Lake County, IL
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 20-0656    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution authorizing an intergovernmental agreement for the provision of grant administration and management services for North Chicago Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/8/2020 In control: Housing and Community Development Commission
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an intergovernmental agreement for the provision of grant administration and management services for North Chicago Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.
Attachments: 1. Lake County_N Chi_Joint Agreement 2021-23
Title
Joint resolution authorizing an intergovernmental agreement for the provision of grant administration and management services for North Chicago Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.

Staff Summary
* For the past six years (2014-2020), Lake County has provided grant administration and management services for the North Chicago CDBG program.
* This intergovernmental agreement defines the roles and responsibilities for the County and the City for the implementation of the CDBG program.
* Both the City of North Chicago and Lake County desire to continue this arrangement for the next three years, which requires the approval of a third three-year agreement.
* The agreement has been reviewed by the Lake County States Attorney's Office.

Body
RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to entitlement communities; and

WHEREAS, the Lake County (County) meets the HUD definition of an entitlement community as an Urban County; and

WHEREAS, the City of North Chicago, Illinois (City) currently qualifies as an entitlement community as a Metropolitan City; and

WHEREAS, the status of an Urban County must be renewed every three years; and

WHEREAS, HUD has provided written guidelines to be followed in the urban qualification renewal process for the CDBG programs; and

WHEREAS, the requalification process allows for a Metropolitan City to defer its status and exists as part of the Urban County; and

WHEREAS, the City has agreed to defer its status as a Metropolitan City; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to enter into a Joint Agreement with the City to define the roles and responsibilities of the City and the County to administer the CDBG program; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the Board Chair is authorized to execute any, and all agreements as required by HUD, and also the required Housing and Community Development ...

Click here for full text