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Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Partnership Region

Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Partnership Region

Consisting of: Butts, Clayton, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Lamar and Spalding Assistance to those homeless due to the impact of COVID-19 and providing Rapid Rehousing and Emergency Shelter (hotel/motel vouchers)

For assistance in Clayton, Fayette, Henry and Spalding counties: Connecting Henry 770-288-6230

For assistance in Butts, Henry, Jasper and Lamar counties: Haven House 770-954-1008

Assistance made possible by Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) supplement CARES funding awarded to Henry County by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA)

Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Partnership Regio  Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Partnership Regio

CDBG FY2021-2022 Applications:

CDBG FY2021-2022

This notice serves to announce that Henry County has posted its Fiscal Years 2021 and 2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act applications online at: 

Click the CDBG Applications Tab Below

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Community Development

140 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253
Director
: Shannan Sagnot
Email: ssagnot@co.henry.ga.us

Draft 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan & 2020 Annual Action Plan
 

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:

  • Senior Services
  • Handicapped Access
  • Youth Services
  • Health Services
  • Sidewalk Improvements
  • Waterline Improvements
  • Street Improvements
  • Sewer Improvements
  • Drainage Improvements
  • Senior Center
  • Youth Centers
  • Neighborhood Facilities
  • Child Care Facilities
  • Historic Preservation
  • Parks & Recreation Facilities
  • Health Facilities
  • Parking Facilities
  • Job Creation & Retention
  • Business Improvements
  • Acquisition
  • Loans
  • 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.

Public Notices

Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Action Plan Amendment

Henry County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)Program announces a proposed amendment to its Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020Annual Action Plan as part of the FFY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, in accordance with its Citizen Participation Plan and the regulations governing the CDBG Program.The amendment listedherein is proposed for public review and comment.

A public comment period is in effect for Monday, February 22, thru Monday, March 15, 2021.Residents are encouraged to assist the County in finalizing its amendment to the 2020 Annual Action Plan by submitting written comments and or by participating in the public hearing. Written comments on the proposed amendments are requested by 5:00 pm Monday, March 15, 2021 to the Community Development Department at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253 or via E-mail at CDBGProgram@co.henry.ga.us. Comments received 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, March 16, 2021 starting at 6:30 pm.  The Board of Commissioners will consider approval of the amendment following the public hearing.  The public hearing will be held virtually via Webex at the link below.  *To participate via video conference, please sign up by emailing the County Clerk, Stephanie Braun at: sbraun@co.henry.ga.us no later than Monday, March 15, 2021 by noon (12:00 p.m.) Each individual making a public comment will be given five (5) minutes to address the proposed amendments.

Once you have emailed to sign up to speak, you will be emailed an invite to join as an “attendee” from our Henry County Technical Services Department.  Once you have entered the meeting you will be placed in a “waiting room” until the appropriate time to discuss the proposed amendments, at which time you will be moved over to a meeting “panelist” allowing you to address the Board of Commissioners.

Join as an attendee:
https://hencoga.webex.com/hencoga/onstage/g.php?MTID=e94fff2c25cbdd0fdcd20629e6f478be3

Join the audio conference only: To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the event, or call 1-408-418-9388 (United States Toll) and enter the access code.

Access Code: 179 706 7480

Copies of the 2020 Annual Action Plan proposed amendments are available for review at the following locations:

  • Henry County Administration Building - 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
  • 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
  • Bear Creek Recreation Center - 54 McDonough Street, Hampton, GA 30228
  • 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
  • Henry County Website: www.co.henry.ga.us/CDBG/

FISCAL YEAR 2020 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN AMENDMENT

CDBG Funding

Postponed: McDonough Housing Authority (Public Facilities Infrastructure Improvements) - Public Housing Units Modernization (Phases) – ($100,000)
Add: *Africa’s Children’s Fund, Inc. (Public Services) - Subsistence Payments $25,000  
Add: *Connecting Henry, Inc. (Public Services) - Subsistence Payments $25,000
Increase: Henry County – (Public Facilities Infrastructure Improvements) - Rehab; Single Unit Residential $173,342 (increase from $123,342)
*Both activities will assist those in need of rental, mortgage and/or utility payments whose need for assistance are not the result of COVID-19.

