Public Notice - Virtual Public Hearing 10-08-2020 (Posted 10-02-2020)

Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 9:00 A.M.

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 the transfer of Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) funds in the amount of $1,574,636.20 and in the amount of $99,820.80 from previous year program income, for a total  amount of $1,674,457.00 from the Department of Housing and Community Development (“Department”) to the agencies as specified below:



CDBG Funding FY:2020-2021

CDBG Funding Replacing Social Service Gap Funds Only for FY:2020-21



Allapattah Community Action, Inc.

Elderly Meals




Centro Mater Child Care Services, Inc.

Child Care Services




Curley’s House of Style, Inc.

Elderly Meals




De Hostos Senior Center, Inc.

Elderly Meals




Family Action Network Movement, Inc.

Youth Services




Fifty-Five Years & Up, Inc.

Elderly Meals




Josefa Perez de Castano Kidney Foundation, Inc.

Elderly Meals





Greater Miami Service Corps.

Youth Services




Little Havana Activities & Nutrition Centers of Dade County, Inc.

Elderly Nutrition Services




Multi Ethnic Youth Group Association, Inc.

Elderly Meal




St Alban’s Day Nursey, Inc.

Child Care Services




The Association for Development of the Exceptional, Inc.

Handicapped, Mental Health, Elderly Services




The Liberty City Optimist Club of Florida, Inc.

Youth Services




The Start Program, Inc.

Youth Services




The Sundari Foundation, Inc.

Homeless service for women




Thelma Gibson Health Initiative

Elderly Services & Services for the Disabled




World Literacy Crusade of Florida, Inc.

Youth Services




Live Health Little Havana

Public Service




Department of Housing and Community Development

To be allocated




Total CDBG PS Allocations






2. Discuss and proposed resolution authorizing the acceptance of additional allocation of Coronavirus Relief Funds (“CRF”), from the United States Treasury Department through Florida Housing Finance Corporation (“FHFC”) in the total amount of $787,500.00 and authorizing the allocation of such funds for Mortgage Assistance; whereby the City is allocating an amount of $78,750.00 for program administration and allocating an amount of $708,750.00 for Mortgage Assistance, in conformity with the Local Housing Assistance Plan (“LHAP”).

* 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 5 days. The review and comment period begin, Friday, October 2, 2020 and ends Wednesday, October 7, 2020. The proposed funding recommendation(s)/ amendment(s) will be presented to City Commission for approval on Thursday, October 8, 2020 (Virtual Public Hearing) as authorized by HUD.

 All VPHs will be held on an ADA compliant web-based platform. Comments may be submitted at the day of the VPH or in writing via email during the public comment period at - To access the VPH, please go to: