PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The County of Milwaukee is inviting citizen comments on the proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding and HOME funding for 2017 and proposed reallocation recommendations.
Milwaukee County will be receiving 2017 federal CDBG funding totaling approximately $1,200,000. The CDBG funding is to be shared between Milwaukee County and 15 participating municipalities. The municipal share will be allocated in accordance with Inter-Governmental Cooperation Council policy adopted for this purpose. It is proposed that the County’s share be used for County-wide projects. Approximately 20% is set aside for administrative costs. Milwaukee County also will be receiving approximately $827,000 in HOME funds to be used in 17 participating municipalities.
Milwaukee County will also be reallocating approximately $774,000 from CDBG funding in prior years. These funds will be used for specific public facility, housing, economic development, and public service projects.
The Economic and Community Development Committee is holding a public hearing on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 9 a.m. in Rm. 201B of the Milwaukee County Courthouse to obtain the views of county citizens on the general needs of CDBG and HOME funds. Non-profit agencies are eligible to apply for these grants. For further information, please contact Victoria Toliver at 278-2948 or Victoria.Toliver@milwaukeecountywi.gov.
Milwaukee County receives Community Development Block Grant funds and HOME funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as an Urban County and Home Consortium. The members of the Urban County are as follows.
- City of Cudahy
- City of Franklin
- City of Glendale
- City of Greenfield
- City of Oak Creek
- City of South Milwaukee
- City of St. Francis
- Village of Bayside
- Village of Brown Deer
- Village of Fox Point
- Village of Greendale
- Village of Hales Corners
- Village of Shorewood
- Village of West Milwaukee
- Village of Whitefish Bay
The HOME Consortium includes the Urban County communities listed above, West Allis and Wauwatosa.
Milwaukee County Housing, Attn: Victoria Toliver
600 W. Walnut Street, Suite 100
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Consolidated Plan/Annual Plan
Milwaukee County's comprehensive CDBG planning process provides a framework for addressing identified housing and community development needs within the Consolidated Plan area.