Board Action Request
Establish a public hearing for comment on the program year 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report related to the HUD CDBG, HOME & ESG prgms in suburban Hennepin County on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.
BE IT RESOLVED, that a public hearing to obtain comments on the program year 2017 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report related to Hennepin County's implementation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, and Emergency Solutions Grant programs in suburban Hennepin County, be held before the Public Works Committee of the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as practicable, in Room A-2400 of the Hennepin County Government Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; and that the Clerk of the Board be directed to publish notice of the public hearing in the official newspaper of the county 15 days prior to the date of the public hearing.
History: The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners approved the Hennepin County Consortium Consolidated Plan 2015-2019 (the Five-Year Plan) on May 12, 2015 (Resolution 15-0162). The Five- Year Plan is prepared to meet the statutory planning and application requirements for the receipt and use of the following U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding programs in suburban Hennepin County: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).
Participation in the CDBG, HOME, and ESG programs also requires submission of a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) detailing progress towards Five-Year Plan goals during the previous program year.
Hennepin County’s program year 2017 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) CAPER is due to HUD no later than September 28, 2018. In addition to the proposed September 18, 2018 public hearing, written comments on the CAPER will be accepted from September 11, 2018 to September 26, 2018. During this period, a draft copy of the CAPER will be available on the county's Internet site (http://www.hennepin.us/CAPER) and at the following suburban Hennepin County Libraries: Brookdale, Golden Valley and Southdale.
Current Request: This request is for establishment of a public hearing on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. to obtain comment on Hennepin County’s program year 2017 CAPER. The Clerk of the Board will publish the notice of the public hearing in Finance and Commerce.
Impact/Outcomes: Consistent with Hennepin County’s HUD-approved Citizen Participation Plan, citizens will have the opportunity to testify on the program year 2017 CAPER and Hennepin County’s progress toward Five-Year Plan goals.