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PUBLIC NOTICESubstantial Amendment to the FY2018-19 Action PlanFeb 12, 2019
The City of Margate is an entitlement recipient of federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. In FY2018 the City was awarded $352,928.00. The City adopted this allocation on July 3, 2018 by Resolution. The allocation of funds was to be for the following activities:
Purchase Assistance $141,171.00This strategy will provide purchase assistance to eligible homebuyers to purchase their primary residence in the City of Margate.
Residential Rehabilitation (Minor Home Repair) $141,171.00This strategy will provide rehabilitation assistance to homeowners in the City of Margate for mitigation and hardening.
Program Administration $70,586.00This project will provide general management, oversight, and coordination of the program.
In accordance with 24 CFR 91.505 and the 2018 Margate Citizen Participation Plan, the City of Margate is submitting a Substantial Amendment to the FY2018-19 Action Plan based on a decrease in the budgeted amount for the individual Action Plan projects of thirty percent (30%) or more. The FY2018-9 allocation will now be $167,202.00. The allocation of funds will be for the following activities:
Purchase Assistance $53,676.19This strategy will provide purchase assistance to eligible homebuyers to purchase their primary residence in the City of Margate. This activity will be allocated at a minimum of $53,676.19.
Residential Rehabilitation (Minor Home Repair) $80,085.77This strategy will provide rehabilitation assistance to homeowners in the City of Margate for mitigation and hardening. This activity will not exceed $80,085.77.
Program Administration $33,440.04This project will provide general management, oversight, and coordination of the program.
A detailed description of the proposed Substantial Amendment including specifics on budgetary changes is located at the Grants Manager, City Manager’s Office, City of Margate, 5790 Margate Boulevard, FL 33063, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 pm – Monday through Thursday. In addition, the Substantial Amendment has been posted to the City’s website at http://margatefl.com/.
Federal regulations require for the City provide the public with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any Substantial Amendments in accordance with 24 CFR 91.10. The 30-day comment period will commence on February 12, 2019 and end on March 15, 2019.
The public is encouraged to comment upon the proposed Substantial Amendment by submitting written comments to Grants Manager, City Manager’s Office, City of Margate, 5790 Margate Boulevard, FL 33063, or email@example.com. Prior to the adoption, the City of Margate will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed amendment. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 during the City Commission meeting in Council Chambers at Margate City Hall at 5790 Margate Boulevard, Margate FL 33063. Interested parties are encouraged to attend and participate.
The City of Margate will consider any comments or views of residents, agencies, or other interested parties received in writing or orally at Public Hearings, in preparation of the Final Amendment. A summary of these comments will be included in the final documents. For additional information please contact Tanya Ward Benjamin, Grants Manager, at 954-935-5331 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), OF 1990, ALL PERSONS REQUIRING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION AT THIS MEETING BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY, PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT, OR ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEFICIENCY, TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE MEETINGS, SHOULD CONTACT THE GRANTS OFFICE, AT THE CITY OF MARGATE LOCATED AT, 5790 MARGATE BOULEVARD, FL 33063 OR VIA TELEPHONE AT 954-935-5331 AT LEAST FIVE CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING, SO THAT ASSISTANCE CAN BE PROVIDED. THIS DOCUMENT MAY BE REQUESTED IN AN ALTERNATE FORMAT BY CONTACTING THE GRANTS OFFICE, AT THE CITY OF MARGATE LOCATED AT 5790 MARGATE BOULEVARD, FL 33063 OR VIA TELEPHONE AT 954-935-5331
Publish: Sun Sentinel Tuesday, February 12, 2019