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File #: O-155-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 3/22/2019 In control: Neighborhoods Department
On agenda: 4/16/2019 Final action: 4/16/2019
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to accept, deposit, appropriate, and expend the Emergency Solutions Grant estimated to be $606,390 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to fund Emergency Solutions Grant Program activities; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Schedule A, 2. Audio: Agenda Review 3/26/2019, 3. Audio: Agenda Review 4/9/2019
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33rd (2019) Program Year ESG
Department of Neighborhood and Business Development
Bonita Bonds
419-245-1401

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Authorizing the Mayor to accept, deposit, appropriate, and expend the Emergency Solutions Grant estimated to be $606,390 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to fund Emergency Solutions Grant Program activities; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The City of Toledo (COT) receives from the U.S. Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) a designated Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) amount, as an entitlement city and participating jurisdiction, for the purpose of ending homelessness in Toledo. The city's receipt and acceptance of the grant amount compels it to utilize the funds within certain HUD regulations, directives, and guidelines, as well as, pursuant to the HUD approved Five Year Consolidated Plan for the City of Toledo. Specifically, the Consolidated Plan which the COT must follow is in effect from 2015 through 2020. Each year, however, the COT submits to HUD its One Year Action Plan, describing how it will continue to implement and execute the Five Year Consolidated Plan. The City must submit the One Year Action Plan each year within the respective five year period in order to continue to receive the annual ESG allocation from HUD. In the Five Year Consolidated Plan, as well as, the 2019-2020 Action Plan, one of eight priorities is "ending homelessness". Likewise, the Consolidated Plan and each year's Action Plan, inclusive of the 2019-2020, specifies that the COT will partner and collaborate with the HUD designated Continuum of Care (CoC) entity for Toledo (and Lucas County), i.e., the Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board (TLCHB), in addressing the goal of ending homelessness in the community. It is the TLCHB as the HUD designated CoC entity that coordinates the response (e.g., rapid re-housing), the resources (e.g., leveraging of several funding sources), and the responsibility (e.g., ...

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