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City of Coral Springs
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
Proposed Annual Action Plan FY 2019-2020 (10/1/19 to 9/30/20)

The City of Coral Springs is an entitlement recipient of federal funds and receives an annual allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. In FY 2019-2020, the City will receive an allocation of $761,605.00. The purpose of these funds is to provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and better economic opportunities for low- to moderate-income residents in the City of Coral Springs.

The Annual Action Plan identifies the proposed projects for federal funding for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and shows the linkage between projects and the specific objectives developed to address the priority needs identified in the Five-Year Consolidated Plan.

The City of Coral Springs Community Development Division is soliciting public input for the preparation of the Annual Action Plan. All interested agencies, organizations, and persons are invited to submit input on the Annual Action Plan to the Community Development Division at 9500 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, FL 33065 or Broward County – Housing Finance and Community Redevelopment Division located at 110 NW 3rd Street, Suite 300, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

YEAR ACTIVITY NAME  AMOUNT
2019-2020 Ramblewood ADA Sidewalk Study – Conduct sidewalk study within the Ramblewood area of existing and non-existing sidewalks in order to create a design that is in compliance with current ADA standards and regulations.  $20,000.00
2019-2020 NW 24th Street Sidewalk Replacement - Funds will be used to remove existing asphalt and replace with concrete sidewalk that is in compliance with current ADA standards on the south side of NW 24th Street, between Forest Hills Drive and Riverside Drive $60,000.00 
2019-2020 NW 27th Street Sidewalk Replacement - Funds will be used to remove existing asphalt and replace with concrete sidewalk that is in compliance with current ADA standards on NW 27th Street, between Forest Hills Drive and Riverside Drive. $70,000.00 
2019-2020 NW 28th Street Sidewalk Replacement - Funds will be used to remove existing asphalt and replace with concrete sidewalk that is in compliance with current ADA standards along the north side of NW 28th Street, east of University Drive. $120,000.00 
2019-2020 Home Repair - Provide home repair assistance to homeowners who are experiencing conditions in and around their homes that pose a threat to their health, safety, and welfare.  $40,043.25
2019-2020 Youth Scholarship Program - Funds are used to provide scholarships to low- to moderate-income youth within the City of Coral Springs for Recreational Programs, including: high touch tech science, baseball, dance, gymnastics, cheerleading, soccer, basketball, tennis, mad science and sticky fingers. $50,000.00
2019-2020 Senior Recreation and Functional Training - Funds are used to provide free classes to seniors who live in Coral Springs, including circuit training and functional training. Classes are held at the Sartory Senior Center at Mullins Park and the Aquatic Complex $40,000.00
2019-2020 Senior Recreation and Therapeutic Program - Funds are used to provide free classes to seniors who live in Coral Springs, including arts and crafts, dancercise, line dancing, tai chi and yoga. Classes are held at the Sartory Senior Center at Mullins Park. 24,240.75
2019-2020 Castlewood Park Replacement - Funds will be used to remove existing playground and replace it at a centralized location in the park to increase safety measures. The playground structure will include new equipment, new curbing, new fencing and new ADA accessible surfacing. $85,000.00
2019-2020 Lions Park Lighting Project - Funds will be used to remove and replace current metal halide fixtures with new LED fixtures to meet candle power and safety requirements. The new lighting increases energy efficiency, storm resistance, and safety for residents. $100,000.00
2019-2020 Planning and Administration - Cost associated with administering the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and preparation of the Plans. $152,321.00
  TOTAL $761,605.00

Public Comment

The 30-day public comment period will commence on June 17, 2019 and end July 16, 2019. A draft copy of the FY 2019-2020 Action Plan is located at the City of Coral Springs Community Development Division located at 9500 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, Florida 33065. Citizens are encouraged to comment upon the FY 2019-2020 proposed Annual Action Plan activities.

The City of Coral Springs’ Commission will conduct a public hearing on the Annual Action Plan on July 17, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. in the City of Coral Springs Commission Chambers, Coral Springs City Hall, located at 9500 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, Florida 33065. Interested parties are encouraged to attend and participate.

For additional information on this hearing, please contact the City of Coral Springs Community Development Division at (954) 344-1161. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Florida Statutes Section 286.26, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this hearing should contact the Office of City Clerk at least 72 (3 business days) hours prior to the hearing at (954) 344-1065 for assistance.


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Home Repair Program

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Home Repair's Criteria & Application Process

Programs Offered through the City of Coral Springs:

 

There are also several programs offered directly through Broward County. Visit the Broward County Office of Housing Finance for more information about those programs, including First Time Homebuyer's (Purchase Assistance).

Purchase Assistance/First-Time Homebuyer
The City of Coral Springs does not offer a purchase assistance program. Interested individuals should contact surrounding cities for their program information.