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Henry County Community Development Block Grant

FY15 Annual Action Plan PDF

PUBLIC NOTICE

Henry County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program announces the publication of proposed amendments of the Henry County Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Annual Action Plan as part of the FY 2012-2016 Consolidated Plan of Community and Housing Development objectives and proposed use of funds for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Henry County proposes that the federal fiscal year 2013 Annual Action Plan be amended, in accordance with its Citizen Participation Plan and the regulations governing the CDBG Program.  The amendments listed herein are proposed for public review and comment.  A thirty (30) day public comment period shall be in effect from Saturday, August 15 thru Monday, September 14, 2015.  Any comments on the proposed amendments must be received in writing by 5:00 pm Monday, September 14, 2015, at the address listed below:

Henry County Board of Commissioners
Community Development Department
140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA  30253
E-mail: CDBGProgram@co.henry.ga.us

Public Hearing

Residents are encouraged to attend and participate in the public hearing to assist the County in finalizing its amendments to the 2013 Annual Action Plan.  Comments received by the Community Development Department prior to the public hearing will be provided to the Henry County Board of Commissioners.  The Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 starting at 6:30 pm.  The Board of Commissioners will consider approval of the amendments following the public hearing.

The public hearing will be held in the Community Room of the Henry County Administration Building, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia, 30253.  The building is handicap accessible. Persons requiring special accommodations can make arrangements by contacting the Henry County Government Community Development Department, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253 (770-288-7525).  The County TDD number is (770) 288-6819.

For residents unable to attend and participate in the public hearings, written comments on the proposed amendments to the 2013 Annual Action Plans may be submitted to the above address.

Copies of the 2013 Annual Action Plan proposed amendments are available for review at the following locations:

  • Henry County Administration Building - 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
  • Heritage Senior Center - 1050 Florence McGarity Boulevard, McDonough, GA 30252
  • Hidden Valley Senior Center - 600 Spraggins Memorial Parkway, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Fairview Recreation Center - 35 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • J.P. Moseley Recreation Center - 1041 Miller's Mill Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Locust Grove Recreation Center - 10 Cleveland Street, Locust Grove, GA 30248
  • McDonough Public Library - 1001 Florence McGarity Boulevard, McDonough, GA 30252
  • Fairview Public Library - 28 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Fortson (Hampton) Public Library - 61 McDonough Street, Hampton, GA 30228
  • Cochran (Stockbridge) Public Library - 174 Burke Street, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • McDonough City Hall - 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA 30253
  • Locust Grove City Hall - 3644 Highway 42, Locust Grove, GA 30248
  • Hampton City Hall - 17 East Main Street S., Hampton, GA 30228
  • Stockbridge City Hall - 4640 North Henry Boulevard, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Henry County CDBG Website

PUBLIC NOTICE

Annual Action Plan Amendments

FISCAL YEAR 2013 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
Reprogram Add
City of Stockbridge Public Facilities/Infrastructure Improvements Community Pool City of Stockbridge Public Facilities/ Infrastructure Improvements Clarke and Memorial Parks Inclusive Playgrounds
($150,000.00) $150,000.00


PUBLIC NOTICE
Public Input Requested for Henry County
Proposed FY2014 Consolidated Annual
Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Draft FY2014 CAPER as of 8/27/2015PDF

Henry County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program announces the release of the draft federal fiscal year 2014 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  The CAPER provides the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the residents of Henry County an opportunity to evaluate the overall progress of the CDBG Program in carrying out priorities and specific objectives identified in the FY 2012-2016 Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plans. It also describes actions, changes and accomplishments during the 2014 Program Year resulting from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funded through HUD.

Henry County proposes that the federal fiscal year 2014 CAPER be approved, in accordance with its Citizen Participation Plan and the regulations of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which govern the CDBG Program.  The County encourages all residents and other interested parties to review the draft FY 2014 CAPER and submit their written comments during the fifteen (15) day public comment period which shall be in effect from Saturday, August 29, 2015 thru Monday, September 14, 2015.  A receipt of all comments received will be submitted in the FY 2014 CAPER to HUD on or about Monday, September 28, 2015.  Written comments on the draft CAPER must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 14, 2015, at the address listed below:

Henry County Board of Commissioners
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA  30253
E-mail: CDBGProgram@co.henry.ga.us

Citizens are encouraged to attend and participate in the Public Hearing and are invited to make their verbal comments regarding the FY14 CAPER during the Public Hearing. 

