Public Notice

CITY OF LIVONIA
SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT#2
2016-2021 CONSOLIDATED PLAN
2019 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT


BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAMNOTICE is hereby given that the City of Livonia has received a total of $662,701.00 in Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funding to be allocated to activities that address COVID-19 related community needs. A second Substantial Amendment to the 2016-2021 Consolidated Plan and FY 2019 Annual Action Plan is required.

The amended CDBG 2016-2021 Consolidated Plan and FY 2019 Annual Action Plan is required. These plans outline program activities and describes how these funds will be spent locally. The CDBG-CV funds allocated under the CARES Act will be used for a range of eligible activities that prevent and respond to the spread of infectious diseases such as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Community Development program’s recommendation for activities and funding in the Amended 2016-2021 Consolidated Plan and FY 2019 Annual Action Plan include:

Public Service Programs – $318,145.00
Provide testing, diagnosis, vaccinations “Vaccinate Livonia”, mental health support, other services at a fixed or mobile location.  These programs primarily support Livonia’s senior citizens.  Additionally, to provide equipment, supplies, and materials necessary to carry-out these public services.

Economic Development – $200,000.00
Small Business Grants to eligible Livonia small businesses 

Planning and Administration - $129,536.000

Substantial Amendments to the 2016-2021 Consolidated Plan and FY 2019 Annual Action Plan usually requires a thirty (30) day public comment period; however, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has waived the requirement provided that no less than five (5) days are provided for public comments on each substantial amendment. The Public Comment Period runs from June 1, 2021 through June 8, 2021.  A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. to obtain additional comments regarding COVID-19 related needs and use of these funds. This public hearing will be held in person at Silver Village’s Community Building 33780 Lyndon Ave, Livonia, MI. 48154.  You may also submit your comments to Brandie Isaacson, Housing Director, at cdbg-cvcomments@livonia.gov.