CARES ACT CDBG-CV
April 6, 2023
CITY OF NORWICH
Notice of Availability for Public Comment
Proposed Substantial Amendment to the
Action Plan for Program Year 2019
The City of Norwich is an entitlement community receiving U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) dollars and is required to provide public notice regarding a substantial amendment to an approved Action Plan. In addition, the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC), a citizen advisory group that makes recommendations to the Office of Community Development and to the City Council has voted to fund the additional projects with CDBG-CV funding originally allocated under program year 2019 (PY45). These recommendations address the priorities of the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, as mentioned in the 5-Year Consolidated Plan, which is funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
PY45 Substantial Amendment CDBG-CV
The City has recaptured unexpended funding from the following projects:
CV-SBA Program $162,545.62
CV-ARC Program $66.54
CV-Taftville Park Walking Track $37,974
The CDAC recommends recaptured funding be re-allocated to the following pandemic-recovery projects:
CDBG-CV Recapture: $200,586.16
CV-TVCCA Homeless Prevention Program $20,000
CV-NHS Senior Accessible Medical Care $101,897.48
CV-TRCS Post-Covid Young Adult Housing Stability $22,275
CV-SVdPP Cold Food Storage $46,413.68
CV-BBBS Community-Based Mentoring $10,000
Proposed Substantial Amendment to the Annual Action Plan requires a 30 day Public Comment Period and will be available for public comment beginning on April 6, 2023 and runs through May 8, 2023.
The Substantial Amendment is available to review on the City of Norwich website: www.norwichct.org or in person at the Community Development Office 23 Union Street, Norwich, CT.
All written comments should be submitted by May 8, 2023 at 4 pm to the Community Development Office 23 Union Street, Norwich, CT 06360, tel. (860) 823-3770 or e-mailed to email@example.com. All comments received by that time will be taken into consideration.
March 21, 2023
The CDBG-CV application window for recaptured coronavirus-related funding opened on February 24, 2023, and closed for submissions Friday, March 17, 2023, at 4:00 pm.
The Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will hold a public meeting to hear applicant presentations on Monday, April 3, 2023, at 5:00 pm (hybrid) at 23 Union Street Norwich, CT 06360 in the Lower-Level Conference Room. The zoom link and agenda can be accessed in the Agenda Center.
Select the applicant's name below to view their submission for recaptured CDBG-CV funds:
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of CT - Community-Based Mentoring
- DPW - Taftville Walking Path Improvements
- NHS - Overcoming COVID-Related Disparities with Accessible Medical Care & Education for Norwich Seniors
- St. Vincent de Paul Place - Cold Food Storage
- Thames River Community Service - Increased Housing Stability for Young Parents Post COVID
- TVCCA - Homeless Prevention Program
February 24, 2023
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Community Development Block Grant-CV (CARES ACT FUNDING)
The City of Norwich Office of Community Development is recapturing unexpended funding previously awarded to the City through the Community Development Block Grant Cares Act (CDBG-CV).
The City of Norwich Office of Community Development is accepting Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) applications for Program Year 45 as a substantial amendment to the 2019-2020 annual plan. Funding is available in the amount of $200,586.80.
FUNDING FOR CDBG-CD FUNDS MUST BE UTILIZED TO:
PREVENT, PREPARE FOR, OR RESPOND TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS
Applications are due MARCH 17, 2023 by 4:00 pm.
May 22, 2020 - The CDBG-CV (Cares Act) application period is now closed. Below are the funding requests under consideration.
CDBG-CV Environmental Reviews