AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           September 22, 2008

 

From:                          Kenneth L. Thomas, Director of Housing & Economic Development          

 

Subject:                      Fair Housing Workshop

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff is recommendsing the City Commission hold the Fair Housing Workshop and authorize the Fair Housing Workshop and accept  comments from the general public regarding the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application submittal. 

 

Analysis:

The City of Leesburg is holding a Ffair hHousing wWorkshop to explain the Fair Housing Ordinance for all of the protected classes (race, color, familial status, handicap, national origin, religion and sex).   The City Commission has adopted specific policies in the City’s Growth Management Plan to support fair housing within the City, and the City of Leesburg is applying to the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a Small Cities Community Development Block GrantThe workshop is a requirement for submission of the CDBG application. 

 

Options:

1.  Approve the Fair Housing Workshop and accept comments from the public; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

 

Fiscal Impact

There is no direct fiscal impact related to the workshop. 

 

 

Submission Date and Time:    9/17/2008 5:44 PM9/16/2008 8:25 AM9/12/2008 2:26 PM____

 

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 ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         ______EFS___________                                                                         

 

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _________________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida authorizing the Fair Housing Workshop for the Community Development Block Grant Application submittal; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

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

 

WHEREAS, the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida has adopted specific policies in the City’s Growth Management Plan to support fair housing within the City, and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Leesburg is applying to the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG); and,