall, 210 Main St, 2nd Fl., Northampton, MA

Virtual for viewing only https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81469722034 or call (929) 436-2866 (#814 6972 2034)

Economic Development

$ 50,000.00

-Microenterprise Technical Assistance

$ 50,000.00

Housing

$ 385,482.00

-Prospect Place Acquisition (Bridge Road Nursing Home)

$ 285,482.00

-Housing Rehab Administration and Indirect Costs

$ 15,027.00

-Housing Rehab Hard Costs

$ 84,973.00

Planning and Administration

$ 138,767.00

Public Facilities

$ 224,163.11

-Ryan Road Elementary School Playground ADA Improvements

$ 29,434.00

-Forbes Library Bathroom ADA Improvements

$ 37,250.00

-Community Resilience Hub Improvements

$ 157,479.11

Public Services

$ 104,075.00

-9 projects by 7 agencies addressing community resource access, literacy, employment readiness, legal aid to prevent homelessness, youth mentoring, food access, and shelters for the homeless.

$ 104,075.00

2022 to 2023 HUD Estimated Award

$693,839.00

Estimated Carry-Over Funds

$208,648.11

Total Available

$902,487.11


A copy of the draft plan will be available on March 29, 2022 at https://northamptonma.gov/2083/CDBG-funding

Comments will be taken until April 29, 2022 by Keith Benoit, Community Development Planner at (413) 587-1288 or kbenoit@northamptonma.gov