The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is a federal housing and community development program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The City of Encinitas is an entitlement jurisdiction, which means the City receives a CDBG grant annually to assist with housing and community development activities.

*** AVAILABILITY FOR PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ***

The Draft FY 2019-20 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is Available for Public Review and Comment from September 25, 2020 – October 25, 2020. The Draft FY 2019-20 CAPER is available for review online only. Hard copies of the draft document will be mailed or e-mailed upon request. Should City facilities re-open during the public review period, copies will be available at City Hall, Encinitas and Cardiff Libraries, and the Senior and Community Center.

Please submit all comments and questions in writing to: Nicole Piano-Jones, Management Analyst, at [email protected] or 505 S. Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, CA 92024. You may also provide comments at the City Council public meeting on October 28, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Below are instructions for public comment during the City Council Meeting.

Pursuant to the State of California Executive Orders and amended County Health Orders, members of the public will only be allowed to participate in meetings electronically. PUBLIC COMMENT PRIOR TO THE MEETING: to submit a comment in writing, email [email protected] and include the agenda item number and/or title of the item in the subject line. If the comment is not related to an agenda item, indicate oral communication in the subject line. All e-mail comments received by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting will be emailed to the city council members and made a part of the official record. Please note, e-mail comments received prior to the meeting will no longer be read at the meeting.

PUBLIC COMMENT DURING THE MEETING (including oral communications, and comments related to consent calendar items and action items): to provide public comment during the meeting, you must register by 2:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting to join the council meeting webinar. You do not need to register to watch but must register if you wish to speak.  Members of the public will not be shown on video; they will be able to watch and listen, and to speak when called upon.  Each speaker is allowed three (3) minutes to address the city council. Please be aware that the mayor has the authority to reduce equally each speaker’s time to accommodate a larger number of speakers. All comments are subject to the same rules as would otherwise govern speaker comments at the meeting. Speakers are asked to be respectful and courteous. Please address your comments to the council as a whole and avoid personal attacks against members of the public, elected officials, and city staff. To register to speak at this meeting, go to the Agenda for this meeting found on the City’s website at: https://encinitasca.gov/Government/Agendas-Webcasts.

City of Encinitas Program Guidance and Links 

Policies and Procedures for the CDBG Program
Citizen and Community Participation Plan for the CDBG Program  
Limited English Proficiency Plan  
HUD CDBG Program   

Fair Housing - As part of their CDBG program, the City of Encinitas must affirmatively further fair housing and promote equal access to housing. Please visit the City’s Fair Housing Page for more information about Fair Housing issues, rights, education, and services.  

HUD Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity  
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing  

Section 3 - The City also must make a good faith effort to ensure that employment, training, and contracting opportunities for lower-income residents are available for certain types of CDBG funded projects.  

City of Encinitas Bids and RFPs 
HUD Section 3 Business Registry  
HUD Section 3 Website  

CDBG Staff Contact:  
Nicole Piano-Jones, Management Analyst 
(760) 943-2237  
[email protected] 

Reports 

Consolidated Plan – Five Year Planning Document to Identify Priority Needs and Goals  

  • FY 2020-25 – Approved by the City Council on April 22, 2020 
  • FY 2015-20 – Approved by the City Council on April 22, 2015 

Annual Action Plan – Annual Funding Plan Consistent with Consolidated Plan  

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report –Annual Accomplishments and Expenditures  

  • DRAFT FY 2019-20 – Available for Public Review and Comment from September 25, 2020 – October 24, 2020
    Scheduled for City Council Consideration on October 28, 2020
  • FY 2018-19 – Approved by the City Council on September 18, 2019