Board Bill No. 136 | Session 2016-2017

Block Grant Bill

BOARD BILL NO. 136 INTRODUCED BY: Alderman Joseph Roddy An ordinance, recommended by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment, authorizing the Mayor of the City of St. Louis, on behalf of the City, to submit a 2017 Annual Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") as required to apply for funding under the Federal Community Development Block Grant ("CDBG"), HOME Investment Partnership ("HOME"), Emergency Solutions Grant ("ESG") and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS ("HOPWA") Entitlement Programs, authorizing and directing the Mayor and the Comptroller on behalf of the City to enter into and execute agreements with HUD for the receipt of 2017 CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA funds, appropriating the sum of Sixteen Million Dollars ($16,000,000) which the City estimates will be available for the 2017 CDBG Program Year; appropriating the sum of Two Million, One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,100,000) which the City estimates will be available for the 2017 HOME Program Year; appropriating the sum of One Million, Four hundred and Seventy-Three Thousand, One Hundred and Seventy-Three Dollars ($1,473,173) which the City estimates will be available for the 2017 ESG Program Year; and appropriating the sum of One Million, Five Hundred and Fifty-Four Thousand, Nine Hundred and Forty Dollars ($1,554,940) which the City estimates will be available for the 2017 HOPWA Program Year, authorizing and directing the Director of the Community Development Administration ("CDA") to contract with municipal agencies, non-profit corporations and other entities, as necessary for the expenditure of CDBG and HOME funds, to establish and implement a lump sum drawdown procedure for the purpose of financing property rehabilitation activities, to establish and implement a program to guarantee in whole or in part construction loans from private financial institutions, and/or to establish and implement a procedure for providing financial assistance to CDBG-eligible undertakings through float loan financing, authorizing and directing the Director of the Department of Human Services ("DHS") to contract with municipal agencies, non-profit corporations and other entities, as necessary for the expenditure of ESG funds, authorizing and directing the Director of Health and Hospitals to contract with municipal agencies, non-profit corporations and other entities, as necessary for the expenditure of HOPWA funds, and directing the Comptroller to issue warrants thereon upon the City Treasury; and containing an emergency clause.

Legislative History

Overview

Session:2016-2017
Sponsor: Joseph D Roddy
Co-Sponsors:
Committee: Housing, Urban Development and Zoning
Actions: 10/21/2016 Third Reading
10/14/2016 Perfection
10/07/2016 Second Reading
09/23/2016 First Reading

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Ordinance

Effective Date: 10/31/2016
Ordinance #: 70380

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