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File #: R-17-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Second Reader
File created: 4/21/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis - Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant - For the purpose of partnering with the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis in the application for a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant; and approving a matching contribution of the application filing fee.
Sponsors: Dajuan K. Gay, Ross Arnett, Sheila Finlayson, Elly Tierney, Rhonda Pindell Charles
Attachments: 1. R-17-21 First Reader, 2. R-17-21 Staff Report, 3. R-17-21 Fiscal Impact Note
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Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis - Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant - For the purpose of partnering with the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis in the application for a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant; and approving a matching contribution of the application filing fee.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 17-21

Introduced by: Alderman Gay, Alderman Arnett
Co-sponsored by: Alderwoman Finlayson, Alderwoman Tierney,
Alderwoman Pindell Charles

A RESOLUTION concerning

Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis - Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant

FOR the purpose of partnering with the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis in the application for a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant; and approving a matching contribution of the application filing fee.

WHEREAS, in 2020, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA) initiated a strategic review of redevelopment opportunities for the Phase II portfolio, including Harbour House, Eastport Terrace, Robinwood, and Bloomsbury Square; and

WHEREAS, HACA's consultants, EJP Consulting Group, LLC (EJP), prepared the "Portfolio Assessment and Preliminary Recommendations" (Report); and

WHEREAS, the Report recommends a wide-scale community planning process for the repositioning and redevelopment of the Harbour House and Eastport Terrace properties (inclusive of HACA office complex), which a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant could support; and

WHEREAS, Choice Neighborhood Planning Grants support the development of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans which focus on directing resources to address three core goals: Housing, People and Neighborhood; and

WHEREAS, in March, 2021, the HACA Board of Commissioners authorized the submission of a Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant application; and

WHEREAS, HUD...

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