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Community Development Block Grant

State Community Development Block Grant Program





The City of Medina is eligible to apply to the State of Ohio, Development Services Agency (ODSA) for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small Cities Program, a federally funded program administered by the State of Ohio, Development Services Agency. The City is eligible to apply for funds under the Program Year PY 2021 CDBG Small Cities Program Community Development Allocation Program (biennial) in the amount of $150,000, Residential Public Infrastructure Program up to $750,000, Economic Development Program up to $500,000, Targets of Opportunity Program CDBG-CV(amount varies), Neighborhood Revitalization Program up to $750,000, Critical Infrastructure Program up to $500,000, and Downtown Revitalization Grant Program up to $250,000.


The State of Ohio received $27.2 million in the first allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) funds through the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The City of Medina is eligible to apply for projects under CDBG-CV that prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic through the Targets of Opportunity CARES Act funding.

The first of two (or more) public hearings will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at Medina City Hall, 132 N. Elmwood Avenue, Medina, Ohio 44256, to provide citizens with pertinent information about the CDBG programs including an explanation of eligible activities and program requirements. The CDBG program can fund a broad range of activities, including: economic development projects, street projects, water supply projects, drainage and sanitary sewer improvements, park improvements, demolition of unsafe structures, rehabilitation of housing and neighborhood facilities, and public service activities. The activities must be designed to primarily benefit low and moderate income persons or aid in the prevention or elimination of slum and blight.


Citizens are encouraged to attend this meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. to provide their input on the City’s CDBG program. No final decisions regarding projects will be made at this hearing.


 Until further notice and in accordance with State of Ohio orders:

  • Public meeting attendance should be minimized as much as possible to accommodate the minimum 6 foot separation between individuals within the same space.
  • Face masks will be mandatory for all people in attendance. Please bring your own, but, if you can’t, face masks may be available at City Hall for attendees.


Jonathan Mendel

Community Development Director

City of Medina

(330) 722-9023

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For more information on current grants and Fair Housing Complaints or information, please contact:

Jonathan Mendel

Community Development Director

City of Medina Fair Housing Coordinator
132 N. Elmwood Avenue
Medina, Ohio  44256
(330) 722-0397

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