Planning, Housing and Community Development
Read the full Notice of Funding Availability
Johnson County will receive a special allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). This allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136 signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020 in response to the growing effects of this historic public health crisis. The CARES Act will provide $942,070 in Community Development Block Grant Coronovirus (CDBG-CV3) funding to Johnson County through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This funding opportunity excludes the cities of Overland Park, Lenexa and Shawnee who will receive their own allocation of funding from the CARES Act as entitlement communities. The City of Olathe is a member of the Urban County and will receive a percentage of the Johnson County CARES Act allocation and utilize the County application materials.
The following meetings have been cancelled:
April 21, 2021 – Board of Zoning Appeals
APPLICATION WORKSHOP FOR 2022 JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
An Application Workshop for 2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds is tentatively scheduled at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in Room 1070/75 at the Sunset Drive Office Building, 11811 South Sunset Drive, Olathe.
Please note that eligible applicants for CDBG funding are cities in Johnson County, county departments, nonprofit organizations with an IRS 501(c)(3) tax exemption letter, and faith-based organizations.
In addition to responding to applicants questions, there will be a brief overview of the CDBG program and the application. Completed applications for 2022 CDBG funding will be due by noon on May 27, 2021.
For questions concerning the 2022 CDBG Application Workshop, please contact Community Development at (913) 715-8990 or email [email protected].
Additional information on the CDBG Program can be found at: http://jocogov.org/dept/planning-and-codes/community-development/community-development-block-grant-cdbg.
You are encouraged to check the website https://www.jocogov.org/dept/planning-and-codes/community-development/home at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting for any updates.
Should the application workshop be cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, a notice will be sent out, the website will be updated, training slides will be posted to our website, and questions will be answered via email.
Notice of 30-Day Public Comment Period on Johnson Count'y Proposed 2020 Action Plan Substantial Amendment for CARES Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 Stimulus Funding (CDBG-CV3)
Johnson County Community Development presents its proposed Substantial Amendment to the 2020 Annual Action Plan to the citizens of Johnson County for a 30-day public review and comment period beginning February 6, 2021 and ending on March 7, 2021. The County's Citizen Participation Plan requires a 30-day comment period on any substantial amendment prior to submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The purpose of the 30-day public comment is to receive comments from citizens on proposed uses of the CDBG-CV3 program funding. This funding is provided by HUD in response to the public health crisis through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law on March 27, 2020.
Although the Johnson County Administration Building has opened, with the health of customers and staff in mind, we respectfully ask that you consider contacting the office by either phone or email. If there are circumstances where you may require an in-office visit, please continue to practice all COVID-19 precautions.
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Johnson County Planning, Housing, and Community Development is open for business. If there are circumstances where you may require an in-office visit, please continue to practice all COVID-19 precautions.