CDBG data available for public review
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2013 Action Plan for the city of San Marcos is available for public review and comment until 5 p.m. Aug. 13.
The Action Plan is a report that details how the city plans to use its annual allocation of CDBG funding and includes a program narrative, project specific service area maps and reports, and documentation of City Council actions and public outreach activities.
The Action Plan also serves as the city’s application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for funding for the next program year.
The Action Plan is available electronically at sanmarcostx.gov/cdbg.
Copies are also available for review at the San Marcos Public Library, the City Hall Lobby area, or the Development Services-Planning office on the second floor of the Municipal Building.
Written comments may be made to the city of San Marcos, attention Janis Hendrix, Community Initiatives administrator, by mail or delivery to 630 East Hopkins, San Marcos TX 78666; or by e-mail to email@example.com.
All comments must include the writer’s full name and address. Comments received during the comment period will be included in the final Action Plan.
The 2013 Action Plan covers a period that begins Oct. 1, 2013 and ends Sept. 30, 2014.
The city will receive $513,665 in CDBG funding for program year 2013 and the money will be used to fund the following projects:
• $89,700 for housing rehabilitation for Southside Community Center
• $9,000 for city’s first-time homebuyer program
• $22,425 for CASA Child Advocacy program
• $22,425 for Hays Caldwell Women’s Center family violence shelter program
• $10,470 for United Way “Mentors Make a Difference” program
• $12,750 for city recreation program scholarships
• $8,970 for Cass Leader stipends - Cephas House location
• $22,425 for Willow Springs Park Trail construction
• $179,400 for Scheib Center Activity Hall Rehab program
• $37,000 for mini-skate features installed in neighborhood parks
• $98,000 CDBG program administration.
Details about the projects can be found in the narrative section of the Action Plan.
For questions or more information,contact Janis Hendrix at (512) 393-8147.
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