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CITY OF LORAIN, OH
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AND HOME
SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT FOR THE REALLOCATION OF FUNDS OF THE 2019, 2020 AND 2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLANS
The City is recommending the following proposed changes to the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Annual Action Plans. An in person public hearing will be Monday, June 6, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. at Lorain City Hall, Council Chambers, 200 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052.
This meeting will also be available via live stream at the following website: http://destinyhosted.com/agenda_publish.cfm?id=56724. The public hearing will commence at 4:30 p.m. with an initial presentation lasting until approximately 4:45 p.m. To make a comment or to ask questions regarding the substantial amendment, residents watching via live stream will be able to communicate directly with the City staff by emailing Robyn_Davey@cityoflorain.org or calling 440-752-0310.
A 30 day comment period will begin upon the advertisement of the amendment. During this comment period, the City will consider any comments or views of citizens received in writing, e-mail, or verbally at the public hearing. Comments will be included as an attachment to the amendment.
The City of Lorain’s Citizen Participation Plan in 2019, 2020 and 2021 Annual Action Plans requires a Substantial Amendment in order to carry out an activity not previously included in the action plans. The process to approve this amendment to the action plans is as follows: (a) Not carry out an activity that was described in the Consolidated Plan; (b) Carry out activity not previously identified in the Consolidated Plan; or (c) Substantially changing the purpose is defined as the project being categorized as a different CDBG, HOME, or other program activity, a change in scope presents a twenty percent (20%) difference in the budgeted amount of a program activity, and a change in location is defined as different census tract area.
The 2019, 2020 and 2021 Annual Action Plans are proposing to amend the following projects:
Reallocation of funds for (2019, 2020 and 2021): $1,304,018.75
$ TO REALLOCATE FROM THESE ACTIVITIES
Down Payment Assistance
Urban League (Housing Counseling)
Main Street Lorain
Public Service Pocket Program
Church of the Open Door
SBS Clearance & Demo
Clearance & Demo
Local Business Relief Emergency Grants
Homeowner Occupied Rehab - Elderly
$ REALLOCATED TO THESE ACTIVITIES
Emergency Home Repair
Public Facility Improvements/Parks
Harrison Cultural Community Centre
Oakwood Park Pool Facilities
Oakwood Pool Facilities Improvements
Pawlak Park Improvements
Park & Recreation Facility Improvements
Oakwood Bathhouse Rehab
Homeowner Occupied Rehab
Inquiries and comments concerning the Substantial Amendment can be conveyed by contacting the City staff at: Department of Building, Housing, and Planning, 200 West Erie Avenue, 5th Floor, Lorain, OH 44052, Telephone: (440) 204-2020, Fax: (440) 204-2080, Matt_Kusznir@cityoflorain.org