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File #: 16-4200    Version: 1 Name: HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Lead Hazard Reduction Grant
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 6/28/2016 In control: Workforce, Housing & Community Development Committee
On agenda: 7/13/2016 Final action: 8/3/2016
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Bureau of Economic Development Grantee: Department of Planning and Development Grantor: HUD's Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Removal of Lead Based Paint in homes in high-risk areas of Suburban Cook County. Grant Amount: $2,000,000.00 Grant Period: 9/1/2016 - 8/31/2019 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The Bureau of Economic Development respectfully requests acceptance of the Lead Hazard Reduction Grant funding of $2 million related to the removal of lead based paint in homes in high-risk areas of suburban Cook County. In accordance with HUD requirements, the Cook County Department of Planning and Development and the Cook County Department of Public Health coordinated on the application and will...
Indexes: (inactive) MICHAEL JASSO, Chief, Bureau of Economic Development

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

 

Department:  Bureau of Economic Development

 

Grantee:  Department of Planning and Development 

 

Grantor:  HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes

 

Request:  Authorization to accept grant 

 

Purpose:  Removal of Lead Based Paint in homes in high-risk areas of Suburban Cook County. 

 

Grant Amount:  $2,000,000.00 

 

Grant Period:  9/1/2016 - 8/31/2019

 

Fiscal Impact:  None

 

Accounts:  N/A

 

Concurrences:

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

 

Summary:  The Bureau of Economic Development respectfully requests acceptance of the Lead Hazard Reduction Grant funding of $2 million related to the removal of lead based paint in homes in high-risk areas of suburban Cook County.

 

In accordance with HUD requirements, the Cook County Department of Planning and Development and the Cook County Department of Public Health coordinated on the application and will provide lead hazard mitigation in conjunction with the New Residential Resilience Program, which will address issues around flooding and install measures to prevent future flooding in many of these same homes. High incidence of lead poisoning is currently found in the following communities, which will be the target of this grant: Town of Cicero, Cities of Berwyn, Blue Island, Calumet City and Villages of Calumet Park, Dolton, Maywood, Riverdale, and Robbins. Two sub-recipients have been identified to assist with construction scoping and oversight, Northwest Housing Partnership (all areas north of 39th Street) and Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (all areas south of 39th Street).

 

The Bureau intends to introduce this item at the Cook County Board meeting scheduled for 7/13/2016, for review of the Housing and Workforce Development Committee for the 8/3/2016 Board Meeting on your behalf. We respectfully request approval for the acceptance of this grant and that the Bureau Chief of Economic Development or his/her designee be authorized to execute on behalf of the County of Cook any and all documents necessary to further the program approval herein including any modifications thereto.

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