Request For Proposals
FOR PROGRAM YEAR 2018-2019 (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019)
The City of Arlington is requesting proposals for the following federal grants:
- Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – Public Services, Projects, and Planning
- HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) – Housing Development
- Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) – Homeless Services
The City will hold a Request for Proposals (RFP) Workshop for interested non-profit organizations on Monday, October 23, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Arlington City Hall, 3rd floor Council Briefing Room, 101 W. Abram Street, Arlington, TX 76010. Facilities are wheelchair accessible. For language translation or other accommodations, please contact 817-459-6258 at least 48 hours in advance. RFP documents will be available on October 23, 2017 on the City’s website at http://www.arlington-tx.gov/cdp/grants/planningandreporting/rfp/
Public Hearing and Comment Period
Each year, the CAPER provides Arlington citizens the opportunity to review the results of the City’s use of CDBG, HOME and ESG funds. The draft report was made available to the public on August 14, 2017, through the City of Arlington’s Community Development and Planning Department, Grants Management Division, at City Hall, 101 W. Abram St., Arlington, Texas 76010. Copies of the report are also available for public review at local libraries, the City Secretary’s Office and online.
A 30-day public comment period began on August 14, 2017 and will end on September 13, 2017. Written comments should be submitted by email to GrantsManagement@arlingtontx.gov, or fax at 817-459-6253, or by mail to:
PO Box 90231, MS 01-0330
Arlington, TX 76010
Citizens are invited to attend a public hearing to comment on the report on Monday, August 28th at 6 pm located at the Arlington City Hall, Council Briefing Room, 101 W. Abram St., Arlington, TX 76010. On September 26, 2017, The Arlington City Council will review the CAPER and comments received. The final CAPER, including all public comments will be submitted to HUD by September 27, 2017. For more information contact the Grants Management main number at 817-459-6258.
Facilities are wheelchair accessible. Contact 817-459-6258 (48 hours in advance) to make arrangements for language translation or other accommodations.
Program Year 2017
The Program Year 2017 Annual Action Plan describes how the City of Arlington plans to use federal grant funds from Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, and Emergency Solutions Grant to meet community needs. The primary objectives of the plan include decent housing, creation of a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities for Arlington residents who are primarily low- and moderate-income. The DRAFT Action Plan Summary PY2017 is currently under review by the City Council Community and Neighborhood Development Committee, and public comment is requested on the planned activities and budgets.The draft plan is available for public comment for 30 days from March 9 to April 8, 2017 and is available at Arlington public libraries, the City Secretary’s Office, and on the City website at www.arlingtontx.gov/cdp/grants/planningandreporting/Interested parties are invited to the following public hearings to review the Action Plan: 1) Hugh Smith Recreation Center in the Senior Recreation Center, 1815 New York Avenue, Arlington, TX 76010, on March 23, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., or 2) Arlington Human Services Center, Conference Room A, 401 Sanford Street Arlington, TX 76010 on, on April 4, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. These facilities are wheelchair accessible. Accommodations can be made with 48 hours’ notice for non-English speaking participants and individuals with disabilities by calling 817-459-6238 or 817-459-6258. Submit written comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to the City of Arlington, Grants Management, MS 01-0330, P.O. Box 90231, Arlington, TX 76004-3231.
Con Plans, Action Plans, & CAPERs
Community Development Plans (Consolidated Plans)
The City of Arlington receives U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds, contingent upon an approve a five-year strategic plan for the period from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020. This plan provides an overview of the goals and objectives which will guide the City in its use of HUD funds. For further information, see 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan.
Each year, the City of Arlington develops an annual Action Plan which details the activities and projects that will be implemented with grant funds. The program year is July 1st to June 30th of the following year. Projects are selected that meet the Strategic Plan goals and objectives. See current and prior year Action Plans below.
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports (CAPER)
Upon the completion of each program year, the City of Arlington prepares a report to the community on the expenditure of funds and a review of the progress made in meeting goals and objectives. The report is available in a newsletter format that provides highlights as well as a more detailed report.