Community Development Block Grant

Notice of Public Comment Period and Public Hearing
On the City’s CDBG Annual Action Plan and Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

 

The City of Coeur d’Alene has drafted an annual action plan for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the plan year 2017. The City is receiving CDBG funds in the amount of $301,850.00 for the plan year beginning April 1, 2017. The draft Annual Action plan will be available for review and comment for a period of at least 15 days, beginning July 17, 2017. 

The City of Coeur d’Alene has also drafted its Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) in review of its Plan Year 2016 use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.  The draft Annual CAPER is available for review and comment for period of 15 days from July 17, 2017 to August 1, 2017.  Both draft documents are available on the City’s website – www.cdaid.org  under the Residents tab then click on “CDBG” or in person at City Hall, 710 E. Mullan Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814.

Additionally, a public workshop will be held to obtain community input on the Annual Action Plan for PY2017.  The workshop is scheduled for July 24, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Library Community Room, 702 E. Front Street, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814. 

The public hearing to consider any and all public comments will be held in the Library Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene, Idaho at a regular meeting of the City Council on August 1, 2017 at the hour of 6:00 p.m.

The workshop and hearing will be held in a facility that is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Special accommodations will be available, upon request; requests to be made five (5) days prior to the hearing.  For more information, contact the Renata McLeod at (208) 769-2231.

Verbal and written comments will be accepted beginning July 17, 2017 through August 1, 2017.  Written comments should be submitted to Renata McLeod, 208-769-2231, City Hall, 710 E. Mullan Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

 






Background

The City of Coeur d'Alene began receiving a direct allocation of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant funding in 2008. These funds must be utilized in meeting the National Objectives, which include the following:

  • Aid in the prevention or elimination of slum and blight; or
  • Benefit to low and moderate-income persons;
  • Aid in the prevention or elimination of slum and blight; or
  • Meet a certain community development need having a particular urgency.

The City of Coeur d'Alene Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program receives approximately $300,000.00 each year. Please refer to the current year Action Plan for specific funding information. The City determines projects for funding under the grant through a combination of formal and informal processes:

  1. For each year's funding allocation City Staff identifies projects that would meet goals established in the City's Five-year Consolidated Plan. Those projects are proposed in the City's Annual Action Plan, and are presented to the public for review and comment as part of the required citizen participation process.
  2. The City makes available a predetermined amount of funding to be awarded through a competitive grant process. Applications are solicited from the community and reviewed by an ad hoc Committee who makes recommendations to the City Council for final approval.
  3. The City accepts, reviews, and considers requests for funding from community members, organizations, developers, businesses, et al regarding the priorities set forth in the Consolidated Plan. The City has an open door policy regarding discussion of large projects and determination of the priority of funding.

The City of Coeur d'Alene has a consolidated plan that will be updated every 3-5 years, which outlines the needs for our community and establishes goals and benchmarks for the program. Additionally, an annual action plan will be prepared, demonstrating what projects/programs will be funded each year. The City has prepared a citizen participation plan, which outlines public comment periods and methods of amending the Consolidated Plan, and Annual Action Plan.

Below you will find links to the above-noted documents, as well as additional useful information. The City has contracted with Panhandle Area Council (PAC) to provide grant admninistration services. PAC staff is available to answer questions or provide one-on-one technical assistance to discuss particular funding proposals and/or how to complete an application. The main contact person is Sherri Wastweet via phone at (208) 772-0584, ext. 3023, or e-mail at swastweet@pacni.org.  Panhandle Area Council is located at 11100 N. Airport Drive, Hayden, Idaho, 83835.

Program Information


2015

       -  2015 Action Plan
       - 2015 CAPER Report
     

2014

2013

2012

2011 Documents

2010 Documents

2009 Documents

2008 Documents

CDBG-R Documents 2009

CDBG Archive