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