CDBG Planning and Administration
Reduce: Administrative Cost - $189,402 (reduce from $209,402)
Increase: Fair Housing Outreach & Education - $50,000 (increase from $30,000)

CDBG-CV Funding
Delete: Microenterprise Assistance – ($250,000)
Increase: **Africa’s Children’s Fund, Inc. (Public Services) - Subsistence Payments $205,000 (increase from $80,000)
Increase: **Connecting Henry, Inc. (Public Services) - Subsistence Payments $228,761 (increase from $103,761)
**Both activities assist those in need of rental, mortgage and/or utility payments due to COVID-19.


AVISO PÚBLICO

El Programa de Subvenciones en Bloque para el Desarrollo Comunitario del Condado de Henry (CDBG) anuncia una propuesta de enmienda a su Plan de Acción Anual del Año Fiscal Federal (FFY) 2020 como parte del Plan Consolidado FFY 2020-2024, de acuerdo con su Plan de Participación Ciudadana y las regulaciones que rigen el CDBG Programa. La enmienda enumerada en este documento se propone para revisión y comentarios públicos.

Un periodo de comentarios públicos esta en efecto desde el lunes 22 de febrero hasta el lunes 15 de marzo de 2021. Se anima a los residentes para ayudar al Condado a finalizar su enmienda al Plan de Acción Anual 2020 mediante la presentación de comentarios por escrito o participando en la audiencia pública. Se solicitan comentarios por escrito sobre las enmiendas propuestas antes de las 5:00 pm del lunes 15 de marzo de 2021 al Departamento de Desarrollo Comunitario en 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253 o por correo electrónico a CDBGProgram@co.henry.ga.us. Los comentarios recibidos antes de la audiencia pública serán proporcionados a la Junta de Comisionados del Condado de Henry.

La Junta de Comisionados llevará a cabo una audiencia pública el martes 16 de marzo de 2021 a partir de las 6:30 pm. La Junta de Comisionados considerará la aprobación de la enmienda después de la audiencia pública. La audiencia pública se llevará a cabo virtualmente a través de Webex en el enlace a continuación. * Para participar por videoconferencia, regístrese enviando un correo electrónico a la Secretaria del Condado, Stephanie Braun a: sbraun@co.henry.ga.us. antes del lunes 15 de marzo de 2021 al mediodía (12:00 p.m.) Cada individuo que haga un comentario público tendrá cinco (5) minutos para comentar sobre las enmiendas propuestas.

Una vez que haya enviado un correo electrónico para registrarse para hablar, nuestro Departamento de Servicios Técnicos del Condado de Henry le enviará una invitación para unirse como "asistente". Una vez que haya ingresado a la reunión, lo colocarán en una “sala de espera” hasta el momento apropiado para discutir las enmiendas propuestas, y usted se convertirá en un “panelista” de la reunión que le permitirá dirigirse a la Junta de Comisionados.

Únase como asistente:
https://hencoga.webex.com/hencoga/onstage/g.php?MTID=e94fff2c25cbdd0fdcd20629e6f478be3

Únase a la audio conferencia únicamente: para recibir una devolución de llamada, proporcione su número de teléfono cuando se una al evento o llame al 1-408-418-9388 (número de teléfono de los Estados Unidos) e ingrese el código de acceso.

