The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires local communities and states to prepare an Annual Action Plan, 3-5 year Consolidated Plan and Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) in order to receive federal housing and community development funding. The City of Mesquite is a participating jurisdiction and receives entitlement grants from HUD for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). These documents are the City of Mesquite's 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan, 2015-2019 5-year Consolidated Plan, and 2018-2019 CAPER, stating how the city plans to allocate and implement the fiscal year (FY) 2019 CDBG entitlement funds.
Public Notice of the 15-day Comment Period for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
In accordance with federal regulations governing, the use of CDBG funds and the Citizen Participation Plan outlined in the City’s 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, the City of Mesquite proposes the 2018 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) with a fifteen-day public comment period.
The fifteen-day comment period on the proposed 2018 CAPER will occur November 25, 2019 through December 9, 2019. The public is invited to submit comments on the CAPER in writing to “Attention: CDBG”, P.O. Box 850137, Mesquite, Texas 79185 or drop comments off at the Community Services office at 1616 North Galloway Ave. All written comments must but received by the close of business (5:00 p.m.) on December 9, 2019, to be considered prior to the submission of the 2018 CAPER to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
For further information, please contact the Community Development Block Grant Coordinator, Ruby Butler, at 972-216-6425.