News Releases

Posted on: June 9, 2017

CDBG Program Wraps up PY2016, Seeks Comment on Annual Report

Generic5

Program Year 2016 is in the books for the City of Pocatello Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.


Through the approximately $375,000 in funding provided by the federal government and administered by the City of Pocatello Neighborhood and Community Services Division, the division oversaw or provided funding assistance for 27 housing rehabilitation projects, acquisition of 5 residential lots, demolition of 1 home, construction of 2 residential units, and 10 sidewalk construction projects around town.


“Projects such as home rehabs can help low- and moderate-income homeowners make needed repairs to things like water or sewer lines or a leaking roof,” said Melanie Gygli, Planning and Development Services Director. “With the affordable housing program, households who might otherwise never be able to afford a home are provided the opportunity to purchase a home. Through the sidewalk reconstruction program, dangerous sidewalks are rebuilt, providing a safe pedestrian path for the entire community.”


Under the City’s consolidated plan for CDBG funding, the projects must be in accordance with the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) objectives of:

- Benefit low and moderate-income persons

- Remove or eliminate slums and blight

- Meet other community development needs because conditions may pose a serious and immediate threat to the health and welfare of the community


Residents are being asked to voice their opinion on the division’s draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2016 during a public hearing Thursday, June 15 at 6 p.m. at the Pocatello City Council Meeting.. Residents who cannot attend the meeting can send their comments to the Neighborhood and Community Services Division at City of Pocatello ATTN: Neighborhood and Community Services Division PO Box 4169, Pocatello, ID 83205-4169. Residents can also hand-deliver their written comments to City Hall. Any comments received will be forwarded on to HUD.


To view the Draft Program Year 2016 CAPER or for more information on the Neighborhood and Community Services Division, visit pocatello.us/339/Neighborhood-Community-Services.


City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Program access accommodations may be provided with three (3) days’ advance notice by contacting Dave Hunt at dhunt@pocatello.us; 208.234.6248 or 5815 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in News Releases

GenericAltLINK

Olin Selected as Pocatello Mayor for a Day

Posted on: November 21, 2017
Logo

City of Pocatello Election Results

Posted on: November 8, 2017
ZooZooBooLINK

“Zoo Boo” Returns October 28

Posted on: October 19, 2017
LegalJaredJohnson

Johnson Named City Attorney

Posted on: October 5, 2017
PoliceGirrardMissing

Search Continues for Missing Man

Posted on: October 5, 2017
City Flag

From Worst to ?: Pocatello Raises New Flag

Posted on: September 20, 2017
Logo

2017 Election Official Candidate List

Posted on: September 11, 2017
StreetJunipertoKim

Paving Slated for Johnny Creek Road

Posted on: July 28, 2017
RPAC_SplashDance

Splash Dances Return June 22

Posted on: June 20, 2017
ZooMr.Tod

Zoo Idaho Welcomes New Badger

Posted on: June 16, 2017
ZooZoo4Tots

Zoo-4-Tots Schedule Set at Zoo Idaho

Posted on: April 24, 2017
GenericWPC

Sewer Jetting Begins This Week

Posted on: April 11, 2017
ZooAlternate

Zoo Idaho Sounds Call for Volunteers

Posted on: April 6, 2017
CemeteryGeneric

Cemetery Cleanup Begins April 3

Posted on: March 23, 2017
Pocatello

Flores Slated to be Next Mayor for a Day

Posted on: February 7, 2017
Pocatello Police Dept.

Scam Alert - Two Scams Plaguing Area

Posted on: January 30, 2017
Pocatello

City Prepares for Rain on Snow Event

Posted on: January 6, 2017
Marshall Public Library

“The Nerds” Reboots as Coding Club

Posted on: January 6, 2017
Pocatello Regional Transit Tour of Lights

Tour of Lights Set for Dec. 15 and 16

Posted on: December 5, 2016