Projects Awarded 2016-2017 CDBG Funds

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Gene Howe Park

$300,000

Project renovates Glenwood Park to include installation of splash pad, walkways, covered seating, and landscaping


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.