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Community Development Block Grant
State Community Development Block Grant Program
CITY OF MEDINA, OHIO
PY 2021 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
SMALL CITIES PROGRAMS
PY 2020 TARGET OF OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM CARES ACT GRANT
The City of Medina applied to the State of Ohio, Development Services Agency (ODSA) for funding under PY2021 the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small Cities Program, a federally funded program administered by the State of Ohio, Development Services Agency. The City applied for funds under the Program Year PY 2021 CDBG Small Cities Program Community Development Allocation Program (biennial) in the amount of $150,000, and the Targets of Opportunity Program CDBG-CV in the amount of $391,000.
Public hearings were held 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.
The PY21 CDBG Allocation Grant request included $49,400 for Code Enforcement, $73,100 for Public Service to provide funding toward the Medina County Transit routes in the city, $18,000 for a community lawn mowing, $6,500 for Fair Housing programing and administration, and $3,500 for local administration.
The PY Target of Opportunity Program CARES Act Grant (CDBG-CV) was applied for and the city was awarded $391,000 for the purpose of rehabilitation and expansion of the Medina County Battered Women's shelter.
For more information on current grants and Fair Housing Complaints or information, please contact:
City of Medina Fair Housing Coordinator
132 North Elmwood Avenue
Medina, Ohio 44256