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File #: R2018-50    Version: 1 Name: CDBG 2018 - Havenhurst Water and Sewer
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/7/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/15/2018 Final action:
Title: Consider approving Resolution No. 2018-050 authorizing submission of an application to Dallas County for the Fiscal Year 2018 Dallas County Community Development Block Grant program for the Havenhurst Street water and sewer replacement project; and take appropriate action.
Indexes: CDBG Dallas County
Attachments: 1. Location Map.pdf, 2. Low-Moderate Income by 2010 Census Data Map.pdf, 3. Resolution No. 2018-050, 4. Attachment A to Resolution No 2018-050 CDBG application Havenhurst Water & Sewer.pdf
Related files: R2013-017, R2014-059, R2013-044, R2014-055, R2015-033, R2017-074, R2014-016, R2016-040, R2017-046, R2019-31
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Title
Consider approving Resolution No. 2018-050 authorizing submission of an application to Dallas County for the Fiscal Year 2018 Dallas County Community Development Block Grant program for the Havenhurst Street water and sewer replacement project; and take appropriate action.

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BACKGROUND:
Eligible Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects are those that improve or maintain existing low-to-moderate income neighborhoods, promote low-income home ownership, or eliminate community-threatening conditions. Examples of eligible projects include water and sewer replacements, road projects, park rehabilitation, and sidewalk projects.

Three areas of the City meet the qualifications for the required low-to-moderate income standard for CDBG funds. One area is generally bounded by Spring Valley Lane, Josey Lane, Dennis Lane, Valley View Lane, and Interstate Highway 35 E northbound service road. The second area is generally bounded by Fyke Road, Dennis Lane, Valwood Parkway, Ivanwood Lane, Janwood Lane, and Josey Lane, and the third area is generally bounded by Marsh Lane, Valley View Lane and IH 635.

On April 14, 2015, the Dallas County Commissioners Court approved changes to Dallas County's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Funding will now be provided on an every-other-year basis, so that one-half of the Cities participating in the program will receive funding one year and the remaining Cities the following year. In their particular funding year, Cities will receive approximately twice the annual amount of funding that they received under the old program.

For Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, the City of Farmers Branch is eligible to receive $230,212.00 in CDBG funds from Dallas County.

Dallas County will be holding public hearings on July 3, 2018 and August 7, 2018; a requirement by Dallas County to encourage public input.

DISCUSSION:
Currently the existing water and sewer main lines within Havenhurst Street are over 69 years old and req...

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