Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plans
CDBG Entitlement Program
The City of San Marcos receives an earmarked annual allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds each year from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funding or Program Year begins October 1 and ends September 30. In order to access this funding, the City is required to develop an "Annual Action Plan" which details how the funds will be allocated, who will benefit from the funded programs/projects, and what are the established goals for each activity. This annual allocation is referred to as "entitlement" funding.
PUBLIC NOTICE – PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD TO BE HELD FOR THE 2022-2023 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) ACTION PLAN
A public comment period will be held July 1 – August 2, 2022, prior to the City Council’s vote on the adoption of the 2022-2023 CDBG Action Plan on August 2, 2021.
The City of San Marcos will receive approximately $750,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the program year beginning October 1, 2022, and ending September 30, 2023.
Eligible projects must satisfy a national CDBG program objective and should address one or more of the priorities that have been designated by the City: affordable housing, public services, or public facilities. At least 70% of the total will be utilized for projects that benefit San Marcos residents who have low-to-moderate incomes.
The draft 2022-2023 CDBG Action Plan will be available for viewing here. This draft document will contain a list of proposed projects and a discussion of the City’s goals and desired outcomes for the use of the funding. A paper copy of the draft amendment will be available for viewing at the San Marcos Public Library and City Hall.
Comments must be made in writing and should include the sender’s full name and physical address. Comments may be sent electronically to CDBG@sanmarcostx.gov or by mail to: City of San Marcos, Attention: CDBG Office, 630 E. Hopkins Street, San Marcos, Texas, 78666.
Public Hearing to be held June 7, 2022.
The City Council of the City of San Marcos, Texas, will hold a public hearing at the City Council meeting that begins at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at City Hall, 630 E Hopkins Street, to obtain the views of citizens on the use of approximately $760,000 in CDBG funding for housing, social services, public facilities, and infrastructure, and the selection of projects for the 2022-2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plan. Additional funds may be allocated from prior years.
This will be a hybrid (in-person/virtual meeting). To view the meeting please go to http://sanmarcostx.gov/421/City-Council-Videos-Archives or watch on Grande channel 16 or Spectrum channel 10. Persons wishing to participate remotely in the Public Hearing session must email firstname.lastname@example.org beginning the day prior to the meeting and before 12:00PM the day of the meeting. A call-in number to join by phone or link will be provided for participation on a mobile device, laptop or desktop computer. If attending in person, no sign up is required.
The City of San Marcos does not discriminate based on disability in the admission or access to its services, programs, or activities. Individuals who require auxiliary aids and services for these meetings should contact the City of San Marcos ADA Coordinator at 512-393-8000(voice) or call Texas Relay Service (TRS) by dialing 7-1-1. Requests can also be faxed to 855-461-6674 or sent by e-mail to ADArequest@sanmarcostx.gov.
Announcing: 2022 Application Process opens March 27! Applicant Workshop March 30!
See the Notice of Funding Availability here: NOFA
Applications are due April 29! Download them here:
Stakeholder Workshop Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library and Virtual. The workshop will provide an overview of the CDBG program and will explain the annual application process.
Zoom meeting link here Passcode: CDBG
View workshop presentation here
Applicant workshop Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 10:00 a.m. at the San Marcos Public Library and Virtual. The workshop will cover details of the application process, eligibility, and compliance requirements, and will provide a general overview of the CDBG program. Attendance is not mandatory for filing an application but is recommended. Register in advance here
View workshop presentation here
View presentation recording here
Action Plans provide a concise summary of the actions, activities, and the specific federal and non-federal resources that will be used each year to address the priority needs and specific goals identified by the Consolidated Plan. Click the links below to view recent Action Plans.
(Including new Amendment Five: CDBG-CV Round Three)