Program Notices

                                                     
                                                  
                                                     City of Boca Raton
                       Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
                                   Proposed PY 2019-20 Annual Action Plan


Pursuant to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 24 CFR Part 91, et al, Consolidated Submission for Community Planning and Development Programs, it is required that the City of Boca Raton submit an annual updated (Action Plan) of its PY 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan.  The PY 2019-20 Action Plan consists of a description of all activities that will be undertaken in PY 2019-20 (10/1/19 through 9/30/20) to address priority needs.  The PY 2019-20 CDBG Entitlement allocatio9n is $455,301, subject to final HUD appropriation.

                           Proposed Use of Funds for Program Year 2019-20
                                  (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020)

Public Service Activities                                                                                    $ 68,200
     Boys & Girls Clubs of PBC - Boca Raton Club                            $22,500
     BRHA CATS Program                                                                 $29,400
     Legal Aid of PBC - Fair Housing                                                 $ 2,800
     Children's Place at HomeSafe, Inc. - Libra Boys South I&II         $13,500
Public Facilities & Infrastructure Improvements - Sidewalks                             $296,101
Program Administration                                                                                    $ 91,000
                                                                                                   Total             $455,301

                              Notice of Plan Availability and Public Hearing

It is also required that the City of Boca Raton, before City Council adoption of the Action Plan, make the Plan available to citizens, agencies, and other interested parties for their review and comment.  At least 30 days must be allowed to receive these comments and they should be considered in preparation of the final Plan. 

In compliance with the above requirement, the City of Boca Raton hereby informs the community that the PY 2019-20 Action Plan will be available at the Community Improvement Division, City Hall, Room 220, 201 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33432, from June 3, 2019 to July 1, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekdays, telephone 561-393-7797 (561-367-7043 for the hearing impaired).

An additional opportunity to comment on the Action Plan will be provided at a public hearing to be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 in the First Floor Conference Room #3, Boca Raton City Hall, at the above address.  Written comments are encouraged and may be submitted at the hearing or mailed to the address listed above.  Written comments must be received by no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 1, 2019.  Copies of the proposed plan will also be available at the Community Improvement Division as well as at the following locations during normal business hours:

Boca Raton Public Library                      Spanish River Library
400 NW Boca Raton Blvd.                      1501 NW Spanish River Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33432                            Boca Raton, FL 33431

Lois Martin Community Center               New Pines Neighborhood Center/Boys & Girls Club
1350 N. Dixie Highway                            300 Newcastle Street
Boca Raton, FL 33432                           Boca Raton, FL 33487

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Florida Statute 286.26, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in the public hearing should contact the Office of the City Clerk at 561-393-7740 at least three business days prior to the hearing date (whenever possible) to request such accommodation. In addition, this ad and the documents listed above may be requested in an alternative format by contacting the Community Improvement Division (phone 561-393-7797 or 561-367-7043 for the hearing impaired).
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                                                    City of Boca Raton
                         Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
                           NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUBSTANTIALLY AMEND THE
                         2016-17, 2017-18 AND 2018-19 ANNUAL ACTION PLANS

Federal regulations governing the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any Substantial Amendment to its Consolidated Plan or Annual Action Plans.  The City of Boca Raton is proposing to make the amendment indicated below and will notify the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) of the amendment.

                                   PROPOSED SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT
FROM:
2016-17 PLAN
Activity/Source of Funds                                                        Amount
Program Income                                                                         $  6,300

FROM:
2017-18 PLAN
Activity/Source of Funds                                                        Amount
Meadows Park Overhead Lighting                                             $ 61,242
Housing Rehabilitation, City-wide                                              $   9,458

TO:
2018-19 PLAN
Activity/Use of Funds                                                              Amount
BRHA Dixie Manor CCTV Installation                                         $ 77,000

FROM:
2017-18 PLAN
Activity/Source of Funds                                                        Amount
Housing Rehabilitation, City-wide                                               $ 25,145

TO:
2018-19 PLAN
Activity/Use of Funds                                                             Amount
Florence Fuller CDC Rehabilitation                                          $ 25,145

The above amendment will become final after approval of the Boca Raton City Council.  A copy of the proposed amendment will be available for public inspection at the Community Improvement Division, City Hall, Room 220, 201 W. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, FL 33432, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., phone number 561-393-7756 (561-367-7043 for the hearing impaired). A copy of the proposed amendment will be available at additional community locations during normal business hours.
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