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Public Notice-April 30, 2019

Department of Housing and Citizen Services

2020- 2021 Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG)

Request for Proposals for CDBG Funded Projects

The City of Pueblo is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP). Funding will be available for neighborhood improvement projects, public services and public facilities. Additional qualifications and information will be found in the application packet.

Applications are available as of May 01, 2019

Applications are DUE by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019

For more information and to access the full RFP application packet please call or visit our Office or you may download the application from our website by visiting the Housing Department at the City’s website www.pueblo.us.

City of Pueblo

Department of Housing and Citizen Services

2631 E. 4th St. 2nd. Fl.

Pueblo, CO. 81001

719-553-2850

TTY 7-1-1 or 800-659-2656

Public Notice-April 22, 2019

PUEBLO CONSORTIUM

HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP ACT

2019 Notice of Funding Availability

The Pueblo Consortium (City and County of Pueblo) was formed to increase the availability of federal funding received in the Pueblo community. The Consortium receives federal HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for increasing the stock of decent, safe and affordable housing. The Consortium is currently accepting applications for the development of affordable multi-family rental housing and the development of single-family for sale housing.

Applications can be picked up at the City of Pueblo’s Department of Housing and Citizen Services, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or it can be accessed through the City’s website. Completed applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019. All proposals submitted for funding must comply with the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and this notice.

City of Pueblo

Department of Housing and Citizen Services

Attn: Bryan Gallagher

2631 East 4 Street, 2nd Floor

Pueblo, Colorado 81001

(719) 553-2849

TTY 7-1-1 or 800-659-2656

www.pueblo.us

Public Notice-April 10, 2019

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS 

Date of Publication: April 10, 2019                         Grant Number:          M-18-DC-08-0205

City of Pueblo                                                                                                M-17-DC-08-0205

One City Hall Place                                                                                         

Pueblo, CO.  81003                                                                                         

719-553-2655

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Pueblo.

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about May 1, 2019 the City of Pueblo will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of the HOME Investment Partnership Funds Grant authorized by Title II of the Gonzales-Cranston National Affordable Housing Act, 42U.S.C. 12701, as amended,  to undertake a project known as the Sunset Motel Conversion to Senior Housing, for the purpose of planning, rehabilitation, and maintenance of  the multi-family housing project located at 2124 Lake Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado  81004.

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

The City of Pueblo has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment.  Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required.  Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the Pueblo Department of Housing and Citizen Services located at 2631 E. 4th Street, Pueblo, Colorado  81001 and may be examined or copied weekdays 8 A.M. to 4:30P.M.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to Bryan Gallagher, Acting Director of the Department of Housing and Citizen Services, 2631 E 4th Street, Pueblo, Colorado  81001.  All comments received by April 30, 2019 will be considered by the City of Pueblo prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.  Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.

RELEASE OF FUNDS

The City of Pueblo certifies to HUD that Nicholas A. Gradisar in his capacity as Mayor consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied.  HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities, and allows the City of Pueblo to use Program funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

 HUD will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Pueblo’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Pueblo; (b) the City of Pueblo has omitted a step or failed to make a decision of finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD; or (d) another Federal agency pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality.  Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures in 24 CFR Part 58 and shall be addressed to:

Mr. Aaron B. Gagne

Community Planning and Development Director, Region VIII

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

1670 Broadway Avenue – 25th Floor

Denver, Colorado  80202

Potential objectors should contact HUD to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Nicholas A. Gradisar, Mayor

City of Pueblo


Public Notice- November 29, 2018

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS 

Date of Publication: November 29, 2018                 Grant Number:          M-18-DC-08-0205

City of Pueblo                                                                                                M-17-DC-08-0205

One City Hall Place                                                                                         M-16-DC-08-0205

Pueblo, CO.  81003                                                                                         

719-553-2655

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Pueblo.

 REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about December 20, 2018 the City of Pueblo will authorize the Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo to submit a multi-year request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of the HOME Investment Partnership Funds Grant authorized by Title II of the Gonzales-Cranston National Affordable Housing Act, 42U.S.C. 12701, as amended,  to undertake a project known as the Replacement of the Sangre de Cristo Apartments (AMP100), for the purpose of planning, demolishing, constructing, maintaining, and managing the multi-family housing project bound by Sprague Avenue to the South, Mountain View Cemetery to the East and North of the project, and Prairie Avenue to the West.

 FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

The City of Pueblo has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment.  Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required.  Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the Pueblo Department of Housing and Citizen Services located at 2631 E. 4th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81001 and may be examined or copied weekdays 8 A.M. to 4:30P.M.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to Bryan Gallagher, Acting Director of the Department of Housing and Citizen Services, 2631 E 4th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81001.  All comments received by December 18, 2018 will be considered by the City of Pueblo prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.  Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.

RELEASE OF FUNDS

The City of Pueblo certifies to HUD that Christopher A. Nicoll in his capacity as City Council President consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied.  HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Pueblo to use Program funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

HUD will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Pueblo’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Pueblo; (b) the City of Pueblo has omitted a step or failed to make a decision of finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD; or (d) another Federal agency pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality.  Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures in 24 CFR Part 58 and shall be addressed to:

Mr. Aaron B. Gagne

Community Planning and Development Director, Region VIII

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

1670 Broadway Avenue – 25th Floor

Denver, Colorado 80202

Potential objectors should contact HUD to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Christopher A. Nicoll, City Council President

City of Pueblo

PUBLIC NOTICE- OCTOBER 29, 2018

MINOR REPAIRS PROGRAM

The Department of Housing and Citizen Services’ Minor Repairs Program is open and accepting applications. Up to 10 Minor Repair Projects will be undertaken with the available funding. 

The following Program requirements apply:

  • Property must be owned by applicant for the past two years;
  • All property taxes must be current and the property must be free of liens;
  • Property must be applicant’s primary residence; 
  • Assistance limit is up to $5,000.

Eligible repairs are limited to ONE of the categories listed below:

  • Mechanical: Repair or replacement of non-functioning heat system;
  • Electrical System: repair or replace unsafe wiring, outlets, breakers;
  • Plumbing System: repair or replacement of plumbing lines inside the house;
  • Safety and Security: Exterior doors, exterior door locks, dead bolts, window locks and broken windows;
  • Weatherization: Insulation, door and window weather-stripping, doors and window replacement, roofing;
  • Handicap Accessibility: Grab bars, rails, ADA compliant;
  • Exterior Residence Appearance: Exterior painting.

Applications are due November 30, 2018 by 5:00 pm MT and will be available as of October 29, 2018.

City of Pueblo Department of Housing and Citizen Services

2631 East 4th Street, Pueblo, CO  81001

Online at www.pueblo.us, Housing Dept.

To have an application packet mailed please call 719-553-2850, TTY 7-1-1 or 800-659 2656


PUBLIC NOTICE JULY 23, 2018

Department of Housing and Citizen Services

2019-2020 Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG) and

HOME Investment Partnership Act Funds (HOME)

Provide Input on Your Neighborhood Needs

The Department of Housing and Citizen Services will hold public hearings to receive comments on the housing and community development needs of the City of Pueblo for the 2019-2020 HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funding cycle.

The Citizens Advisory Committee will take comments and hear presentations on applications submitted for funding through the CDBG program.  Copies of the proposals are available for review at the Department of Housing and Citizen Services, 2631 E. 4 St., 2nd Floor, from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

ALL CITY RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!

August 9, 2018 from 2:30-7:00pm

 City Council Chambers, City Hall 

1 City Hall Place, 3rd Floor

Pueblo, CO 81003

If you require special accommodations for disabled or non-English speaking residents, please contact Beth Mauro at 719-553-2850, at least one day prior to the meeting.

JULY 23, 2018

Departamento de vivienda y servicios al ciudadano

2019-2020 Fondos de subvenciones para el desarrollo comunitario (CDBG) y

Fondos del Acta de Asociación de inversión casera (hogar) 

Proporcione información sobre las necesidades de su vecindario

El Departamento de vivienda y servicios al ciudadano llevará a cabo audiencias públicas para recibir comentarios sobre las necesidades de vivienda y desarrollo comunitario de la ciudad de pueblo para el 2019-2020 Programa HUD de desarrollo comunitario (CDBG) y ciclo de financiamiento de la ley de Asociación de inversión en el hogar.

El Comité Consultivo de ciudadanos tomará comentarios y escuchará presentaciones sobre solicitudes presentadas para financiamiento a través del programa CDBG.  Las copias de las propuestas están disponibles para su revisión en el Departamento de vivienda y servicios a los ciudadanos, 2631 E. 4 St., 2Nd Piso, desde 8:30 am-4:30 PM.

Todos los residentes de la ciudad se animan a asistir!

