Notice of Public Hearing-Closeout of The CDBG Program

Posted on March 29, 2024

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council for the City of Corning will conduct a public hearing on April 9, 2024, at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter, as the matter will be heard, in the City Council Chambers, located at 794 Third Street, Corning, California. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in the hearing, to solicit public input on the achievements and financial report of the following item:

Closeout of the 20-CDBG-CV2-3-0091-City of Corning COVID-19 Subsistence Payment Relief Program

The City of Corning submitted an application to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), in response to the 2020 Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) – Coronavirus, Aid Relief, Economic Security Act (CDBG-CV2-3) funding year, to request a funding allocation in the amount of $200,000.00.

Utilizing $174,000 of the funding allocation, the city was able to provide rent/mortgage and/or utility assistance to seventy-eight households which benefitted 149 residents and kept them safely and stably housed. Beneficiaries of the Subsistence Payment Relief Program were very low (30% LMI) and (50% LMI) low-income and moderate income (80% LMI) households in the City of Corning. Grant management costs were $26,000.00.

The County has expended $200,000 of the CDBG funding allocation to complete the Subsistence Payment Relief Program. The County will not disencumber any funds as the program expended the entire funding allocation.

The purpose of this public hearing is to give community members an opportunity to evaluate the performance of this program. If you are unable to attend the meeting, written comments on any aspect of the above referenced program are invited and should be addressed to: Suzi Kochems, Consultant, 105 Shasta Street, Orland, CA 95963, or to the following email address . After the public meeting, the city will proceed with the submission of the Closeout documents.

A public information file, including the Close Out and other relevant documents, is available for review between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, in the City of Corning’s administration office located at 794 Third Street, Corning, CA.

The City of Corning promotes fair housing and employment opportunities and makes all its programs available to low- and moderate- income persons regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. The location of the public hearing is fully accessible to mobility-impaired individuals. If you require special accommodation to participate in the public hearing, please contact Lisa Linnett at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting by calling (530) 824-7062.


Posted:  3-29-2024 City of Corning Website; and City Hall Notice Board

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