WHEREAS, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (the “Secretary”) is authorized under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (the “Act”), to make grants to states and other local governments (“CDBG Funds”) to help finance Community Development Programs; and
WHEREAS, Nassau County (the “County”) and the Town of North Hempstead (the “Town”) previously entered into a Cooperative Agreement, as amended, to participate in Community Development Programs (the “Cooperative Agreement”); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the Cooperative Agreement, the County and the Town agreed to undertake project activities (“Project Activities”) using CDBG Funds under the Act, to be received by the County for the 44th Program Year; and
WHEREAS, the Secretary has approved an application for Community Development Block Grant Funds under the Act, submitted by the County and participating municipalities for the 44th Program Year; and
WHEREAS, the County has allocated CDBG Funds in the amount of Seven Hundred Forty Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($740,000.00) to the Town for the 44th Program Year (the “CDBG Allocation”), and has proposed that the County, the Town, and the Town Community Development Agency (the “Agency”) enter into an agreement for the payment of the CDBG Allocation as consideration for the Agency’s undertaking and completing the Project Activities and the Town overseeing the Agency in connection with same (the “CDBG Subrecipient Agreement”); and
WHEREAS, the Town Board deems it to be in the public interest for the Town to enter into the CDBG Subrecipient Agreement.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED that the Supervisor is authorized to execute the CDBG Subrecipient Agreement, a copy of which shall be on file in the Office of the Town Clerk, to oversee the Agency in its undertaking of Project Activities with the CDBG Allocation and to take such other action as may be reasonable and necessary to effectuate the foregoing; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the Office of the Town Attorney be and hereby is authorized and directed to supervise the execution of the CDBG Subrecipient Agreement, and to take such other actions as may be necessary to effectuate the foregoing.
Dated: Manhasset, New York
December 18, 2018
The vote on the foregoing resolution was recorded as follows:
Ayes: Councilperson De Giorgio, Councilperson Ferrara, Councilperson Kaplan, Councilperson Russell, Councilperson Seeman, Councilperson Zuckerman, Supervisor Bosworth
cc: Town Attorney, Comptroller, Exec. Dir. CDA