Public Notice - CC 09-14-2023 (Posted 08-15-2023)

3500 Pan American Dr, Miami FL 33133

Federal regulations governing CDBG, and other HUD programs require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs.  In addition, the public is advised of the new allocation(s)/ amendment(s) to the funding of the city program(s) as indicated below: *

  1. Discuss and proposed resolution authorizing by a four-fifths (4/5ths) affirmative vote, after an advertised public hearing, ratifying, approving, and confirming the City Manager's finding, that competitive negotiation methods and procedures are not practicable or advantageous for the City of Miami ("City") pursuant to Sections 29-b(a) of the Charter of the City of Miami, Florida, as amended (“City Charter”), and Section 18-182(c) of the Code of the City of Miami, Florida, as amended (“City Code”); waiving the requirements for said procedures; authorizing the City Manager to transfer, with restrictions and automatic reverted provisions, the city-owned parcel of land located at 1613 NW 54 Street, and 1625 NW 54 Street, Miami, Florida, (“Parcel”), to Urban Greenworks, inc. (“UGM”); a Florida not for profit corporation, to be used for the development of a community garden (“Nutrition as Medicine”) project.
  2. Discuss and proposed resolution authorizing the allocation of CDBG funds in the Public Service category, in the amount of $802,206.00, to the agencies and/or departments, as specified below for public service activities for FY:2023-24.


Description of Services

CDBG Public Service FY:2023-24

Allapattah Community Action, Inc.

Elderly Meals


Camillus House, Inc.

Handicapped, Mental Health Services


Centro Mater Child Care Services, Inc.

Child Care Services


De Hostos Senior Center, Inc.

Elderly Meals


Greater Miami Service Corps

Youth Services


Greater Miami and South Florida Youth and Community, Inc.

Youth Services


Helping Hands Youth Center, Inc.

Youth Services


Multi Ethnic Youth Group Association, Inc.

Youth Programs


St. Alban's Day Nursery, Inc.

Child Care Services


The Associate for Development of the Exceptional, Inc..

Handicapped, Mental Health Services


The Liberty City Optimist Club of Florida, Inc.

Youth Services


The Start Program, Inc.

Youth Services


The Sundari Foundation, Inc.

Homeless Services for Women


Thelma Gibson Health Initiative

Elderly Service & Services for the Disabled


Liga Contra El Cancer

Health Services

Department of Resiliency and Public Works (Economic Development Activity)

Street Improvement in D-4


Total CDBG Public Service Allocation:


3.   Discuss and proposed resolution authorizing the allocation of CDBG funds for FY 2023-24 in the amount of $2,876,229.90 in the Economic Development category, to the agencies and/or departments as specified below for economic development activities for FY:2023-24.


Description of Services

CDBG ED Funding FY:2023-24

Department of Resilience and Public Works

Street Improvement D4


Dynamic Community Development

Technical Assistance to For Profit Business


Liberty City Community Revitalization Trust

Commercial Façade Program (Soft Costs)


City of Miami-Department of Housing and Community Development

Commercial Façade Program (Hard Costs)


City of Miami-Department of Housing and Community Development

Unallocated Funds


Total CDBG Economic Development Allocation:



* The adoption of an Ordinance or Resolution by the City Commission, related to the proposed funding recommendation(s)/ amendment(s), authorizes the City Manager to draft/amend the appropriate City of Miami Action Plan.

† † This item(s) will be available for public comment and review for a period of no less than 30 days. The review and comment period begins on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, and ends on Wednesday, September 13, 2023. The proposed amendment(s) will be presented to the City Commission for approval on Thursday, September 14, 2023.  Draft copies of the agenda items will be available at the City of Miami Department of Housing and Community Development office located at 14 NE 1 Avenue, 2 Floor, Miami, FL 33132 (HCD Address).  Comments to amendment(s) must be submitted to:, Attn: Nancy Romani, and must be received no later than September 13, 2023. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend this Public Hearing. The meeting site is accessible to the handicapped.  Requests for special accommodations may be directed at 305-416-2080 no later than three (3) business days prior to the public hearing date.