Ordinance 69287

Block Grant for 2013

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Summary

BOARD BILL NO. 194 INTRODUCED BY: Alderman Alfred Wessels, Jr. 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 2013 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 2013 CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA funds, appropriating the sum of Seventeen Million Three Hundred Eighty-Six Thousand One Hundred Seventy-Nine Dollars ($17,386,179) which the City estimates will be available for the 2013 CDBG Program Year; appropriating the sum of Two Million Four Hundred Twenty Three Thousand Five Hundred Eight-Six Dollars ($2,423,586) which the City estimates will be available for the 2013 HOME Program Year; appropriating the sum of One Million Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,700,000) which the City estimates will be available for the 2013 ESG Program Year; and appropriating the sum of One Million Four Hundred Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($1,415,000) which the City estimates will be available for the 2013 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.

Overview

Session: 2012-2013

Board Bill Number: 194

Sponsor: Fred Wessels Jr.

Committee: Housing, Urban Development and Zoning

Effective: 11/08/2012

Legislative History

  • 10/12/2012

    First Reading

  • 10/19/2012

    Second Reading

  • 10/26/2012

    Perfection

  • 11/02/2012

    Third Reading

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