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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Public Hearing and Comment Period for 2021-2025 Consolidated and 2021 Annual Action Plan

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.

Plan Summaries

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)

Public Services

#ItemAmount
1Beat AIDS Coalition Trust - LINC Program$76,464
2Grater Randolph Area Services Program (GRASP) - Senior Congregate Meal Program$32,000
3San Antonio Food Bank - Project HOPE Senior Meal Distribution$70,000
4Somerset Senior Center - Somerset Senior Citizen Support Project$30,000
5DYS Families - Cardinal Kids After School Initiatives Southside ISD$36,000
6DYS Families - Cardinal Kids Enrichment Initiatives Southwest ISD$23,518
7Each One Teach One - Hybrid Learning Program$88,242

Total$356,224


Infrastructure

#ItemAmount
8
City of Balcones Heights - Pleasant Drive Reconstruction$600,000
9
Universal City - Parkview Street Improvement (Phase II)$300,000
10
City of Leon Valley - Blacksmith Lane Water and Sewer Improvement$143,639

Total$1,043,639


Housing

#ItemAmount
11
Merced Housing Texas - Owner Occupied Repair Program$500,000

Total$500,000


Program Administration

#ItemAmount
12
CDGB Program Administration$474,965

Total$474,965


Community Development Block Grant Total

#ItemAmount

Program Total$2,374,828


PY 2021 HOME Investment Partnerships Program

#ItemAmount
1
Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio - Watson Road Single-Family Housing Development$519,350
2Prospera Housing Community Services - Arbors at West Avenue Multi-family Rental Housing (Rehab)$112,510
3HOME Program Administration$70,206

Total$702,066

 

PY 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

#ItemAmount
1
Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Homelessness Prevention$100,000
2The Salvation Army - Emergency Shelter Operations$50,000
3Corazon Ministries - Emergency Shelter Operations$38,799
4ESG Program Administration$15,308

Total$204,104


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.

Public Hearing

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 rhreyna@bexar.org 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.

Other Information

If you anticipate needing any type of accommodations, language translation, or interpretation assistance to participate, please contact Teresa Soriano, at teresa.soriano@bexar.org or (210) 602-8353 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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