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File #: 20-536    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 10/13/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/4/2020 Final action:
Title: Southwood Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Certifications
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Non-Discrimination Policy, 2. Att.B - Local Business and Employment Plan, 3. Att.C - Fair Housing Certification, 4. Att.D - Residential Anti-Displacement and Relocation Assistance Plan, 5. Att.E - Section 504 Complaint Procedure
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AGENDA DATE: 11/4/2020

Southwood Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Certifications

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Approve Plans and Certifications of Compliance to receive CDBG Funds

ITEM TYPE: Consent Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Walker, Kamptner, Filardo, Rapp, Pethia



REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: Albemarle County has been awarded $1 million in CDBG funds to support infrastructure work in Phase 1 of the Southwood redevelopment project. The use of CDBG funds is considered a "federal action," which requires the local governing body receiving the funds to adopt and comply with several regulations, both general assurances and those specific to the proposed project.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Quality Government Operations: Ensure County Government's capacity to provide high quality service that achieves community priorities.

DISCUSSION: The following Plans and Certifications are general requirements of the CDBG grant.

Non-Discrimination Policy (Attachment A) - The County has adopted a policy on Equal Opportunity which can be found in the County's Personnel Policy Manual (P-21). Attachment A is a certification consistent with the County's current policy that it will not discriminate against the listed protected classes.

Local Business and Employment Plan (Attachment B) - The County must approve a plan to designate the project area boundaries for the purpose of utilizing, to the greatest extent possible, businesses and lower-income residents located in the project area to carry out the CDBG-funded activities. The proposed Plan (Attachment B) designates the entire County as the project area and requires that the public be notified of this through publication of an advertisement in a local, widely circulated newspaper. While the Plan can cover any project, the ad soliciting Section 3 businesses and individuals will be project specific.

Fair Housing Certific...

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