This notice begins the 30-day public comment period for the City of Bremerton Community Development Block Grant Application Process 2022 Funding Recommendations. A Public Hearing will be held during the Bremerton City Council regularly scheduled meeting on October 20th at 5:30 PM, to review the 2022 City of Bremerton Projected Use of Funds, to be included in the City of Bremerton 2022 Action Plan.
Estimated funds available totaled approximately $450,000. Sources of this funding include estimated 2022 entitlement, estimated 2022 Program Income. In addition to the Federal objectives for CDBG programs, local City of Bremerton priorities and polices were considered by the citizen members of the Project Review Committee when reviewing applications.
The City of Bremerton is an Entitlement Community under the federally funded Community Development Block Grant Program. Funds are received annually from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for local projects that primarily benefit low income people, and preserve or increase units of affordable housing. The City of Bremerton published a 2022 Policy Plan detailing the management of its CDBG program. It is available for review on the City website (address below). The funding recommendations are included in the 2022 Action Plan submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by the City of Bremerton. The City also is a recipient of American Rescue Plan Act funding (ARPA). These funds are to be used to address economic stabilization for households and businesses. The Project Review Committee recommends utilizing some of these funds to support work that implements the intention of the funding.
The City of Bremerton Community Development Block Grant Program welcomes written public comment September 10th through October 11th. Please submit all comments to:
City of Bremerton Community Block Grant Program
345 6th Street, Suite 100
Bremerton, WA 98337
The full 2022 Projected Use of funds, including detailed project descriptions can be found here:
The City of Bremerton 2022 City of Bremerton CDBG/HOME Policy Plan has been approved by City Council via Resolution number 3339. The City of Bremerton has created this plan detailing the policies behind the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds and HOME Investment Partnership funds for the 2022 Program Year. The plan contains details on eligible applicants, eligible activities, Federal requirements for use of funds, the allocation process and other detailed information relevant to those who would be interested in applying for these funds.