Legislative Highlights From Monday, April 24th, 2023
The following Ordinance was introduced:
Ordinance approving the 2023 Consolidated Annual Action Plan including applications and certifications for the Community Development Block Grant (“Community Development”), the HOME Investment Partnership (“HOME”), and Emergency Solutions Grant (“ESG”) Programs; authorizing the Director of Planning and Urban Development to enter into all necessary contracts for the operation and term of the Programs; and declaring an emergency.
The City of Akron is seeking citizen input regarding community needs. The City of Akron is working to develop the 2023 Annual Action Plan. The Annual Action Plan identifies goals and the budget for activities funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) utilizing Community Block Grant funds, HOME Investment Partnership funds, and Emergency Solutions Grant Program funds.
This funding has historically been used to support homelessness outreach and support, affordable housing, economic development initiatives, social services, parks and open spaces, and public improvements. You can attend the open comment public hearing on May 8 or take this survey!
You can see all the legislation discussed during the meeting at: https://onlinedocs.akronohio.gov/OnBaseAgendaOnline/