Common Seal of the City of STLThe City of St. Louis Community Development Administration (CDA) is soliciting comments on two draft documents: (1) the Draft Substantial Amendment to its 2015 – 2019 Consolidated Plan/2016 Annual Action Plan and (2) the Draft 2018 CDBG/HOME Funding Priorities. The Substantial Amendment proposes the reprogramming of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding allocated and unspent in previous funding years. The 2018 Funding Priority document details the types of activities that the City proposes to fund in 2018 with CDBG and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds.

Public Hearing Notice/Public Comment Period
CDA is committed to providing citizens and other interested parties with opportunities to participate in an advisory role in the planning, implementation and evaluation of our programs. As such, we will conduct three public hearings to solicit public comments and answer questions pertaining to the Substantial Amendment and 2018 CDBG/HOME Funding Priorities:

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
O’Fallon Rec Center
4343 West Florissant (63115)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Carondelet Rec Center
930 Holly Hills (63111)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday, June 30, 2017
CDA Boardroom
1520 Market Street (63103)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Documents Available for Review

  1. The Substantial Amendment to the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan/2016 Annual Action Plan is available now at the Central Branch of the St. Louis Public Library located at 1301 Olive Street. The Amendment can also be reviewed at CDA, located at 1520 Market Street, Suite 2000.  Copies of the amendment may be downloaded from the City of St. Louis website at https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/community-development/documents/2017-substantial-amendment-draft.cfmWritten comments will be accepted until 11:00 am on July 10, 2017.
  1. The 2018 CDBG/HOME Funding Priorities document is available now in draft form for review by any interested citizen at CDA, located at 1520 Market Street, Suite 2000. Copies of the priorities may be downloaded from the City of St. Louis website at https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/community-development/documents/2018-funding-cfmWritten comments will be accepted until 5:00 pm on June 23, 2017.
  1. The 2018 CDBG/HOME Funding Timeline is available now on the City of St. Louis website at https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/community-development/documents/2018-funding-cfm.

Written Comments
The views of citizens, public agencies, and other interested parties are strongly encouraged. Written comments or suggestions may be addressed to Ms. Alana Green, Executive Director, Community Development Administration, 1520 Market Street, Suite 2000, St. Louis, MO 63103, or via e-mail at GreenA@stlouis-mo.gov.

Other Information
Persons with special needs or accommodations relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language should contact Ms. Green via email at GreenA@stlouis-mo.gov or by phone at (314) 657-3835 or (314) 589-6000 (TDD). Interpreting services are available upon request for persons with hearing disabilities.  Interested parties should contact the Office on the Disabled at (314) 622-3686/voice or (314) 622‑3693/TTY.

CDA is an equal opportunity agency (employer). Minority participation is encouraged.