Código de acceso: 179 706 7480

Las copias de las enmiendas propuestas al Plan de acción anual 2020 están disponibles para su revisión en las siguientes ubicaciones:

  • Edificio de la Administración del Condado de Henry - 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
  • Centro Recreativo de Fairview - 35 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Centro Recreatuvo J.P. Moseley - 1041 Miller's Mill Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Centro Recreativo Locust Grove - 10 Cleveland Street, Locust Grove, GA 30248
  • Centro Recreativo Bear Creek - 54 McDonough Street, Hampton, GA 30228
  • Biblioteca Pública de McDonough - 1001 Florence McGarity Boulevard, McDonough, GA 30252
  • Biblioteca Pública de Fairview - 28 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Biblioteca Pública de Fortson (Hampton) Library - 61 McDonough Street, Hampton, GA 30228
  • Biblioteca Pública de Cochran (Stockbridge) - 174 Burke Street, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Ayuntamiento de McDonough - 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA 30253
  • Ayuntamiento de Locust Grove - 3644 Highway 42, Locust Grove, GA 30248
  • Ayuntamiento de Hampton - 17 East Main Street S., Hampton, GA 30228
  • Sitio Web del Condado de Henry: www.co.henry.ga.us/CDBG/

ENMIENDA DEL PLAN DE ACCIÓN ANUAL DEL AÑO FISCAL 2020

Financiamiento CDBG
Pospuesto: Autoridad de Vivienda McDonough (Mejoras en la infraestructura de las instalaciones públicas) - Modernización de Unidades de Vivienda Pública (Etapas) – ($100,000)
Agregar: *Africa’s Children’s Fund, Inc. (Servicios Públicos) - Pagos de Subsistencia $25,000
Agregar: *Connecting Henry, Inc. (Servicios Públicos) - Pagos de Subsistencia $25,000
Aumentar: Henry County – (Mejoras a la infraestructura de las instalaciones públicas)- Rehabilitación; Residencial de una sola unidad $173,342 (aumento de $123,342)
* Ambas actividades ayudarán a aquellos que necesiten pagos de alquiler, hipoteca y / o servicios públicos cuya necesidad de asistencia no sea el resultado de COVID-19.

Planificación y administración de CDBG
Reducir: Costo Administrativo - $189,402 (reducir de $209,402)
Aumentar: Alcance y Educación de Vivienda Justa - $50,000 (aumentará de $30,000)

Financiamiento CDBG-CV
Eliminar: Asistencia a Microempresas – ($250,000)
Aumentar: **Africa’s Children’s Fund, Inc. (Servicios Públicos) - Pagos de Subsistencia $205,000 (aumentará de $80,000)
Aumentar: **Connecting Henry, Inc. (Servicios Públicos) - Pagos de Subsistencia $228,761 (aumentará de $103,761)
** Ambas actividades ayudan a quienes necesitan pagos de alquiler, hipoteca y / o servicios públicos debido a COVID-19.

FY 2021-2022 NOFA

This notice serves to announce that Henry County has posted its Fiscal Years 2021 and 2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act  applications online at: http://www.co.henry.ga.us/Departments/A-C/Community-Development

CARES funding is allocated as a supplement to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus.  CARES Act supplemental funding to the CDBG Program is known as CDBG-CV1, CDBG-CV2 or CDBG-CV3.   

*Applicants must attend an Application Workshop to be considered for funding. Participation in the Application Workshops will assist applicants with preparation of their application and understanding for the CDBG Program requirements. Attendance at one (1) of the four (4) workshops is mandatory.  Current FY2020 CDBG and/or CDBG-CV subrecipients in good standing are exempt from participation in an application workshop.  These subrecipients will receive notification from the Department regarding their status and eligibility to complete an abbreviated application form.    

All Application Workshops will be held virtually on the following dates and times:  

  • Thursday, January 28th, 2021 at 10:00 AM 
  • Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 2:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 at 10:00 AM  

There are separate applications for the CDBG and CDBG-CV programs. Be sure to select the appropriate application based on the activity being proposed.   

Completed applications must be submitted by Monday, March 1, 2021 at 4:30pm. Late submissions will not be accepted. Applications will be date and time stamped upon receipt. Applications should be delivered or mailed to the Community Development office located in the Henry County Administration Building at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253. Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.  

Application Workshop Registration Download

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