Cumberland News

Posted on: March 17, 2017

Cumberland 2017-2018 CDBG Proposed Projects to be Recommended at April 4, 2017 Public Meeting

The City of Cumberland Department of Community Development Staff has released the proposed projects for the 2017-2018 Community Development Block Grant application to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The City is estimating a grant of $700,000 for purposes of budgeting, though Federal FY 2017 allocations have not been announced.  Award amounts are contingent upon the final formula grantee allocation.  Project budget proposals will increase or decrease across the board proportionate to an allocation increase or decrease.  The recommendations will be presented at the regular Cumberland Mayor and City Council Meeting on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:15 P.M. at Cumberland City Hall, 57 N. Liberty Street.  The Mayor and City Council will vote to approve the proposed plan at the regular Mayor and City Council meeting at 6:15 P.M. on Tuesday, April 18,2017.  Final approval from HUD could be received as late as October 2017 with funds available as late as December 2017.  Written comments from citizens regarding the draft plan should be received no later than 4 P.M. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, by Lee Borror, Senior Community Development Specialist at lee.borror@cumberlandmd.gov or to her attention mailed to 57 N. Liberty Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502.


HOUSING / REHABILITATION
Friends Aware, Inc. ALU Rehab:518 Ridgewood Avenue

$49,393

Jane Frazier Village Sidewalk Replacement

$30,000

Subtotal

$79,393

PUBLIC FACILITIES / INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS
YMCA Gilcrist Ph3 rehab

$60,000

 ADA Improvements/George St

$50,000

Friends Aware, Inc.  LEC Rehab Ph 3

$70,000

Cavanaugh Field Imps Ph 2 Lighting

$55,000

Comm. Betterment Sidewalk / ADA  - Arundel and Bellevue

$101,000

Amtrak Phase 4 -  Mechanic Street

$50,000

Subtotal

$386,000

ADMINISTRATION / PLANNING
Administration

$130,000

Fair Housing Programs

$10,000

Subtotal

$140,000

PUBLIC SERVICES
Family Junction - Incredible Years Parenting

$15,000

Friends Aware Inc. Transportation

$9,000

Family Crises Resource Center Domestic Violence Shelter

$10,000

HRDC  Emergency Housing Homeless Prevention

$20,000

HRDC Denture Clinic

$6,000

Archway Station - WRAP

$2,607

Associated Charities - Long Term Prescription Prog.

$15,000

Associated Charities - Short Term Prescription Prog.

$7,000

Health Right Dental Access

$10,000

Subtotal

$94,607

TOTAL

$700,000

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