In accordance with the federal regulations relative to citizen participation for Community Planning and Development Programs and applicable waivers made available to those requirements through the CARES Act as set forth in the memorandum from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), dated April 9, 2020, the City of Bowie is making available to the public for review and comment an amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan. Also pursuant to waivers provided by HUD, the City of Bowie is amending its FY2023 Annual Action Plan by revising the public comment period for amendments in response to state and national emergencies from 30 calendar days to 5 calendar days. The Public Hearing at a virtual/online public meeting will be held on Monday, June 20, 2023, at 8 p.m. This virtual/online meeting can be accessed/viewed live at: www.cityofbowie.org/viewmeetings
This is an amendment to enable the City of Bowie to receive and administer $63,204 in Community Development Block Grant funding from HUD made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The funding will be used to facilitate assistance to persons and entities impacted by COVID-19. Eligible CDBG activities will include assisting low- and moderate-income households with emergency housing assistance, increasing access to food through local nonprofit service providers, as well as supplies for homeless and housing outreach services and assistance.