The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners is soliciting public comment on the Hennepin County Consortium Draft 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) which will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in September 2016. The Hennepin County Consortium includes all cities in suburban Hennepin County.
Purpose: The CAPER reports on the Consortium’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program activities during the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. CDBG, HOME and ESG funds are used for housing, community development, and public service activities that principally benefit low and moderate income persons.
Written Comment: Written comments will be accepted beginning September 6, 2016, and ending September 20, 2016. Written comments must be submitted by 4:30 p.m., September 20, 2016, and addressed to Margo Geffen, Manager, Housing Development and Finance, Hennepin County Community Works Department, 701 Fourth Avenue South, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55415. Written comments received by September 20 will receive a written response. A copy of the comment letter and the county’s response will be included in the documents submitted to HUD.
The draft 2015 CAPER will be available September 6, 2016 on the county’s website at www.hennepin.us/CAPER. Copies of the CAPER will also be available for review at the suburban Hennepin County Regional Libraries (Brookdale, Ridgedale, and Southdale) until September 20, 2016. If you would like a copy of the draft report, or you have questions, please contact the Hennepin County Community Works Department at 612-348-8955. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), this material is also available in alternative forms by calling 612-348-8955 (voice). Translated materials will also be made available upon request.
Public Hearing: A Public Hearing on the 2015 CAPER will be held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the Public Works, Energy and Environment Committee meeting of the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners (Hennepin County Government Center, A2400, 300 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis). The hearing provides citizens the opportunity to comment on overall program performance and the Consolidated Plan program goals and priorities.
2015 Draft CAPER (PDF)
The 2014 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) contains CDBG, HOME and ESG program activity accomplishments during the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
2014 Approved CAPER (PDF)