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CITY OF FRISCO

NOTICE OF PROPOSED USE OF

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS (PROGRAM YEAR 2014)

AND SOCIAL SERVICE GRANT FUNDS (FISCAL YEAR 2015)

 The Social Services and Housing Board of the City of Frisco will hold public hearings to receive public comments concerning proposed projects for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds (CDBG), and Social Service Grant funds for the period of October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014.  The public hearings are scheduled for:

           Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers

            Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers

            Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6:30 p.m.  City Council Chambers

 

The location of the City Council Chambers is the first floor of the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034.  During the public hearings, the Social Services and Housing Board will take public comments concerning  the below-listed proposed projects, and additional projects may be proposed.  Proposed projects are as follows:

 

Agency

Project

Amount Requested

Boys and Girls Clubs of Collin County

Youth Programs

$40,000

Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County

Youth Services for Abused Children

$18,189

City of Frisco

Grant Administration

$80,000

City of Frisco

Housing Rehabilitation

$260,000

Collin Intervention to Youth/

CITY House

Youth Shelter and Services, 0-17 years of age

$10,000

Collin Intervention to Youth/

CITY House

Youth Shelter and Services, 18 – 23 years of age

$60,000

Frisco Care's Children's Clinic

Medication and rent

$25,000

Frisco Education Foundation

Educational Scholarships

$32,000

Frisco Family Services Center

Bilingual Advocacy Services/Food Pantry

$36,108/$87,896

Hope’s Door

Domestic Violence Intervention

$8,000

Journey of Hope Grief Support Center

Bereavement Support for Children and their Families

$5,000

Samaritan Inn

Homeless Prevention

$25,000

Small World With Love

Youth Clothes and Shoes

$36,000

SPAN

Transportation/Meals for Elderly

$15,000/$1,615

Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation

Shelter and Services for Domestic Violence Victims

$30,000

The Turning Point

Rape Crisis Center

$10,000

 

Any interested citizen wishing to comment on the use of grant funds in general, or on these specific proposals, is encouraged to attend any of the public hearings.  Alternatively, citizens may submit their questions or comments in writing through Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 to Nell Lange, Assistant City Manager, City of Frisco, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034 or via fax at (972)292-5122 or e-mail to: nlange@friscotexas.gov.  All written comments will be provided to the Social Services and Housing Board for consideration during the public hearing.

It is anticipated that at least 90% of all federal funds to be expended will benefit low and moderate income persons.  None of the proposed activities is expected to directly or indirectly result in displacement of persons or households.  Should any such displacement occur, the City has a plan to assist displaced persons with benefits equivalent to those described in the Federal Uniform Relocation Policies Act.

 

CERTIFICATION

 

I, Stacy Brown, Housing and Grants Manager, hereby certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the Community Bulletin Board and the outside Bulletin Board at Frisco City Hall, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, Texas by 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014, and remained so posted until May 14, 2014.

                                                                        

If during the course of the meeting covered by this notice, the Frisco Social Services and Housing Board should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the Frisco Social Services and Housing Board or a consultation with the attorney for the City should be held or is required, then such closed or executive meeting or session or consultation with attorney as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code § 551.001 et seq., will be held by the Frisco Social Services and Housing Board at the date, hour and place given in this notice or as soon after the commencement of the meeting covered by this notice as the Frisco Social Services and Housing Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session or consult with the attorney for the City concerning any and all subjects and for any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to, the following sanctions and purposes:

 

Texas Government Code Section:

§551.071 - Private consultation with the attorney for the City.

§551.072 - Discussing purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property.

§551.074 - Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel.

§551.086 - Deliberation regarding commercial or financial information that the City has received from a business prospect and to deliberate the offer or other incentives to a business prospect.

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

The Frisco City Hall is wheelchair accessible. Access to the building and special parking are available at the center entrances. 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 the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 292-5020 or by FAX (972) 292-5028.  BRAILLE IS NOT AVAILABLE.

 

 

CITY OF FRISCO

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS

SOCIAL SERVICES GRANT FUNDS

 In April and May of 2014, the Social Services and Housing Board expects to hold public hearings in order to make recommendations to the City Council concerning the allocation of funding of the following grants: 

 1.         Community Development Block Grant PY 2014

 These funds must be used primarily to benefit low and moderate income persons living in the City of Frisco, including homeless persons, abused children, battered spouses, handicapped persons, and elderly persons.  Possible uses of the funds include acquisition or purchase of public facilities, construction of affordable housing, and provision of services concerned with housing, employment, crime prevention, child care, health, drug abuse, education, fair housing, energy conservation, welfare, or recreation.  Up to 15% of the grant amount may be provided for public services.  Click here for Application Instructions, please download the following documents for your Application Submission: Application, Exhibit 1, and Exhibit 2.