Date and Time

Meeting Type

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

BOC Public Hearing

The Board of Commissioners will consider approval and submission to HUD of the FY 2015 CAPER during its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 starting at 6:30 p.m. at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253. 

The Public Hearing will be held in the Community Meeting Room of the Henry County Administration Building, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia, 30253.  The building is handicap accessible.  Persons requiring special accommodations can make arrangements by contacting the Henry County Government Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253 (770-288-7525).  The Henry County TDD number is 770- 288-6819.

Copies of the draft FY 2014 CAPER are available for review at the following locations:

  • Henry County Web site: www.co.henry.ga.us/CDBG/
  • Henry County Administration Building- 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
  • Heritage Senior Center- 1050 Florence McGarity Boulevard, McDonough, GA 30252
  • Hidden Valley Senior Center- 600 Spraggins Memorial Parkway, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Fairview Recreation Center- 35 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • J.P. Moseley Recreation Center- 1041 Miller's Mill Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Locust Grove Recreation Center- 10 Cleveland Street, Locust Grove, GA 30248
  • McDonough Public Library- 1001 Florence McGarity Boulevard, McDonough, GA 30252
  • Fairview Public Library- 28 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Fortson (Hampton) Public Library- 61 McDonough Road, Hampton, GA 30228
  • Cochran (Stockbridge) Public Library- 174 Burke Street, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • McDonough City Hall- 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA 30253
  • Locust Grove City Hall- 3644 Highway 42, Locust Grove, GA 30248
  • Hampton City Hall- 17 East Main Street S., Hampton, GA 30228
  • Stockbridge City Hall- 4640 North Henry Boulevard, Stockbridge, GA 30281   

 



What is the Community Development Block Grant Program?

The primary goal of CDBG is to develop and strengthen viable urban communities by providing decent housing and suitable living environments principally for low- and moderate-income persons and/or households.

CDBG-funded projects and services must meet one of the Programs’ National Objectives:

  • Provide a benefit to low/moderate income persons.
  • Eliminate or prevent slums and blight.
  • Meet an urgent community need of recent origin that threatens the health or welfare of residents.

The following are considered eligible CDBG activities:

  • PUBLIC SERVICES
    • Senior Services
    • Handicapped Access
    • Youth Services
    • Health Services
  • PUBLIC INFRASTUCTURE
    • Sidewalk Improvements
    • Waterline Improvements
    • Street Improvements
    • Sewer Improvements
    • Drainage Improvements
  • PUBLIC FACILITIES
    • Senior Center
    • Youth Centers
    • Neighborhood Facilities
    • Child Care Facilities
    • Historic Preservation
    • Parks & Recreation Facilities
    • Health Facilities
    • Parking Facilities
  • PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
    • Job Creation & Retention
    • Business Improvements
    • Acquisition
    • Loans
  • HOUSING
    • Housing Rehabilitation
    • Affordable Housing
    • Rental Assistance
    • Down Payment Assistance
    • Rental Rehabilitation
    • Emergency Shelter

The following activities may Not be assisted with CDBG funds:

  • Buildings (or portions thereof) utilized for the General Conduct of Government (unless the proposed activity is related to ADA compliance being the removal of material or architectural barriers that limit the accessibility of elderly persons or adults with severe disabilities (§570.208(a)(2(ii));
  • General Government Expenses - required to carry out the regular responsibilities of general local government; and
  • Political Activities - the use of CDBG funds to finance facilities or equipment for political purposes or to engage in other partisan political activities, such as candidates’ forums, voter transportation, or voter registration is not eligible.

The following activities will generally Not be assisted with CDBG funds:

  • Purchase of Equipment - for example, construction, fixtures, motor vehicles, furnishings and other  personal property not an integral structural fixture is generally ineligible;
  • Operating and Maintenance Expenses – any expense associated with repairing, operating or maintaining public facilities, improvements and services in ineligible. Examples of ineligible operating and maintenance include:  the maintenance and repair of publically owned streets (filling of pot holes in streets, repairing of cracks in sidewalks, replacement of expended street light bulbs), parks (the mowing of recreational areas), water and sewer facilities, neighborhood facilities, senior centers, centers for persons with disabilities;
  • Payment of staff salaries, utility costs and similar expenses necessary for the operation of public works and facilities;
  • New Housing Construction – the construction of new permanent residential structures or for any program to subsidize or assist such new construction is ineligible except:
  • When carried out by an entity pursuant to §570.204(a)
  • Income payments – any series of subsistence - type grant payments, such as Housing allowances, food, clothing or utilities.

 

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