One-Year Action Plan

2019 One-Year Action Plan 

October 1, 2019 marked the City of New Braunfels’ 25th year in receiving and distributing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to local nonprofit organizations and other agencies for carrying out the activities and objectives described in the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and Strategy. Through this federal grant funding, the City of New Braunfels supports neighborhood revitalization and community services for low-and moderate-income residents, particularly those persons and areas in most need. 

In the One-Year Action Plan, the city sets forth a specific plan for activities that it expects to fund using CDBG funds during the Program Year (October 1 through September 30). Each of these activities correlates directly with the priorities stated in the 
Consolidated Plan and Strategy. The City of New Braunfels’ CDBG funding allocation for Program Year 2019 is $393,010.

Activities
CDBG program year activities are outlined in a One-Year Action Plan annually. These activities were selected in accordance with the city’s Citizen Participation Plan and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations governing the CDBG program. 

For each activity, the One-Year Action Plan will include the priority needs addressed, resources to be used, the number of New Braunfels’ residents assisted, the benefits to the community, and the organization designated as having lead responsibility. The City of New Braunfels strives to serve 90% low-to-moderate income level residents with the activities funded by the CDBG program. 

Program Year 2019 Funding 

                              Program/Project

Allocation

Administration and Fair Housing

$78,782

PUBLIC SERVICES

CASA of Central Texas – court advocacy services

$13,333

Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation – Meals on Wheels program
$17,935

Family Life Center & Counseling Center – emergency rent & utility assistance

$10,318

River City Advocacy – counseling program

$5,000

San Antonio Food Bank – food distribution

$12,500

HOUSING

Comal County Habitat for Humanity – closing cost assistance

$8,500

Comal County Habitat for Humanity – home repair program

$65,798

Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation – minor home repair program
 $80,000

CITY DEPARTMENTS

Westside Community Center – replace/improve electrical lighting

$12,000

Westside Community Center – complete roof replacement

$50,000

TOTAL 2019 CDBG ENTITLEMENT AWARD

$393,010