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.
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.
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.
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.
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.