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FY 2014-15 CDBG Funding Recommendations
March 7, 2014



CDBG & HOME Programs

Proposed 2014-2015 Annual Action Plan


Notice is given that on or before May 15, 2014 the City of Independence will submit the 2014-15 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Act programs, authorized by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). A draft of the Annual Action Plan will be available for viewing beginning March 17, 2014 in the Community Development Department, City Hall, 111 E. Maple, during regular business hours.

Interested persons are encouraged to attend a Public Hearing scheduled for April 7, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Conference Room D (ground floor), City Hall, 111 E. Maple. Comments regarding the plan may also be submitted in writing to Christina Leakey, 111 E. Maple Independence, Missouri 64050. All written comments received by April 18, 2014 will be addressed in the final Action Plan document.

If accommodations are required due to a disability, limited English proficiency, or other special need, contact Christina Leakey at 816.325.7397. Si las comodidades son requerido debido a la inhabilidad, a la habilidad inglesa limitada, o a la otra necesidad especial, el contacto Christina Leakey en 816.325.7397

The City estimates it will receive approximately $700,000 in CDBG Program funding and $300,000 in HOME Program funding for the 2014-15 Program Year and proposes to allocate this funding towards priority housing and community needs of low and moderate income persons as follows:


2014-15 CDBG


Administration $140,000.00

Housing Activities

Neighborhood Code Compliance $ 70,000.00

Home Rehabilitation $200,000.00

Community Development Public Facilities Improvements $185,000.00

Public Services

Community Mediation Center $ 6,700.00

Compassionate Friends of Stone Church Meal Program $ 5,000.00

Salvation Army Emergency Assistance Program $ 6,800.00

Salvation Army Crossroads Shelter $ 11,000.00

Palmer Senior Nutrition Site $ 25,000.00

Independence Meals on Wheels $ 5,000.00

Hillcrest Transitional Housing $ 15,500.00

CSL Senior Assistance Program $ 7,000.00

NWCDC Senior Nutrition Program $ 10,000.00

MyARTS Program $ 18,000.00

Hope House Shelter $4,391.00


2014-15 HOME (Affordable Housing Investment Program)

Administration $ 30,000.00

Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Set-aside $ 45,000.00

Single & Multi-Family Housing Development Projects $ 225,000.00

                    Initial 2014-15 Annual Action Plan Draft

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