Notice of Public Hearing
2012-2013 Action Plan for use of federal grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice is being posted to meet the City’s federal requirement to give citizens and interested parties at least 14 days advance notice of the dates of scheduled public hearings. The 2012-2013 Action Plan for the City of Fort Worth summarizes the major housing and community development activities and proposed expenditures from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant funds for the upcoming 2012-2013 Program Year. The Program Year begins on October 1, 2012, and ends on September 30, 2013. Activities and/or programs which receive funding during the year must contribute to the attainment of goals outlined in the City’s 2010-2013 Consolidated Plan.
The total amount of grant funding is $9,403,851.00 for the 2012-2013 Program Year. This includes $5,830,119.00 in CDBG funds, $1,973,169.00 in HOME funds, $532,857.00 in ESG funds, $942,706.00 in HOPWA funds, and approximately $125,000.00 in CDBG and HOME program income. The purpose of these funds is to benefit low and moderate-income individuals and areas throughout the City of Fort Worth. ESG grant funds benefit homeless persons and HOPWA grant funds benefit individuals with HIV/AIDS within Tarrant, Parker, Hood, and Johnson Counties.
To request additional information, please contact Joao Pimentel, Planner, at 817-392-7563.
City Hall is wheelchair accessible. Access to the building is available at the north end of City Hall on the corner of 10th Street and Monroe. Special parking is available at the south end of City Hall on the corner of Monroe and Texas Street. Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired, readers, or large print, are requested to contact Mattie Sanders-Mitchell at 817-392-7317, Housing and Economic Development Department, Fax 817-392-7328, or email Mattie.Sanders-Mitchell@fortworthgov.org