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Housing and Community Development Commission

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

3:30 PM

Lake County Illinois

Lake County Courthouse and Administrative Complex 18 N. County Street

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Waukegan, IL 60085-4351

2nd floor Conference Room - Central Permit Facility 500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville

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Housing and Community Development Commission

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Agenda Report - Final

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Agenda Report - Final

1. ROLL CALL

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

2.1 18-0174 Approval of the November 15, 2017 Minutes

11.15.17 Minutes.pdfAttachments:

3. CHAIR'S REMARKS

4. PUBLIC COMMENTS (items not on the agenda)

5. OLD BUSINESS

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6. NEW BUSINESS

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6.1 18-0198 Discussion: Proposed ServicePoint Coordinating Council

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ServicePoint, a web-based service coordination database, is utilized by a range of interested parties for service coordination in Lake County. Within

this context, four primary uses (Homeless Management Information System(HMIS)), Coordinated Entry, Referral Network, and Find Help Lake County) are integrated into one common technology platform that is managed by Lake County Community Development staff.
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The HCDC will be discussing the attached proposal to establish a broad community-based governance structure encompassing all uses of ServicePoint.

Proposed ServicePoint Coordinating Council_Executive Summary.pdfAttachments:

6.2 18-0195 City of Waukegan 2016 CDBG Project Scope Change

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The City of Waukegan was approved for a 20,000 CDBG award of pre-2015 Lake County CDBG funds to be used for soil testing at a potential site for

affordable housing. The proposed project did not advance, so no soil testing was needed. When an approved project changes or does not move forward, recipients of Lake County CDBG funds can request a project scope change.
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Per the attached letter, the City of Waukegan requests a project scope change to CDBG-Eligible accessibility improvements in front of City Hall.

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This project would be in support of Goal 7 Assist People with Disabilities of the Lake County Consolidated Plan for Housing Urban Development.

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Waukegan Reallocation Letter.pdfAttachments:

6.3 18-0192 Lake County Haven CDBG 2016 New Shelter Acquisition Funding Shift to 2017

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The Lake County Haven, a Libertyville-based shelter and housing provider for homeless women and children, was approved for a 2016 CDBG grant of

148,000 for acquisition of a house in Libertyville or Deerfield to serve as its second shelter facility.
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Agenda Report - Final

Due to the difficulty of finding a suitable house in these areas, the Lake County Haven has requested a shift in its CDBG funding from program year

2016 to 2017.
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The 148,000 in 2016 CDBG funds will be reallocated per recommendations of the Affordable Housing Advisory Recommendation Committee (ARC) in the next

agenda item.
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6.4 18-0193 U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development (HUD) Proposed Annual Action Plan Amendments - Presentation and Discussion

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HUD requires the submission of an Annual Action Plan (AAP) and associated amendments to govern expenditure of federal housing and community

development funding for each program year.
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The proposed Fifth Amendment to the 2015 AAP shifts 98,170 of City of Waukegan HOME funds from an acquisition, rehab, resale project to the City of

Waukegan s ongoing Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation (OOR) program. It also incorporates the November 15, 2017 approval by the HCDC of an additional 118,000 to be invested by the Black Chamber of Commerce of Lake County in additional small business loans over the next two years.
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The proposed Third Amendment to the 2016 AAP includes the previous agenda item s shift of Lake County Haven CDBG funding from program year 2016 to

2017. In its place, the Affordable Housing Advisory Recommendation Committee (ARC) on January 19 recommended 32,950 in CDBG funding for the City of North Chicago for demolition to create new housing and 115,050 in CDBG funding for Lake County Residential Development Corporation (LCRDC) for site preparation for an affordable housing project. LCRDC s grant will be combined with 2017 CDBG funding for a total of 395,190 per ARC recommendation.
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The proposed First Amendment to the 2017 AAP incorporates the November 15, 2017 decision by the HCDC to shift CDBG funding for the Zion Woods

affordable housing project in Deerfield from the planned 2017-2018 period to 2018-2019 program years. As a result, the ARC on January 19, 2018 recommended the following 2017 CDBG housing grants:
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o AHC of Lake County - 100,000 for their Home Accessibility Program (HAP); o A-Safe-Place - 69,900 for accessibility upgrades to their domestic

violence
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shelter; o Glenkirk - 11,283 for the rehabilitation of a CILA group homes; and o LCRDC - 270,817 for site preparation for an affordable housing

project.
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6.5 18-0188 PUBLIC HEARING - Amendments to the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Annual Action Plans for the U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development (HUD)

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6.6 18-0194 Approval: HUD 2015, 2016 2017 Annual Action Plan Amendments

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires the submission of an Annual Action Plan and associated amendments to govern

expenditure of federal housing and community development funding for each year of grant funding.
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The Lake County HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Consortium is comprised of Lake County and the Cities of Waukegan and North Chicago; all three

jurisdictions receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.
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Agenda Report - Final

The proposed and attached amendments include: First Amendment to the Fifth Amendment to the 2015 Annual Action Plan; Third Amendment to the 2016

Annual Action Plan; and First Amendment to the 2017 Annual Action Plan. These three amendments reflect recommendations discussed in previous agenda item 6.4. and in addition to the Public Hearing will be subject to a thirty-day public comment period (February 9 to March 9, 2018) as the recommendations advance to the Lake County Board for approval on March 13, 2018.
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2015 AAP 5th Amendment HCDC.pdf

2016 AAP 3rd Amendment_HCDC.pdf

2017 AAP 1st Amendment_HCDC.pdf

Attachments:

7. STAFF REPORTS

8. ADJOURNMENT

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