Projects Awarded 2016-2017 CDBG Funds

Gene Howe Park $300,000
Project renovates Glenwood Park to include installation of splash pad, walkways, covered seating, and landcaping

Community Improvement  Inspector $67,482
Project funds salary and operating cost of one Community Improvement Inspector to work neighborhood services in the CDBG Target Area.

Demolition and Clearance $150,000
Project will fund the removal of substandard vacant structures condemned by the City Commission as a public hazard.

Jan Werner Adult Day Care $16,000
Project will provide adult daycare services for low income elderly and disabled persons at reduced cost.

Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle – Interfaith Hunger Project $26,000
Project will provide food at no cost to elderly and disabled clients through a food pantry located at Guyon Saunders Resource Center, sustaining client independence by allowing them to select their own groceries.

Transportation for the Homeless $4,500
Project will provide city bus tickets to 8 homeless shelters to assist homeless persons with transportation.
Guyon Saunders Homeless Dayroom – Dayroom Staff $10,997
Project will fund staff salary at the Guyon Saunders Homeless Dayroom

PRPC – Childcare Match  $80,000
Project will fund lower cost childcare services to low and moderate income households.   Funds will be matched by Texas Workforce Commission.

PRPC-FoodNET $22,000
Project will provide noon meals to homebound elderly and disabled persons at no cost.

Wesley Community Center – Wrestling Program $10,000
Project will fund salary for wrestling coach to teach wrestling techniques and life skills to youth.

Emergency Repair Grants $247,243
Program will provide grants to low income homeowners for repair of hazardous conditions in their homes.

Minor Housing Rehabilitation Assistance $78,610
Project will provide financial assistance to low income homeowners for moderate renovations of their homes.

Rehabilitation Support Administration $150,437
Project will fund salary and operational support for the Rehab Inspector I and II who provide the inspection and construction oversight services for the CDBG and HOME housing activities.

Program Management $291,929
Project will fund salary and operational support for the management and administration of the CDBG and HOME programs.  Staff include Community Development Administrator, Program Coordinator, Administrative Technician, and Administrative Assistant.

Salvation Army Warming Up Project                          $20,000

Project will fund renovations of commercial kitchen at The Salvation Army Emergency Shelter.

Family Support Services                                                   $5,000

Project will fund curriculum and materials for the Strengthening Families Program at Family Support Services.

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