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File #: 14-5079    Version: 1 Name: Amendment to CDBG DR
Type: Grant Award Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 8/25/2014 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/10/2014 Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development Grantee: Cook County Grantor: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Request: Authorization to increase the CDBG Disaster Grant that was originally awarded on 12/23/2013 and accepted by the Board Purpose: Disaster Relief from flooding in April/May, 2013 Supplemental Grant Amount: $54,900,000.00 Grant Period: 12/23/2013 - 9/30/2019 Extension Period: 12/23/2013 - 9/30/2019 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Date of Previous Board Authorization for Grant: 3/12/2014 Previous Grant Amount: $13,900,000.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: Transmitted herewith is a request for the approval to accept a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant of Community Develo...
Indexes: (Inactive) MICHAEL JASSO, Director, Department of Planning and Development
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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT

Department: Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development

Grantee: Cook County

Grantor: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Request: Authorization to increase the CDBG Disaster Grant that was originally awarded on 12/23/2013 and accepted by the Board

Purpose: Disaster Relief from flooding in April/May, 2013

Supplemental Grant Amount: $54,900,000.00

Grant Period: 12/23/2013 - 9/30/2019

Extension Period: 12/23/2013 - 9/30/2019

Fiscal Impact: N/A

Accounts: N/A

Date of Previous Board Authorization for Grant: 3/12/2014

Previous Grant Amount: $13,900,000.00

Concurrences:
The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.

Summary: Transmitted herewith is a request for the approval to accept a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds in response to disasters occurring in 2013, authorized under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013. The purpose of the CDBG-DR program is to assist targeted areas that have been affected by a natural disaster (in this case, severe storms and flooding during the period of 4/16/2013 to 5/5/2013). The program will provide necessary expenses related to disaster relief, long-term recovery, restoration of infrastructure and housing, and economic revitalization in the most impacted and distressed areas resulting from a major disaster declared pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and emergency Assistance Act of 1974 (Stafford Act). Cook County was initially allocated $13.9 million, which was accepted by the Cook County Board of Commissioners in 3/12/2014. Subsequent to the initial allocation, Cook County was awarded an additional $54.9 million, bringing the total grant amount to $68.8 million. The Cook County...

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