PUBLIC NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND COMMENT PERIOD FOR THE 2021-2025 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND 2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
Bexar County invites members of the public to review and offer comments on its draft 2021-2025 Consolidated Plan and 2021 Annual Action Plan.
Bexar County’s Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan identify the county’s community development, affordable housing, and homeless needs and sets priorities for the investment of federal grant funds. These plans are required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the County to receive HUD entitlement grants. For the upcoming program, year beginning on October 1, 2021 the County will receive $2,374,828 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, $702,066 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds, and $204,107 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds. The County proposes to use its HUD entitlement funds as follows:
PY 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
|1||Beat AIDS Coalition Trust - LINC Program||$76,464|
|2||Grater Randolph Area Services Program (GRASP) - Senior Congregate Meal Program||$32,000|
|3||San Antonio Food Bank - Project HOPE Senior Meal Distribution||$70,000|
|4||Somerset Senior Center - Somerset Senior Citizen Support Project||$30,000|
|5||DYS Families - Cardinal Kids After School Initiatives Southside ISD||$36,000|
|6||DYS Families - Cardinal Kids Enrichment Initiatives Southwest ISD||$23,518|
|7||Each One Teach One - Hybrid Learning Program||$88,242|
|City of Balcones Heights - Pleasant Drive Reconstruction||$600,000|
|Universal City - Parkview Street Improvement (Phase II)||$300,000|
|City of Leon Valley - Blacksmith Lane Water and Sewer Improvement||$143,639|
|Merced Housing Texas - Owner Occupied Repair Program||$500,000|
|CDGB Program Administration||$474,965|
Community Development Block Grant Total
PY 2021 HOME Investment Partnerships Program
|Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio - Watson Road Single-Family Housing Development||$519,350|
|2||Prospera Housing Community Services - Arbors at West Avenue Multi-family Rental Housing (Rehab)||$112,510|
|3||HOME Program Administration||$70,206|
PY 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
|Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Homelessness Prevention||$100,000|
|2||The Salvation Army - Emergency Shelter Operations||$50,000|
|3||Corazon Ministries - Emergency Shelter Operations||$38,799|
|4||ESG Program Administration||$15,308|
Public Review Period
The Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan will be available for public review and comment for a 30-day period beginning Tuesday, June 8 and ending Thursday, July 8, 2021. The documents can be downloaded and viewed from the Bexar County Economic & Community Development Department webpage at www.bexar.org/2746/Reports or the Consolidated Plan project website at bexarcountyHUDplan.com.
The County will hold a public hearing to present information from the Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan and to receive public comments on the drafts at the Bexar County Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 9:00 AM. The Commissioners Court meeting will take place in the Commissioners Courtroom located in the Bexar County Courthouse at 100 Dolorosa on the 2nd Floor.
To Make Comments
Comments concerning the plans must be submitted to the County in writing by 5:00 pm on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Comments may be sent to Robert H. Reyna, Bexar County Community Development Manager by e-mail to email@example.com or by mail to Bexar County Community Development Division, 233 N. Pecos, Suite 320, San Antonio, TX 78207. Alternatively, comments may be made orally at the public hearing described above. All comments received will be included in Bexar County’s submission of the Consolidated Plan to HUD.
If you anticipate needing any type of accommodations, language translation, or interpretation assistance to participate, please contact Teresa Soriano, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (210) 602-8353 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.