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File #: 16-383    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Passed
File created: 5/19/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/1/2016 Final action: 6/1/2016
Title: REBUILD TOGETHER HOME REPAIR PROGRAM
Attachments: 1. Rebuilding Together Resolution, 2. Rebuilding Together Agreement_Final 5_9_2016

CITY COUNCIL STAFF REPORT                       

MEETING DATE: June 1, 2016

 

PREPARED BY:                     Rebecca Garcia, Housing Manager/Community Development                                            

APPROVED BY:                     City Manager                                          

 

Title

REBUILD TOGETHER HOME REPAIR PROGRAM

END

 

RECOMMENDATION(S)

RECOMMENDATION

Adopt resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Rebuilding Together for the implementation of a Senior Rehabilitation/Home Repair and Blight Busters Program.

 

BODY

COUNCIL PRIORITIES, GOALS & STRATEGIES: 

 

Ongoing Priorities

Preserving and cultivating public trust

 

2016 Focus Areas

Participate in Regional Issues

REPORT NARRATIVE:

On May 18, 2016, the City Council approved staff's recommendation to authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Rebuilding Together to provide Home Repair grants to Seniors, and a small scale Blight Busters Program. The agreement is for $200,000 for a two year term ($100,000 for grants, maximum $7,500 each, $40,000 for administration, $60,000 for Blight Busters). This item was included in the May 18, 2016 City Council Agenda item number nineteen, "Housing Program Update." Council approved the recommendation provided by staff, however the

resolution for this specific item was not attached to the report. The Resolution is attached to this report for Council action.

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT:                     Inform

 

ALTERNATIVE ACTIONS:

N/A

 

PRIOR CITY COUNCIL AND COMMISSION ACTIONS:

On May 18, 2016, the City Council approved staff's recommendation to authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Rebuilding Together to provide Home Repair grants to Seniors, and a Blight Busters Program.

 

FISCAL AND RESOURCE IMPACT:

The Rebuilding Together agreement is scheduled to become effective July 1, 2016 and is included in the FY 16-17 and 17-18 recommended budget in Housing Fund 236 and 235.

 

CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act): 

Not a Project

 

LINKS/ATTACHMENTS:

Rebuilding Together Resolution

Rebuilding Together Agreement