Notice of Public Meeting for Discussion of Possible State CDBG Application

Notice of Public Meeting for Discussion of Possible State CDBG Application

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Guadalupe will conduct a public meeting on December 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at City Hall, Council Chambers in order to discuss possible applications for funding under the next fiscal year’s (July 1 to June 30) State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and to solicit public input on possible competitive and supplemental activities to be included in the application.

The Community Development and Economic Development Allocations of the State CDBG program will be published a combined “Notice of Funding Availability” (NOFA) each program year. Eligible cities and counties may submit applications for CDBG funds under the NOFA for a maximum per application request of $ 3,000,000. It is estimated that the funding of the State 2018 CDBG program allocation is approximately $29,000,000. The Economic Development “Over-the-Counter” (OTC) Allocation requires a separate application with a maximum limit of $3,000,000 per year. The NOFA also includes the Native American and Colonia’s Allocations. The Native American Allocation is only for areas with high concentrations of low-income Native American residents, who are not part of a federally recognized Native American Indian tribe or Rancheria. The Colonia’s funding is only for designated communities within 150 miles of the Mexican-American border.

ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES UNDER THE ABOVE ALLOCATIONS IN THE NOFA CONSIST OF: HOMEOWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE AND HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAMS; PUBLIC FACILITY AND PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS (INCLUDING PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS IN SUPPORT OF NEW HOUSING CONSTRUCTION); PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAMS, PLANNING STUDIES, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS ASSISTANCE AND MICROENTERPRISE ACTIVITIES. ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES PAID FOR WITH STATE CDBG FUNDS MUST MEET ONE OR MORE OF THE THREE NATIONAL OBJECTIVES LISTED IN CDBG FEDERAL STATUTES AS FOLLOWS: BENEFIT TO LOW –MODERATE INCOME HOUSEHOLDS OR PERSONS; ELIMINATION OF SLUMS AND BLIGHT; OR MEETING URGENT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT NEED.

The City of Guadalupe anticipates submitting an application under the NOFA published during the next program year. The City of Guadalupe has or anticipates receiving approximately $150,000 in CDBG Program Income that must be expended prior to expending awarded grant funds.

The purpose of this public hearing is to give the public an opportunity to make their comments known regarding what types of eligible activities the City of Guadalupe should apply for under the State CDBG program. A separate public hearing will be held to discuss and approve the application prior to submittal to the State.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact Administration Department at (805) 356-3891.

If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you may direct written comments to the City of Guadalupe at 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe, CA 93434 or you may telephone (805) 356-3891. In addition, information is available for review at the above address between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm on Monday-Friday.

The City of Guadalupe promotes fair housing and makes all its programs available to low and moderate income families regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

NOTICE OF ELECTION – City of Guadalupe

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Guadalupe on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 for the following Officers: 

Mayor – Full Term of 2 Years

Two (2) Members of the City Council – Full Term of 4 Years

City Treasurer – Full Term of 4 Years

The nomination period for these offices begins on July 16, 2018 through August 10, 2018.  Between those dates, candidates must obtain and file nomination papers in the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Guadalupe.  If nomination documents for an incumbent officer of the city are not filed by August 10, 2018, non-incumbents have a five (5) day extension period in which to file nomination documents and candidate’s statement pursuant to Election Code§ 10407.

If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by Section 10229, Election Code of the State of California.

The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Dated this 3rd day of July 2018