Agosto 9, 2018 desde 2:30-7:00pm

 Cámaras del Concejo Municipal, Ayuntamiento 

1 lugar del pasillo de ciudad, 3Rd Piso

Pueblo, CO 81003

Si usted requiere un alojamiento especial para residentes con discapacidades o que no hablan inglés, por favor comuníquese con Beth Mauro al 719-553-2850, por lo menos un día antes de la reunión.

PUBLIC NOTICE MAY 14, 2018

The City’s Department of Housing and Citizen Services has completed a draft 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER), which describes the City’s use of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and HOME federal funds for fiscal year 2017-2018.  A copy of the draft CAPER will be available for review from May 15 through May 31, 2018, on the City’s website at www.pueblo.us or in person, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the following locations:

Department of Housing and Citizen Services

2631 E. 4 St. Pueblo, CO.   81001

City Clerk’s Office

One City Hall Place, Pueblo, CO.  81003

Comments will be received until May 31, 2018 and can be directed to:

Bryan Gallagher, Acting Director

Department of Housing & Citizen Services

2631 E. 4th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81001.

719-553-2850, TTY 7-1-1 or 800-659-2656

or via email at housing@pueblo.us

Aviso Al Público MAY 14, 2018

El Departamento de Vivienda y Servicios al Público de la Cuidad de Pueblo

Reporte y Evaluación Consolidado de Desempeños Anuales (CAPER)

Periodo de Comentario Público

A todos los residentes, agencias, organizaciones y otros grupos interesados:

La cuidad de Pueblo tiene disponible para su reviso y comentario el Reporte y Evaluación Consolidado de Desempeños Anuales del 2017, para los siguientes programas de ayuda federal: HOME y CDBG, cubriendo el periodo 1 de Marzo del 2017 al 28 de Febrero del 2018.

Copias del reporte están disponibles para ser revisadas en la Oficina del Departamento de Vivienda y Servicios al Público, entre el 15 de Mayo hasta el 31 de Mayo, 2018, de 8 am a 5 pm.   Comentarios pueden ser mandados en forma de carta, por teléfono, en persona o vía email, y deben ser recibidos antes del 31 de Mayo, 2018. 

Para obtener más información o si tiene preguntas, comuníquese con Bryan Gallagher en el Departamento de Vivienda y Servicios al Público:

2631 E. 4 Street

Pueblo, Colorado 81003

Teléfono: 553-2845; TTY: 711 o 800-659-2656

Correo Electrónico: housing@pueblo.us

PUBLIC NOTICE-MAY 1, 2018

2019- 2020 Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG)

Request for Proposals for CDBG Funded Projects

 The City of Pueblo is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP). Funding will be available for Neighborhood Improvement Projects, Public Services and Public Facilities. Additional qualifications and information will be found in the application packet.                   

 Applications are available as of May 01, 2018

Applications are DUE by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2018

For more information and to access the full RFP application packet please call or visit our Office or you may download the application from our website by visiting the Housing Department at the City’s website www.pueblo.us.

City of Pueblo

Department of Housing and Citizen Services

2631 E. 4th St. 2nd. Fl.

Pueblo, CO. 81001

719-553-2850

TTY 7-1-1 or 800-659-2656

PUBLIC NOTICE-MAY 1, 2018

NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS (CHDO’S)

HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM FUNDS

The City of Pueblo Department of Housing and Citizen Services (City) announces the availability of approximately $162,496 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs) Set-Aside funds. Only CHDOs that have been certified for 2018 by the City of Pueblo are eligible to apply. Projects requiring additional funding will need to apply for non-set-aside funds through the HOME NOFA published in tandem with this Notice.  

Eligible activities under the NOFA are limited to those activities that will assist the City in meeting Priority 2- Homelessness as stated in the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan. CHDO Funding Applications will be available on May 1, 2018.

Application Deadline: June 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM to the following location:

Department of Housing and Citizen Services

Attention: Bryan Gallagher

2631 E. 4th St., 2nd Floor

Pueblo, CO. 81003

719-553-2845

This RFP is for HOME CHDO funds only!

PUBLIC NOTICE-JANUARY 2, 2018

CDBG CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

Revised Draft Annual Action Plan FY 2018-2019

The City of Pueblo and the Pueblo Consortium have completed the 2018-2019 Draft Annual Action Plan.  The Citizen's Advisory Committee (CAC) and City Staff will make the following recommendations to the City Council of the City of Pueblo for the allocation of the FY 2018 CDBG and HOME Grants.  This Plan is the 4th year of the Five-Year Consolidated Plan.  The public is invited to comment.  Comments may be submitted in writing until 4pm on February 12, 2018 to the attention of Ada Clark, Director, City of Pueblo, Department of Housing and Citizen Services, 2631 E 4th St, Pueblo, CO 81001, by phone 719-553-2850, TTY 7-1-1 or 800-59-2656 or via email at housing@pueblo.us .  

