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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Notice of Funding Availability

This notice serves to announce that Henry County has posted applications for award of its Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program online at http://www.co.henry.ga.us/CDBG/

All parties interested in applying for funding for 2017 and/or 2018 must attend an Application Workshop to be considered.  Participation in the Application Workshops will assist applicants with the preparation of their application and understanding of the CDBG Program requirements.  Application Workshops will be held at the following dates, times and locations:

Thursday, January 12, 2016 at 10:00 am
Henry County Administration Building
Conference Room B
140 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253

Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Merle Manders Conference Center
Lower level meeting rooms
111 Davis Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281

Completed applications for both 2017 and 2018 must be submitted by Friday, February 3, 2017 at 5:00 pm.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Applications will be date and time stamped upon receipt.  Applications should be delivered or mailed to the Community Development office located in the Henry County Administration Building at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253.  E-mailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.

The Henry County Administration Building and the Merle Manders Center are handicap accessible.  Persons requiring special accommodations can make arrangements by contacting the Henry County Government Community Development Division, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253 (770-288-7525).  The County TDD number is 770-288-6819.

The Community Development staff can be reached at 770-288-7525 or via e-mail at CDBGProgram@co.henry.ga.us.

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Programa de Subvenciones Comunitarias para el Desarrollo Comunitario O en Ingles Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
Aviso de disponibilidad de fondos
Esta notificación sirve para anunciar que el Condado de Henry ha publicado solicitudes para la concesión de sus años fiscales 2017 y 2018 Community Development Block Grant programa (CDBG) en línea en http://www.co.henry.ga.us/CDBG/.

Todas las personas interesadas en solicitar fondos para 2017 y / o 2018 deben asistir a un Taller de Aplicación para ser considerado. La participación en los Talleres de Aplicación ayudará a los solicitantes con la preparación de su aplicación y comprensión de los requisitos del Programa CDBG. Los Talleres de Aplicación se llevarán a cabo en las siguientes fechas, horarios y lugares:

Jueves 12 de enero de 2016 a las 10:00 am
Edificio de la Administración del Condado de Henry
Sala de conferencias B
140 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253

Jueves 19 de enero de 2017 a las 2:00 pm
Merle Manders Conference Centre
Salas de reuniones de nivel inferior
111 Davis Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281

Las solicitudes completadas para 2017 y 2018 deben presentarse antes del viernes 3 de febrero de 2017 a las 5:00 pm. Las solicitudes tardías no serán aceptadas. Las solicitudes serán selladas con fecha y hora a la recepción. Las solicitudes deben ser entregadas o enviadas por correo a la oficina de Desarrollo Comunitario ubicada en el Edificio de Administración del Condado Henry en 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253. No se aceptarán solicitudes enviadas por correo electrónico o por fax.

El Edificio de Administración del Condado de Henry y el Merle Manders Center son accesibles para discapacitados. Las personas que requieren acomodaciones especiales pueden hacer arreglos contactando a la División de Desarrollo Comunitario del Condado de Henry, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253 (770-288-7525). El número de TDD del condado es 770-288-6819.

El personal de Community Development puede ser contactado al 770-288-7525 o por correo electrónico en CDBGProgram@co.henry.ga.us

What is the Community Development Block Grant Program?

The primary goal of CDBG is to develop and strengthen viable urban communities by providing decent housing and suitable living environments principally for low- and moderate-income persons and/or households.

CDBG-funded projects and services must meet one of the Programs’ National Objectives:

  • Provide a benefit to low/moderate income persons.
  • Eliminate or prevent slums and blight.
  • Meet an urgent community need of recent origin that threatens the health or welfare of residents.

The following are considered eligible CDBG activities:

    • Senior Services
    • Handicapped Access
    • Youth Services
    • Health Services
    • Sidewalk Improvements
    • Waterline Improvements
    • Street Improvements
    • Sewer Improvements
    • Drainage Improvements
    • Senior Center
    • Youth Centers
    • Neighborhood Facilities
    • Child Care Facilities
    • Historic Preservation
    • Parks & Recreation Facilities
    • Health Facilities
    • Parking Facilities
    • Job Creation & Retention
    • Business Improvements
    • Acquisition
    • Loans
    • Housing Rehabilitation
    • Affordable Housing
    • Rental Assistance
    • Down Payment Assistance
    • Rental Rehabilitation
    • Emergency Shelter

The following activities may Not be assisted with CDBG funds:

  • Buildings (or portions thereof) utilized for the General Conduct of Government (unless the proposed activity is related to ADA compliance being the removal of material or architectural barriers that limit the accessibility of elderly persons or adults with severe disabilities (§570.208(a)(2(ii));
  • General Government Expenses - required to carry out the regular responsibilities of general local government; and
  • Political Activities - the use of CDBG funds to finance facilities or equipment for political purposes or to engage in other partisan political activities, such as candidates’ forums, voter transportation, or voter registration is not eligible.

The following activities will generally Not be assisted with CDBG funds:

  • Purchase of Equipment - for example, construction, fixtures, motor vehicles, furnishings and other  personal property not an integral structural fixture is generally ineligible;
  • Operating and Maintenance Expenses – any expense associated with repairing, operating or maintaining public facilities, improvements and services in ineligible. Examples of ineligible operating and maintenance include:  the maintenance and repair of publically owned streets (filling of pot holes in streets, repairing of cracks in sidewalks, replacement of expended street light bulbs), parks (the mowing of recreational areas), water and sewer facilities, neighborhood facilities, senior centers, centers for persons with disabilities;
  • Payment of staff salaries, utility costs and similar expenses necessary for the operation of public works and facilities;
  • New Housing Construction – the construction of new permanent residential structures or for any program to subsidize or assist such new construction is ineligible except:
  • When carried out by an entity pursuant to §570.204(a)
  • Income payments – any series of subsistence - type grant payments, such as Housing allowances, food, clothing or utilities.


Last updated: Wednesday January 18 2017

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