CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT (CARES ACT)
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM
Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) passed by the United States Congress on March 27, 2020, as Public Law 116-136, the City was awarded $4,872,982.00 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds. Subsequently, the City has also been awarded two additional CDBG CARES Act allotments of $3,089,159.00 and $6,445,350.00, respectively. Pursuant to the City and County of Honolulu’s (City) Citizen Participation Plan, the proposed amendments to the City’s Twenty-Fifth (25th) Year Action Plan are provided for your information and use.
AMENDMENTS TO PROJECT NAME, SCOPE, AND BENEFICIARIES SERVED
Project Vision Hawaii, Mobile COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations – CDBG Public Service
Project Description: Provision of grant funds to provide new or quantifiably increased public services, such as providing testing, diagnosis, vaccinations, or other services at a fixed or mobile location. This is a new project. CDBG funds will be used to provide health services, eligible under 24 CFR § 570.201(e), and will meet the CDBG national objective described in
24 CFR §570.208(a)(2)(i)(A), as an activity that benefits a clientele (homeless persons) who are generally presumed to be principally LMI persons. Approximately 2,265 low- and moderate-income persons/families will benefit from health services through the project (previously approximately 3,600).
Funding Source: CDBG CVI
Proposed Amount: $318,787.00
Location: 1110 Nu’uanu Ave, Honolulu, Hawai’i 96817
Interested parties may submit written comments by October 4, 2021, to: the City & County of Honolulu, Department of Community Services, Community Based Development Division, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 200, Honolulu, Hawai’i 96817 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
RICK BLANGIARDI, MAYOR
City and County of Honolulu
Sarah Allen, Director
Department of Community Services