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Item No:††††††††††††††††††† 5M.

 

Meeting Date:†††††††††† September 10, 2012

 

From:††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ken Thomas, Director of Housing & Economic Development

 

Subject:††††††††††††††††††††† Resolution authorizing the long and short term objectives of the Leesburg Community Development Plan

 

 


Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the long and short term objectives of the Leesburg Community Development Plan.

 

Analysis:

In conjunction with the City pursuing funding from the Community Development Block Grant funds, it is a requirement of the City to pass a resolution approving the long and short term objectives of the Community Development Plan.The long and short term objectives are as follows:

 

LONG TERM OBJECTIVES

 

1. ††To improve the physical environment of the community to make it more functional, safe, and efficient and to preserve the integrity of the neighborhood.

 

2.††† To promote the public interest.

 

3.††† To inject long range considerations into the determination of short range decisions.

 

4.†† To bring professional and technical knowledge to bear on issues concerning social, economic, andphysical development.

 

5.To facilitate effective cooperation and coordination among all concerned with community development.

 

6.†† To identify all available resources for major opportunities and to improve the way of life for all in the community.

 


SHORT TERM OBJECTIVES

 

1.      To apply for Community Development Block Grant funds in the Neighborhood Revitalization category to make flood and drainage improvements and the undergrounding of electricity with electric underground reconnects in the Carver Heights Community within the City of Leesburg.

 

2.         To explore other possible resources for the purpose of improving the way of life for all citizens, especially those who live in deteriorated housing and neighborhoods.

 

Options:

1.Approve the resolution authorizing the implementation of the long and short term objectives or;

2.Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact:

There is no fiscal impact related to the objectives

 

Submission Date and Time:††† 9/6/2012 11:43 AM____

 

Department: ______________________

Prepared by:______________________†††††††††††††††††††††

Attachments:†††††††† Yes____†† No ______

Advertised:†† ____Not Required ______†††††††††††††††††††††

Dates:†† __________________________†††††††††††††††††††††

Attorney Review :†††††† Yes___No ____

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

FinanceDept. __________________†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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Deputy C.M. ___________________†††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _________________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget______________________

 

Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

RESOLUTION OF THE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG AUTHORIZING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LONG TERM AND SHORT TERM OBJECTIVES OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN; ; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:

 

††††††††††† WHEREAS, the City of Leesburg is located in Lake County, Florida.Based on the 2000 United States Census, the City of Leesburgís population was 15,956.Of the 15,956 residents, 3,045 or 12% are below the poverty level.

 

††††††††††† NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, THAT:

 

The City shall implement the following objectives:

 

††††††††††† LONG TERM OBJECTIVES:

 

1.To improve the physical environment of the community to make it more functional,†† safe, and efficient and to preserve the integrity of the neighborhood.

 

2.†† To promote the public interest.

 

3.†† To inject long range considerations into the determination of short range decisions.

 

4.To bring professional and technical knowledge to bear on issues concerning social, economic and physical development.

 

5. To facilitate effective cooperation and coordination amongall concerned with community development.

 

6.†† To identify all available resources for major opportunities and to improve the way of life for all in the community.

 

SHORT TERM OBJECTIVES

 

1.      To apply for Community Development Block Grant funds in the Neighborhood Revitalization category to make drainage improvements, sewer line replacement and water line improvements in the Kristen Subdivision-Montclair Village Service Area of the City of Leesburg.

 

2.                  To explore other possible resources for the purpose of improving the way of life for all citizens, especially those who live in deteriorated housing and neighborhoods.

 

THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida at a regular meeting held the __10th _ day of September,2012.

 

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mayor Sanna Henderson

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk Betty Richardson