The anticipated grant amounts for 2018 are as follows:

CDBG                                                            $1,326,342

HOME                                                               $541,654

HOME Match Funds                                         $135,413                

Total Funds Available for 2018-2019             $2,003,409

A public hearing before the Pueblo City Council will be held at 7:00pm, Monday, February 12, 208, City Council Chambers, One City Hall Place, Pueblo, CO 81003.  Please contact Beth Mauro, at (719) 553-2850, if you need to request accommodations for disabled or non-English speaking residents.  Such requests must be made in advance of the scheduled public hearing.  A copy of the2018 Draft Annual Action Planwill be available at our Office at 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001, the City Clerk's Office at One City Hall Place, or by clicking on the link as of January 2, 2018.

To view a copy of the recommendations 2018 CAC Recommendations.

PUBLIC NOTICE-NOVEMBER 3, 2017
​​​​CANCELLATION OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR DRAFT 2018-2019 ACTION PLAN

The Department of Housing and Citizen Services published a public notice on October 13, 2017 advising the community that a public hearing would be held on November 13, 2017 to receive comments on the Draft 2018-2019 Annual Action Plan. The public hearing is hereby being canceled and the Ordinance approving the Action Plan has been removed from the City Council Agenda. Any questions on this matter can be directed to:

  Ada Clark, Director
 ​City of Pueblo, Department of Housing and Citizen Services
​ 2631 E. 4 St., Pueblo, CO. 81001. 
​  TTY 7-1-1 or 800-659-2656 ​​

PUBLIC NOTICE-OCTOBER 13, 2017


 DRAFT ANNUAL PLAN FY 2018-2019

The City of Pueblo and the Pueblo Consortium have completed the draft Annual Action Plan.  The Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC) and City Staff will make the following recommendations to the City Council of the City of Pueblo for the allocation of the FY 2018 CDBG and HOME Grants.  This Plan is the 4th year of the Five-Year Consolidated Plan.  The public is invited to comment. Comments may be submitted in writing until 4 p.m. on November 13, 2017 to the attention of Ada Clark, Director, City of Pueblo, Department of Housing and Citizen Services, 2631 E. 4 St., Pueblo, CO. 81001, by phone 719-553-2850, TTY 7-1-1 or 800-359-2656 or via email at housing@pueblo.us.

 

The anticipated grant amounts for 2018 are as follows:                                                               

CDBG                                                                                      $1,326,342

HOME                                                                                        $541,654

HOME Match Funds                                                                  $135,413                                        

Total Funds Available for 2018-2019                                     $2,003,409

  

A public hearing before the Pueblo City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 13, 2017, City Council Chambers, One City Hall Place, Pueblo, CO.  81003.  Please contact Beth Mauro, at (719) 553-2850, if you need to request accommodations for disabled or non-English speaking residents.  Such requests must be made in advance of the scheduled public hearing. A copy of the 2018 Draft Annual Action Plan will be available at our Office at 2631 E. 4 St., Pueblo, CO. 81001, the City Clerk’s Office at One City Hall Place, and will be available on our website by clicking on the above link.  To view the full 2018 Draft AAP Public Notice

MINOR REPAIRS PROGRAM

City of Pueblo, Department of Housing and Citizen Services has funds available for Minor Repairs applications. To qualify for the program, applicants must be of low to moderate-income homeowners. You must own the property for the past two years, property taxes must be current and the property must be free from all liens. The property must be the applicant’s primary residence. Eligible Minor Repairs include Mechanical: Repair or replacement of non-functioning heat system, Electrical System: repair or replace unsafe wiring, outlets, breakers, Plumbing System: repair or replacement of water heater, Safety and Security: Exterior doors, exterior door locks and dead bolts, window locks and broken windows, Weatherization: Insulation, door and window weather-stripping, doors and window replacement, roofing, Handicap accessibility: Grab bars, rails, ADA compliant, Exterior Residence Appearance: Exterior painting. Assistance limit is $5,000.

Applications are available from at the Department of Housing and Citizen Services, 2631 East 4th Street, Pueblo, CO 81001 or online, Minor Repairs Application. You may call, 719-553-2850, to request an application be mailed to you.