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File #: 18-0246 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/6/2019 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 2/12/2019 Final action:
Title: INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND CRA FOR FY 2018-19 CURB APPEAL RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - 2018-19 - ILA - Curb Appeal Program & Event
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Krista Walker, Contract Manager
THROUGH: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: February 12, 2019

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INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND CRA FOR FY 2018-19 CURB APPEAL RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Approve the Interlocal Agreement between the CRA and City for the Curb Appeal Residential Improvement Program.

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Background:

In 2007, the CRA created the Curb Appeal Residential Improvement Program, to help facilitate for exterior improvements to homes in the Northwest (Sub-Area #4) and Southwest Neighborhoods (Sub-Area #8) and entered into an Interlocal Agreement with the City for the Neighborhood and Community Services Department to implement and administer the program. The program offers grants to owner-occupied and renter-occupied single-family homes, funding minor exterior improvements including painting and pressure cleaning, landscaping and irrigation, driveway repair or replacement, mailboxes, and house numbers. Grant funding is available at two levels. Owner-occupied single-family homes with a household income at or below 100% of the median area income may qualify for 100% funding. Homes that are leased to tenants or whose household income exceeds 100% of the median area income are funded at 50% of project costs, requiring matching funds from the property owner. The City is responsible for recruiting applicants, verifying eligibility, determining the scope of improvements for each project, obtaining construction bids and ensuring that projects are successfully completed, as set forth by the interlocal agreement. In 2009, the interlocal agreement was amended to include additional details regarding the responsibilities of the City in the administration of the program.

In 2016, the program guidelines were further modified to increase the maximum funding amount from $10,000 to $15,000, in order to accommodate general increases in construction costs a...

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