The City of Poughkeepsie has completed a Draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the 2012 program year. The document identifies all Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS Grant (HOPWA) funded activities from 3/1/12 to 2/28/13. The 2012 CAPER will be available for public review and comment for a fifteen (15) day period from 11/25/13 to 12/9/13 at the Office of Community Development, City Hall, City of Poughkeepsie and on the City’s website at www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com. Written comments may be sent to Paul Hesse, Community Development Director, City of Poughkeepsie, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. All written comments received will be included in the final CAPER submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The City of Poughkeepsie is accepting Requests for Funding for 2014 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from eligible non-profit organizations. Eligible activities must meet the National Objective primarily benefiting low and moderate income City of Poughkeepsie residents and the priorities outlined in the 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan. Applications may be obtained at the Social Development Office, City Hall, 2nd Floor, or on the City’s website www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com or by calling 845-451-4046 and an application will be mailed to you. Applications are available commencing on Friday, September 13, 2013.
A Public Hearing will be held on Thursday October 10, 2013 at 4:00pm in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, Poughkeepsie, NY. This hearing is to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on activities they believe should be funded with the 2014 Community Development Block Grant funds. All comments at the public hearing will be taken into consideration when preparing the Draft 2014 Action Plan. Applications must be submitted to Paul Hesse, Social Development Director, City of Poughkeepsie, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 no later than 4:00pm on November 4, 2013.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
2013-2017 CONSOLIDATED PLAN
The Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development, division of Community Development and Housing, and the City of Poughkeepsie Office of Social Development are holding public meetings for comments on the working draft of the Executive Summary and the Strategic Plan of the 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan which establishes the priorities for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Programs. The County and City may receive approximately $2.3 million dollars annually through these programs over the next five years and priorities established in this Plan will direct the allocation of these resources to programs and projects that will benefit low and moderate-income persons. We invite all interested parties to attend one of the following public meetings to have input into the establishment of these priorities:
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.
Dutchess County Department of Planning & Development
Main Conference Room, 2nd Floor
27 High Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County
Farm & Home Center
2715 Route 44
Millbrook, NY 12545
CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.
Public Safety Building
Community Room, 1st Floor
505 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
The working draft of the Executive Summary and the Strategic Plan are available at the Community Development website at: http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/Planning/PLhousing.htm.
Persons requiring special assistance in attending these sessions, such as sign interpreters, foreign language interpreters and/or assistance with mobility, must contact Elizabeth Doyle at (845) 486-3600 for the Dutchess County meetings or Linda MacIsaac at (845) 451-4021 for the City of Poughkeepsie meeting by Monday, July 23, 2012 so such assistance can be arranged. Other questions can be directed to Elizabeth Doyle at (845) 486-3600 or [email protected] or Linda MacIsaac, Community Development Director at (845) 451-4021 or [email protected].