|SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County expects to obtain a $201,535,000.00 allocation from the U.S. Division of Housing and City Improvement (HUD) Group Improvement Block Grant – Catastrophe Restoration (CDBG-DR) to help with Hurricane Ian restoration and mitigation efforts and create the Resilient SRQ program.
“I’m so happy with the county, we responded so nicely to the early wants. One factor we’ve stated alongside is that it’s an extended street to restoration, and this cash goes to actually assist with individuals rebuilding their houses, rebuilding infrastructure and filling the hole of unmet wants,” stated Sarasota County Fee Chair Ron Cutsinger.
|The county will full a collection of pre-award submissions and develop a public motion plan to be used of the CDBG-DR funds for the Resilient SRQ program. As soon as finalized, the plan would require approval from the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners and HUD previous to the county taking receipt of the funds.
The county will conduct an unmet wants evaluation and develop an motion plan over the following a number of months. The plan will element tasks and packages to finest meet the unmet wants in Sarasota County recognized within the evaluation. The tasks will probably be designed to primarily help low to reasonable revenue households and fall into the classes of housing, restoration of infrastructure, financial revitalization and mitigation. The group is invited to take part within the improvement of the Resilient SRQ program motion plan and extra data will probably be launched as alternatives are finalized at scgov.internet/ResilientSRQ.
Sarasota County efficiently disbursed funds into the group in earlier and ongoing federal packages such because the Coronavirus Support, Reduction, and Financial Safety Act, State and Native Restoration Funds Program and the Emergency Rental Help Program.
Extra data on Resilient SRQ and the CDBG-DR funds may be discovered within the HUD media launch and HUD’s web site. As Sarasota County’s plans are finalized, extra data will probably be supplied.