The City of Midland has prepared its Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for the year that ended Sept. 30, 2013.
At the end of each fiscal year, the CAPER details Midland’s accomplishments toward addressing needs identified in Midland’s five-year Consolidated Plan for Community Development and Housing funds.
The City achieved the following during the past year by using U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds through its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program:
• 5 owner-occupied home were reconstructed
• 29 owner-occupied homes received minor repairs
• 6 first-time homebuyers were assisted with home purchases
• 12 homes built on CDBG-acquired land became occupied by low income households
• 3 blocks of street and alley improvements were competed
• Sidewalks on 10 blocks were constructed
• 256 seniors received CDBG-funded public services
• Lot clearance activity occurred on 361 properties
• Dilapidated structures were removed on 10 properties
By broad category, the City expended 54 percent of CDBG funds on housing programs, 20 percent on infrastructure, 5 percent on public services, 9 percent on other community development needs and 12 percent for administration.
The CAPER may be found at the following locations:
City Secretary’s Office – 300 N. Loraine (Room 330 at City Hall)
Midland County Public Library – 301 W. Missouri Ave.
Casa de Amigos – 1101 E. Garden Lane
Southeast Community Senior Center – 1803 E. Indiana Ave.
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center – 2300 Butternut Lane
A summary of the CAPER may be viewed at www.midlandtexas.gov/CAPER.
Citizen commentary is requested in written form by Dec. 16 to the City’s Community Development Office at P.O. Box 1152, Midland, Texas, 79702. The final report will include a citizen comment section and be available at the City Secretary’s Office after the end of the year.