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2023 Annual Action Plan Public Participation Process and Request for Input for the Use of Community Development Block Grant Funds

The City of Flagstaff will hold 3 public meetings during the public participation process for the 2023 CDBG Annual Action Plan. 

Wednesday February 1st, 2023 - 10am
An overview of the City’s CDBG program will assist the public in understanding the possible funding available, eligible activities under the grant, City Council CDBG priorities, and the format of this year’s CDBG Notice of Funds Available(NoFA) process. The NoFA will be released immediately following this public meeting and can be accessed on the City Housing Sections webpage.

Wednesday February 1st, 2023 - 10am
City Staff will provide information about possible neighborhood revitalization projects in CDBG Target Neighborhoods (Sunnyside, Southside, La Plaza Vieja and Pine Knoll/Brannen) and receive feedback and input from neighborhood residents to inform City funding requests.

Thursday March 2nd, 2023 - 11 am

Applications submitted in response to the City of Flagstaff Program Year 2023 CDBG Notice of Funding Availability will be reviewed and other comments will be considered in preparation for a recommendation to City Council regarding the allocation of funds. Additionally, City Staff will provide information about possible internal requests and receive feedback and input from neighborhood residents. 

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City Council will discuss the use of the 2023/2024 Annual Action Plan and allocation of CDBG funds on Tuesday April 11th, 2023 during the Council Work Session. Council’s approval for the 2023/2024 Annual Action Plan is scheduled for the Tuesday, April 18th, 2023 City Council meeting.

 The draft 2023/2024 Annual Action Plan will be available for public comment March 3 – April 3, 2023. Visit the City's Housing Section webpage or call (928) 213-2749 to request a copy of the draft in an alternative format. 

If you are unable to attend the meeting but have questions or would like to provide input/public comment on the Annual Action Plan and use of CDBG funding please contact Kristine Pavlik, Housing and Grants Administrator at (928) 213-2749 or by email at kristine.pavlik@flagstaffaz.gov

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds for the Murdoch Park Improvements Project

On or after January 5th, the City of Flagstaff will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) for the release of Community Development Block Grant funds to undertake a project known as Murdoch Park Improvements. 

The City of Flagstaff will use $356,800.32 in Program Year 2022 Community Development Block Grant funds to improve the existing areas around the Murdoch Center. Funds will be used to implement landscape improvements for the result of a small park for the Southside Neighborhood. Improvements may include landscaping, installation of "dark-sky" lighting, sidewalk improvements, art installation, the addition of a small storage building, re-pavement of the parking area, ADA improvements for building access, and the installation of a small deck/elevated stage. The full notice can be read by following the link below.

Murdoch Park Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

An Environmental Review Record (ERR) that documents the environmental determinations for this project can be viewed by following the link below, or by calling (928) 213-2749. A copy of the review is also available at https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/environmental-review/environmental-review-records/.

Murdoch Park Environmental Review

Public Comment

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments to the City of Flagstaff Housing Section. All comments received by January 4th will be considered by the City of Flagstaff prior to authorizing submission of a Request for Release of Funds. Public comments can be directed by email to kristine.pavlik@flagstaffaz.gov.

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds for the Crown Motel Capital Improvements Project

On or after January 5th, the City of Flagstaff will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) for the release of Community Development Block Grant funds to undertake a project known as the Crown Motel Capital Improvements. 

The City of Flagstaff in partnership with Flagstaff Shelter Services will use $242,000 in Program Year 2022 Community Development Block Grant funds to improve safety and security at the Crown Motel. Improvements may include installing a wrought iron fencing around the property, removing architectural barriers, installing an interior fire sprinkler system, updating the existing laundry facilities, and repaving the parking lot. This facility improvement project will increase access to a healthy, safe, and decent place to sleep by increasing non-congregate emergency shelter space in Flagstaff. This will help ensure every person experiencing homelessness in Flagstaff has access to safe shelter, nutritious meals, warm showers, laundry facilities, culturally relevant medical and behavioral health care, clothing, hygiene supplies, housing placement services, and additional day services.   

The Crown Motel Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

An Environmental Review Record (ERR) that documents the environmental determinations for this project can be viewed by following the link below, or by calling (928) 213-2749. A copy of the review is also available at https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/environmental-review/environmental-review-records/.

Crown Motel Capital Improvements Environmental Review

Public Comment

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the City of Flagstaff Housing Section. All comments received by January 4th will be considered by the City of Flagstaff prior to authorizing submission of a Request for Release of Funds. Public comments can be directed by email to kristine.pavlik@flagstaffaz.gov.

PY 2022 CDBG Annual Action Plan Public Participation Process & Request for Input for the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds

Persons requiring hearing, language, visual, mobility or other accommodations may contact the City at (928) 213-2749 or TDD (928) 774-5281 to make special arrangements at least 24 hours before the scheduled meeting time.

City Council will discuss the use of the 2022 CDBG funds on April 12th, 2022 during the Council Work Session. Council’s approval for the 2022 allocations and Annual Action Plan is scheduled for the April 19th, 2022 Council meeting.

The draft 2022/2023 Annual Action Plan will be available for public comment March 1 – April 1, 2022. 

Click here to download a copy of the draft or call (928) 213-2749 to request a copy of the draft in an alternative format. If you are unable to attend the meeting but have questions or would like to provide input/public comment on the Annual Action Plan and use of CDBG funding please contact Kristine Pavlik, Housing and Grants Administrator at (928) 213-2749 or by email at kristine.pavlik@flagstaffaz.gov

All public comments at Council Work Sessions and Meetings can be given in person or by using a virtual public comment platform. The link to the virtual public comment platform, submission of written public comment documented in the official record and additional information on the public comment process can be found at https://www.flagstaff.az.gov/328/Meeting-Protocols-Information

Program Year 2022 CDBG DRAFT Annual Action Plan


Grant Funding Related Documents

HUD Approved CDBG Documents

Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plans (AAP)

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports (CAPER)

Community Development Block Grant 2021 to 2025 Consolidated Plan

Fair Housing

Citizen Participation Plan

The Housing Section is always interested in public input concerning the use of CDBG funds.  Please feel free to contact us at any time with questions, concerns, or comments using the contact info below. 

Kristine Pavlik - City of Flagstaff Housing Section
3481 N Fanning Dr
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
(928) 213-2749
Kristine.Pavlik@flagstaffaz.gov

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