Community Development Block Grant
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federally funded grant program. CDBG funds are awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to qualifying communities to carry out a wide range of community development activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and providing improved community facilities and services.
Notice of Public Hearing - 2018 Annual Action Plan
The St. Cloud City Council will be holding a public hearing regarding the City of St. Cloud's CDBG 2018 Annual Action Plan on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, St. Cloud City Hall, 400 2nd St S.
In Program Year 2018 (PY2018), the City is expected to receive an estimated $500,000 in CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The CDBG program activities proposed for PY2018 are as follows:
|St. Cloud HRA - Single Family Rehab||$246,000|
|Whitney Senior Center - Commercial Kitchen Phase II||$30,000|
|St. Cloud Parks Department - Neighborhood Park Improvements||$45,000|
|Rotary & Youth for Christ - Pathways 4 Youth||$35,000|
|Salvation Army - S.M.A.R.T. Kids Program||$20,000|
|Anna Marie's Alliance - Case Management Software||$15,000|
|St. Cloud Area Crisis Nursery||$5,000|
|Tri-Cap - Project Connect||$4,000|
It is proposed that any additional CDBG funds that become available through an increased award, program income, and/or funds remaining from completed or canceled activities, are to be designated for use in the HRA's Single Family Homeowner Rehab program.
Public comment period: March 24 - April 23, 2018
Submit comments to: City of St. Cloud Planning Department
400 2nd St S
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Final City Council Consideration: April 16, 2018
Annual Action Plans
The City of St. Cloud is required to prepare an annual action plan to notify citizens and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of the city's intended actions to occur during that specific program year. The action plan identified the objectives the city hopes to achieve and outlines the activities the city will undertake to achieve those objectives.
PY2017 Annual Action Plan
PY2016 Annual Action Plan
PY2015 Annual Action Plan
PY2014 Annual Action Plan
PY2013 Annual Action Plan (Revised 10/7/14)
PY2012 Annual Action Plan (Revised 10/7/14)
PY2011 Annual Action Plan
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports
The City of St. Cloud is required to prepare an assessment of its accomplishments toward meeting the priority goals outlined in the 2010-2014 Consolidated Plan to citizens and HUD. This annual assessment is known as the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). The CAPER provides a review and evaluation of the City of St. Cloud’s progress toward meeting the annual goals and outcomes as outlined in the PY2010 Annual Action Plan and larger five year goals identified in the Consolidated Plan.
PY2014 CAPER and PY2014 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
PY2013 CAPER and PY2013 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
PY2012 CAPER and PY2012 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
PY2011 CAPER and PY2011 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
PY2010 CAPER and PY2010 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
- Expand and maintain affordable housing
- Invest in core neighborhoods through affordable housing, sustainable economic development, and other supportive activities
- Assist homeless and those at-risk of homelessness
- Assist special needs clientele to provide affordable and accessible housing
- Provide fair housing education and outreach to households and property owners
- Partner to address the needs of public infrastructure, facilities, and parks
Citizen Participation Plan
The City of St. Cloud encourages citizen participation in all aspects of government and particularly through its CDBG program.
Community Housing Study
In January 2013, the City of St. Cloud, in partnership with several community stakeholders, commissioned a housing assessment to enhance the understanding of housing and homeless issues throughout the community. The goals of the Housing Study are to enhance the understanding of housing and homeless issues throughout the community of St. Cloud, including needs, gaps and prospective priorities.