 

 2.         Social Services Grant PY 2015

 Social Services Grants are provided to non-profit agencies that provide assistance to Frisco residents.  The majority of these funds will be granted to agencies that provide for services to low and moderate income residents.

 Applications may be downloaded from the website, www.friscotexas.gov, completed and submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 14, 2014 to Stacy Brown, Housing and Grants Manager, George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Office C516, Frisco, TX 75034.  Citizens and interested organizations who would like to apply for the use of these funds may obtain a copy of the application form and the program guidelines from the City of Frisco website, www.friscotexas.gov, under Projects/Programs, Community Development.  A grant application workshop will be conducted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in City Council Chambers on the 1st Floor of the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034 to answer questions about the application.  Citizens and interested organizations that do not have internet access may obtain a copy of the application by contacting Stacy Brown, Housing and Grants Manager at 972-292-5114, or by writing to Stacy Brown, Housing and Grants Manager, George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX  75034, or in person at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Office C516, Frisco, TX  75034.

 

CITY OF FRISCO

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS OF CONSOLIDATED PLAN 2015 - 2019

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

 

The Social Service and Housing Board expects to hold public hearings between January 2014 and August 2014                concerning the development of public priorities of the City of Frisco Consolidated Plan 2015 – 2019.  See Schedule:        

Children and Youth               January 8, 2014           6:30 PM           City Council Chambers          

Victims of Violence               February 12, 2014       6:30 PM           City Council Chambers                      

Job Training                          June 11, 2014              6:30 PM           City Council Chambers                      

Health Care                            July 9, 2014                6:30 PM           City Council Chambers                      

Housing                                August 13, 2014          6:30 PM           City Council Chambers                      

 All meetings begin at 6:30 PM.  The location of the City Council Chambers is the first floor of the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034.  During the public hearings, the Social Services and Housing Board will take public comments on these topics.

                                                                                                     CERTIFICATION

Stacy Brown, Housing and Grants Manager, certifies that this Notice of Meeting was posted on the outside bulletin board, at the City Hall of the City of Frisco, Texas, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said Notice was posted on the following date and time:  By Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 6:30 PM and remained so posted at least 72 hours before meeting was convened.

If during the course of the meeting covered by this notice, the Social Services and Housing Board should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the Social Services and Housing Board or a consultation with the attorney for the City should be held or is required, then such closed or executive meeting or session or consultation with attorney as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code § 551.001 et.  seq., will be held by the Social Services and Housing Board at the date, hour and place given in this notice as the Social Services and Housing Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session or consult with the attorney for the City concerning any and all subjects and for any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to, the following sanctions and purposes:

Texas Government Code Section:

§ 551.071 – Private consultation with the attorney for the City.

§ 551.072 – Discussing purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property.

§ 551.074 – Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel.

                                                                                                                                                            NOTICE

Pursuant to City of Frisco Ordinance Number 01-04-29 all speakers other than City of Frisco Staff are limited to five (5) minutes per item except by prior consent of the Social Services and Housing Board.

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

The Frisco City Hall is wheelchair accessible.  Access to the building and special parking are available at the primary north entrance facing Frisco Square Blvd.  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 the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 292-5025 or by FAX (972) 292-5028.  BRAILLE IS NOT AVAILABLE.

                                                        HOUSING REHABILITATIOn program

The City of Frisco's Housing Rehabilitation Program is funded by the City of Frisco's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). These funds are awarded to the City of Frisco by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Our goal is to preserve existing low and moderate income housing, to assist very low, low and moderate income owners/occupants in bringing their dwellings up to an acceptable standard, and to enhance and revitalize neighborhoods within the city. The home must be a single-family dwelling and own-occupied by a family that meet guidelines.

Click here to Download the Housing Rehabilitation Application

HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM POLICY

CONTRACTOR POLICY

FAIR HOUSING

The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of: race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability, or familial status. For more information on fair housing click here, and for information on how to submit a fair housing complaint, please click here. To review the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (2010), please click here.

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT DOCUMENTS AND REPORTS

PY 2012 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORTING (CAPER)

PY 2013 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

SUBRECIPIENT POLICY

Analysis of Impediments for Fair Housing Choice (2010)

Consolidated Five Year Strategic Plan (10/1/2010 - 9/30/2015). This plan includes the Action Plan for Program Year 2010.

For more information on the City of Frisco Community Development Block Grant Program contact:

Stacy Brown
Housing and Grants Administrator
City of Frisco
6101 Frisco Square Blvd. 5th Floor
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 292-5114 phone
(972) 292-5122 fax
sbrown@friscotexas.gov

City of Frisco, Texas
George A. Purefoy Municipal Center

6101 Frisco Square Blvd
Frisco, Texas 75034
972-292-5000
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