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At their Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized staff to continue the application process to utilize the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG – DR) Hurricane Harvey infrastructure funding through the Texas General Land Office (GLO) in the amount of $954,306, and opened the 30-day comment period for citizen participation.
The grant funds are provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for recovery from Hurricane Harvey and is being disbursed through the GLO.
City staff has notified GLO of the City’s intent to use the CDBG – DR funds for the Cangelosi Detention Improvement project. This project is currently identified within the City’s 5-year Capital Improvement Program and is estimated to cost approximately $2 million (Design and Construction) to implement.
The broad scope of work includes channel widening and raising the embankment of the existing channel/detention facility. This project when implemented will alleviate flooding in the contributing watershed in addition to accommodating new developmental projects. As a requirement of allocating these funds, this project location falls within the CDBG eligible program boundary area.
To ensure public participation, a Cangelosi Detention Improvement Project Citizen Open House is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Old Municipal Court Room, 1522 Texas Pkwy. For more details on the meeting, view the City website links below:
Citizens may also provide written or oral comments regarding the Cangelosi Detention Improvement Project until Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 to the following address: Attn: Chalisa Dixon, City of Missouri City, 1522 Texas Pkwy., Missouri City, Texas, 77489. For more details, contact Community Development Coordinator Chalisa Dixon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 281.403.8628.
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