Section 101-150 Res. 51-00A; Providing Relocation Assistance Grants to Residents of Walnut Woods Mobile Home Park


Council Bill No.          R 51-00A          

A RESOLUTION

providing relocation assistance grants to the residents of Walnut Woods Mobile Home Park.

    WHEREAS, residents of the Walnut Woods Mobile Home Park are being forced to move their mobile homes; and

    WHEREAS, the City of Columbia wishes to provide limited financial assistance to the residents of Walnut Woods Mobile Home Park to help offset relocation costs subject to the restrictions and conditions set forth in this resolution.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  City shall provide relocation grants from Community Development Block Grant funds to residents of Walnut Woods Mobile Home Park subject to the following conditions and restrictions:

    a.    Applicants receiving assistance shall meet US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Section 8 Income Guidelines published February 1, 1999.  Each applicant shall demonstrate income eligibility using forms and procedures approved by the City Planning and Development Department.
    
    b.    The assistance shall be up to the actual relocation costs.

    c.    Applicants that receive assistance shall acknowledge that federal monies are not funding a project that is causing them to relocate.

    d.    Applicants that have past due accounts with the City of Columbia shall bring the accounts current prior to receiving assistance described in this resolution.

    e.    Assistance shall not be used to offset costs incurred prior to the adoption of this resolution.

    SECTION 2.  Assistance made under this resolution shall not exceed $350 per household and shall not exceed the total sum of $13,300.

    SECTION 3.  The City Manager is authorized to have the relocation assistance provided for in this resolution administered by the Voluntary Action Center.

        ADOPTED this 20th day of March, 2000.