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File #: RS2020-676    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/3/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/15/2020
Title: A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Mayor to submit Substantial Amendment One to the 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan to the 2018-2023 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Sponsors: Zulfat Suara, Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. RS2020-676 Exhibit
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A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Mayor to submit Substantial Amendment One to the 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan to the 2018-2023 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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WHEREAS, the Federal Emergency Management Agency issued two major disaster declarations (DR-4476-TN and DR-4550-TN) on March 5 and July 9, 2020 pursuant to the Stafford Act for the storm and flooding events that took place in multiple communities in Metro Nashville-Davidson County in March and May of 2020; and
WHEREAS, as result of these disaster declarations, on September 22 2020, Mayor Cooper was notified via a letter from John Gibbs, Acting Secretary for Community Planning and Development for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), that $3,240,899 in Community Development Block Grant Declared Disaster Recovery Funds (CDBG-DDRF) had been allocated to Metro Nashville-Davidson County to address emergency community development needs resulting from the tornados, wind damage and flooding that resulted from these storms; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution R94-1326, the Metropolitan Council designated the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency ("MDHA") as the lead agency responsible for the preparation of the Five Year Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; and

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council approved Ordinance BL2018-1246 authorizing the Mayor to submit the 2018-2023 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development; and
WHEREAS, in accordance with HUD guidance, MDHA has prepared Substantial Amendment One to the 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan to the 2018-2023 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development for Nashville-Davidson County to allocate the CDBG-DDRF dollars to eligible activities to be used in storm recovery efforts; and
WHEREAS, this Substantial Amendment has been p...

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