Town Seeks Input on ’16 Community Development Block Grant Funding Recommendations

sunset on greenwich town hallAccording to an announcement from the Town of Greenwich, The Community Development Office is seeking comments and input from the public on the proposed activities to be funded with Community Development Block Grant monies during Program Year 2016.

Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei has issued his final funding recommendations for the Community Development Block Grant program year 2016. The proposed activities recommended are

Public Service Activities

  • Child Guidance Center – Local Mental Health Services – $14,000
  • Community Centers, Inc. – Comprehensive Educational Program – $10,000
  • Community Health Center – Franklin St CHC Senior Dental Program – $5,000
  • Family Centers – Armstrong Court Preschool Program – $10,000
  • Family Centers – RITE Program – $5,000
  • Food Bank – Food Bank Program Administrative Support – $10,000
  • Inspirica – Women’s Housing Program Residential Case Manager/Life Planning Coach – $7,500
  • Jewish Family Services of Greenwich – Supermarketing for Seniors Program – $5,000
  • Kids in Crisis – Crisis Nursery Emergency Services – $10,000
  • Meals on Wheels – Support for Food Service Program – $5,000
  • Neighbor-to-Neighbor – Summer Supplement Program – $6,000
  • Old Greenwich Riverside Community Center – Before/Afterschool Childcare Program – $0
  • Shelter for the Homeless – Substance Abuse and HIV Outreach Program – $8,125
  • Shelter for the Homeless – Emergency Meals Program – $8,125
  • YWCA of Greenwich – Crisis Intervention Services (DAS Program) – $5,000

Rehabilitation/Acquisition Projects

  • Abilis – Installation of an Emergency Generator at Abilis Headquarters (Phase II) – $0
  • Abilis – Boiler Replacement at Abilis Headquarters – $70,000
  • Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich – Facility Security Improvements Project – $25,055
  • Domus Kids, Inc. – Domus House Renovation (Replace Fire Doors, Install Privacy Knobs & Locks) – $7,870
  • Family Centers – Installation of Commercial Dishwashers at Five Preschools – $0
  • Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County – Food Bank Facility Exterior Rehab (Restore Exterior Masonry Façade) – $0
  • GADC – Waterproofing and Repointing of River House (Phase II) – $15,000
  • Glenville Volunteer Fire Company – Purchase of Essential Firefighting Equipment – $0
  • Greenwich Historical Society – Installation of a Handicapped-Accessible Elevator at Bush-Holley Historic Site – $25,000
  • Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich – McKinney Terrace II Exterior Cornice and Gable Repair – $164,700
  • Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich – McKinney Terrace I Painting and Upgrade – $0
  • Inspirica – Family Housing Program –Interior Residential Doors Replacement Project – $40,000
  • Inspirica – Family Housing Program –Interior Wall Renovations – $10,000
  • Neighbor-to-Neighbor – New Building/HQ Project (Phase II) – $50,000
  • Parsonage Cottage – Boiler and Hot Water Heating System Replacement – $103,834.37
  • The Hill House, Inc. – Hill House Security Improvements – $29,900
  • YMCA of Greenwich – St. Roch’s Childcare Center Flooring Replacement – $39,260

The CDBG Office has prepared the Proposed 2016 CDBG Annual One-Year Action Plan, which was reviewed and approved by the BET during their November 2015 meeting. The Proposed 2016 CDBG Annual One-Year Action Plan was also reviewed and approved by the RTM during December 2015 meeting.  Following all local Town approvals, the Proposed 2016 CDBG Annual One-Year Action Plan will become Final and will be submitted to HUD.

Copies of the Proposed 2016 CDBG Annual One-Year Action Plan are available for public inspection as well as input, comments and suggestions at the following locations: All four libraries in Town (Greenwich Library, Byram Shubert Library, Cos Cob Library and Perrot Library); Town Clerk’s Office (Town Hall); and Community Development Office (Town Hall).

Any individual, group or agency may comment on the Proposed 2016 CDBG Annual One-Year Action Plan. Any comment or input should be submitted to the CDBG Office (101 Field Point Rd., Greenwich, CT 06830) or via email to perfe@greenwichct.org by February 19th 2016.

A summary of the comments and a summary of any comments not accepted and the reasons for such will be included with the submission of the 2016 Annual Action Plan.  For questions regarding this notice, contact the Community Development Office at 203-622-3791 or via e-mail to Princess Erfe, Community Development Administrator perfe@greenwichct.org.

 

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