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File #: R-22-59   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 8/1/2022 In control: City Council
Final action: 8/15/2022
Enactment date: 8/30/2022 Enactment #: R-2022-064
Title: Approving And Authorizing The Filing Of A Grant Application For The Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant With The Federal Department Of Housing And Urban Development, For Fiscal Year 2023 Through Fiscal Year 2024 (Pe?a, Sanchez)
Attachments: 1. R-59, 2. R-59Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
8/30/2022 City Clerk Published  Action details
8/26/2022 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
8/17/2022 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
8/15/2022 City Council PassedPass Action details
8/1/2022 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE

TWENTY FIFTH COUNCIL

 

 

COUNCIL BILL NO.            R-22-59                ENACTMENT NO.   ______________________

 

SPONSORED BY:                     Klarissa Peña & Louie Sanchez

 

 

RESOLUTION

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Approving And Authorizing The Filing Of A Grant Application For The Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant With The Federal Department Of Housing And Urban Development, For Fiscal Year 2023 Through Fiscal Year 2024 (Peña, Sanchez)

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APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE FILING OF A GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE CHOICE NEIGHBORHOODS PLANNING GRANT WITH THE FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023 THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2024.

WHEREAS, the 60th Street Albuquerque Housing Authority public housing project is located along Albuquerque’s famous stretch of Historic Route 66; and

WHEREAS, the 60th Street public housing project is home to 42 existing 3- and 4-bedroom family residences; and

WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Housing Authority intends to add 46 new residences on adjoining, vacant property; and

WHEREAS, the community surrounding the 60th Street public housing project needs rehabilitation and activation; and

WHEREAS, rehabilitation and activation of this property and the surrounding neighborhood will have a significant impact on reducing crime in this underserved area; and

WHEREAS, this grant application is a collaborative effort between the Albuquerque City Council, the Albuquerque Housing Authority, the West Central Community Development Group, the University of New Mexico’s Community and Regional Planning Department, and Groundworks Studio; and

WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque will apply for these grant funds for which the City match funds in the amount of $26,316 City cash match will meet matching requirements; and

WHEREAS, the Albuquerque City Council will be the lead applicant for the CHOICE Neighborhoods Planning Grant.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:

SECTION 1. That the grant application for the CHOICE Neighborhoods Planning Grant in the amount of $500,000 is approved, and its submission and filing with the appropriate official or office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development is in all respects approved.

SECTION 2. That in the event this grant is awarded, funds in the amount of $526,316 consisting of $500,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development is hereby appropriated to the Council Services Department in the Operating Grant Fund (265), beginning in Fiscal Year 2023, which includes $26,316 from the Fiscal Year 2023 Transfer to Operating Grants Program from available Fund Balance in the General Fund (110) appropriated to the Operating Grants Fund (265).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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