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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND NOTICE OF 15-DAY COMMENT PERIOD FOR THE DRAFT SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM ACTION PLANS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND
NOTICE OF 15-DAY COMMENT PERIOD
FOR THE DRAFT SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO FISCAL YEAR
2019-2020 NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM ACTION PLANS

The City of San Bernardino is an entitlement jurisdiction that received Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funds through the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 directly from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The City received approximately $11,685,000 from two rounds of funding.

As a condition to receiving these funds, the City must provide notification of how the City intends to invest these federal funds to stabilize the City’s neighborhoods and stem the decline of property values.  The amendments are for the inclusion of Eligible Use E for both Neighborhood Stabilization Program 1(NSP1) and Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 (NSP 3) which allows funding for projects involving new construction.

The amendment of the NSP1 plan adds the Eastpointe Village Intentional Community project for $300,000 in predevelopment costs. The end use for this project is the development of approximately 30 single family owner occupied units on vacant lots located in the general area of Arden/Guthrie. A second proposed project for the NSP1 plan is up to $550,000 in predevelopment costs for the development of approximately 75 multi-family units on 4 acres of park land currently part of Seccombe Lake Park. 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Bernardino has prepared a draft Substantial Amendment to the FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2019-2020 NSP Action Plan as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Copies of the draft 2019-2020 NSP Action Plan will be available to the public for review and comment at 290 North D St. 1st Floor beginning Monday April 5, 2021 and up to and including Tuesday April 21, 2021 on the City’s website at www.ci.san-bernardino.ca.us and at the following location:    

  • City of San Bernardino Community and Economic Development Department 201 N. “E” Street, 3rd Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92401

In addition, the City of San Bernardino will hold a public hearing on the following to receive public comments on the proposed Substantial Amendment to FY 2019-2020 NSP Action Plan.  In an effort to protect public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to enable appropriate social distancing, the public hearing will be a virtual hearing in lieu of an in-person public hearing.  The City of San Bernardino encourages the public to view the City Council meeting on television or online.  The meeting will be broadcast live on Time Warner Channel 3 or Charter Spectrum Channel 3 and live streamed online April 21, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.

All comments relative to the AMENDED FY 2019-2020 NSP Action Plans should be submitted to the City of San Bernardino, Community and Economic Development Department no later than 4:00 P.M. April 21, 2021 to Kamrani_De@sbcity.org.

SPECIAL ACCOMODATIONS

For persons needing special accommodations to access the virtual meetings, please contact the City Clerk at 909-384-5002

PUBLIC COMMENT OPTIONS:

COMMENTS AND CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE EMAILED TO publiccomments@SBCity.Org by 4:00 P.M. April 21, 2021 to be included in the WRITTEN RECORD; OR

(2) CALL (909) 384-5208 (NEW NUMBER), LEAVE A RECORDED MESSAGE, BY 4:00 P.M. April 21, 2021 (NOT TO EXCEED THREE MINUTES), WHICH WILL BE PLAYED DURING THE PUBLIC COMMENT SECTION OF THE AGENDA.

***ITEMS THAT ARE SUBMITTED TO BE PART OF THE MEETING RECORD CAN BE FOUND USING THE LINK BELOW: http://edocs.sbcity.org/WebLink/Browse.aspx?id=4077961&dbid=0&repo=SB

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE AT 909-384-5002. Questions regarding the draft Substantial Amendment to Fiscal Year  2019-2020 Neighborhood Stabilization Program Action Plans may be addressed to Debbie Kamrani, Housing Consultant, with the City of San Bernardino Community and Economic Development Department located at 201 N. “E” Street, 3rd Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92401 or by email at Kamrani_De@sbcity.org.  

Genoveva Rocha
City Clerk

Publish: Monday April 5, 2021

Sub Amendment NSP1 April 5, 2021 for public hearing
Sub Amendment NSP3 March 31 2021 for agenda attachment