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File #: R-2020-111    Version: 1 Name: Citizen Participation
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/27/2020 In control: Community Development Division
On agenda: 5/20/2020 Final action: 5/20/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Amending The Citizen Participation Plan To Be Consistent With The Coronavirus Aid, Relief And Economic Security Act Regarding Public Comment And Public Hearings.
Attachments: 1. Citizen Participation Resolution.pdf, 2. Amended Citizen Participation Exhibit 1.pdf, 3. Citizen Participation Exhibit 2 REV.pdf

Title

A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Amending The Citizen Participation Plan To Be Consistent With The Coronavirus Aid, Relief And Economic Security Act Regarding Public Comment And Public Hearings.

 

 

Strategic Plan Focus

Quality of Life & Strong Neighborhoods

 

 

Body

 

Staff Recommends: Approval of Attached Resolution.

 

 

Explanation:

Housing and Urban Development regulations governing the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the Consolidated Plan require that the City, as an entitlement metropolitan city, provide citizens with an adequate opportunity to participate in an advisory role in planning, implementing and assessing the program.

 

Pursuant to the authority provided under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development waived the requirements set forth in 24 CFR 91.105(c) (2) and (k), 24 CFR 91.115(c) (2) and (i) and 24 CFR 91.401 concerning Public Notice and the Public Comment Period for Consolidated Plan Developments and Amendments.

 

The attached amendments to  the Citizen Participation Plan will allow for a five day minimum Public Notice in advance of a Consolidated Plan or Substantial Amendment Public Hearing to contain the date, time, location and/or virtual process of a Consolidated Plan or Substantial Amendment Public Hearing that includes public comment

 

 

Fiscal Impact:

Approval of this resolution will not fiscally impact the City.

 

Recommended for inclusion on the agenda by:

Anthony Grisby, Interim Community Development Manager

Shiv Newaldass, Director, Department of Development Services

Gus Zambrano, Assistant City Manager for Sustainable Development