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First Substantial Amendment to the City of Oakland's 2019/2020 Annual Action Plan

Publish Date: May, 06 2020

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING & INVITATION FOR PUBLIC REVIEW AND FEEDBACK ON THE

CITY OF OAKLAND FIRST SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO THE 2019/20 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

The City encourages the public to review and public feedback on the First Substantial Amendment to the 2019/20 Annual Action Plan, available online at https://www.oaklandca.gov/documents/first-substantial-amendment-to-the-city-of-oaklands-2019-2020-annual-action-plan from May 8, 2020 - May 19, 2020.

All public feedback and inquiries regarding this document during the review period should be forwarded to cdbg@oaklandca.gov by May 19, 2020.

This First Amendment To The Oakland 2019/20 Annual Action Plan:

1. Accepts and appropriates Community Development Block Grant funds recently awarded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, Economic Security Act (CARES Act) [CDBG-CV];

2. Redirects 2019/20 CDBG funds from the City’s Relocation Program to the Main Street Launch Small Business Loan program;

3. Establishes “back-up” projects under the City’s CDBG Program; and

4. Updates the City’s Citizen Participation Plan as a condition of the CDBG-CV (CARES Act) funding.

See Sections AP-05, AP-15 and AP-38 for applicable amendments to the City’s 2019/20 Annual Action Plan.

A virtual public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday May 19, 2020 at 1:30pm to hear the First Substantial Amendment to the City of Oakland 2019/2020 Annual Action Plan first passed by City Council on June 4, 2019. The public hearing will be held via Zoom teleconference and on KTOP (Xfinity channel 10 or ATT channel 99). For details on how to observe or participate in the virtual public hearing, please go to https://oakland.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx and select theCity Council Agenda” for May 19th. Zoom, dial-in and KTOP access instructions are provided.