Public Notice Regarding Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds

Published by The Bee News

April 27, 2022

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MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (April 27, 2022) – Mohave County is expected to receive approximately $470,373 (including administration) in Fiscal Year 2022 Federal Community Development Block Grant funds from the Arizona Department of Housing Regional Account (RA). The county also intends to apply for $500,000 (including administration) for both FY2022 and FY2023 CDBG funds from the State Special Projects (SSP) account. CDBG funds must be used to benefit low-income persons and areas, alleviate slum and blight or address urgent need.

Based on citizen input as well as local and state planning objectives three (3) projects have been selected to be forwarded to the State of Arizona with a request for funding. A public hearing will be held at the regular Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting on May 16, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. at the Mohave County Administration Building auditorium, 700 West Beale Street, Kingman to discuss the projects. It is expected that the Mohave County Board of Supervisors will select the final projects at this hearing and adopt applicable resolutions.

The potential CDBG projects are named and described as follows:

CDBG REGIONAL ACCOUNT (Approximately, not including Administration):

Project 1: (Mohave County) Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation (OOHR): $250,705.86- Provide OOHR repair grants of up to $30,000 each for approximately nine (9) low-mod income households who reside in the supervisorial districts of Mohave County with health/safety repairs, ADA, and weatherization. Priority populations will include elderly, disabled, veterans, extremely low-income (30% AMI) populations, and extremely low-income families with children under 18.

 Project 2: Hatch Valley Domestic Water Improvement District (DWID): $65,000 – Hatch Valley DWID is seeking funds for water system infrastructure improvements to better serve their community of Truxton, Az. by purchasing and installing one back up commercial propane generator with a 1000 gal. propane tank to supplement power providing vital water services during frequent power outages. The Hatch Valley DWID commits an additional $3000 towards the improvements. The improvements will ensure continued water service to approximately 57 households. A Special Survey was conducted to confirm Truxton meets the low/mod income statistics at 64%.

Project 3: Chloride Domestic Water Improvement District (DWID): $70,000 – Chloride DWID is seeking funds for water system infrastructure improvements to better serve their community by purchasing and installing one commercial generator to supplement power during frequent power outages. The town of Chloride, Az. is currently on the HUD Low/Mod Income Summary Data at 88.89%. The Chloride DWID commits an additional $7000 towards the improvements. The improvements will ensure continued water service to approximately 175 residents.

CDBG STATE SPECIAL PROJECT APPLICATION:

$500,000 (Less $90,000 administration); (SSP) Owner-Occupied Moderate Housing Rehabilitation – For FY2022.

To provide on-going OOHR for approximately twelve (12) low-income residents who reside in the supervisorial districts of Mohave County. Priority populations will include: elderly, disabled, veterans, extremely low-income (30% AMI) populations, and extremely low-income families with children under 18. Repairs include but not limited to: health/safety upgrades, heating/cooling, roofing, electrical, plumbing, ADA accessibility and weatherization.

 $500,000. (Less $90,000 administration); (SSP) Owner-Occupied Moderate Housing Rehabilitation – For FY2023.

To provide on-going OOHR for approximately twelve (12) low-income residents who reside in the supervisorial districts of Mohave County. Priority populations will include: elderly, disabled, veterans, extremely low-income (30% AMI) populations, and extremely low-income families with children under 18. Repairs include but not limited to: health/safety upgrades, heating/cooling, roofing, electrical, plumbing, ADA accessibility and weatherization.

To review project applications, address grievances, or learn more about the CDBG Program please contact the following:

 

Jamie Bernier, Grants Coordination Specialist

Mohave County Community Services Department

700 West Beale Street / Mailing: P.O. Box 7000

Kingman, AZ 86402-7000

Telephone: 928-753-0723 Ext. 4215/ Cell 928-303-9419 or [email protected]

Fax: (928) 718-4963 / TTY: (928) 753-0726

(Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations, or special language needs may contact Jamie Bernier at the above location at least 48 hours before the hearing.)

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