On January 22, 2016 after a year long competition where the City was one of 67 eligible applicants. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the City of Springfield $17 million in CDBG-NDR funds as a result of the National Disaster Resilience Competition. The City will use these funds to carry-out projects in the areas of 1) Clean and Redundant Energy 2) Community Engagement 3) Healthy Homes 4) Business and Job Opportunities
The City of Springfield's Phase I and Phase II Applications can be viewed on this page. All updates regarding this funding will also be posted on this page.
The City of Springfield, through the Office of Disaster Recovery & Compliance has prepared a DRAFT SUBSTANIAL AMENDMENT #1 for the National Disaster Recovery Grant –CDBG-NDR. You may click here to view the City’s Draft Substantial Amendment #1.
The DRAFT Substantial Amendment #1 will be available for a 15-day public review comment period from May 6, 2019 through May 21, 2019.
Copies of the DRAFT Substantial Amendment will be available for public review at the following places:
- Office of Disaster Recovery, 1600 East Columbus Avenue
- Office of Community Development, 1600 East Columbus Avenue;
- Office of Housing, 1600 East Columbus Avenue;
A hearing to obtain citizen comments on the DRAFT Substantial Amendment #1will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM, City Hall, Room 220.
Interested parties are also invited to submit written comments. The deadline for comments is by 11:59 p.m., May 21, 2019. Please mail or deliver comments to the Office of Disaster Recoverys, 1600 East Columbus Ave. Springfield, MA. 01103, or submit them via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any comments received will be incorporated in the Substantial Amendment #1.
Please contact the Office of Disaster Recovery at 784-4883 or TTY 787-6641 for additional information.
The City of Springfield is an EEO.
La Cuidad de Springfield, por medios de la Oficina de Recuperación de Desastres y Cumplimiento ha preparado su ENMIENDA SUSTANCIAL PRELIMINAR #1 para su Subvención Nacional para Recuperación de Desastres – CDBG-NDR. Puedes hacer clic aquí para revisar la Enmienda Sustancial Preliminar de la Cuidad #1.
La Enmienda Sustancial PRELIMINAR #1 estará disponible por un periodo de comentario de 15-dias para reviso público desde el 6 de Mayo del 2019 hasta el 21 Mayo del 2019.
Copias de la Enmienda Sustancial PRELIMINAR estarán disponible para reviso publicó en los siguientes locales:
- Oficina de Recuperación de Desastres, 1600 East Columbus Avenue;
- Oficina del Desarrollo Comunitario, 1600 East Columbus Avenue;
- Oficina de Vivienda, 1600 East Columbus Avenue
Una audiencia para obtener comentarios de ciudadanos sobre la Enmienda Sustancial PRELIMINAR #1 se llevara a cabo el viernes, 17 de Mayo del 2019 a las 3:00PM en la Alcaldía, salón 220.
Personas interesadas también están invitadas a someter comentarios por escrito. La fecha de límite para someter comentarios es no más tarde de las 11:59PM, el 21 de Mayo del 2019. Favor de someter comentarios por correo o entrega los a la Oficina de Recuperación de Desastres al 1600 de la Avenida East Columbus en Springfield, MA 01103 o somete los por correo electrónico al siguiente correo electrónico: email@example.com
Todos comentarios recibidos serán incluidos en la Enmienda Sustancial #1.
Para información adicional, favor de ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Recuperación de Desastres al 784-4883 o TTY al 787-6641.
La Cuidad de Springfield es un EEO.
The City of Springfield has released a DRAFT Amendment to its' CDBG-NDR Phase II Application/Action Plan. You may click here to view the City's Amendment to the CDBG-NDR Phase II Application/Action Plan. This amendment will expand the geographical eligibility criteria for participants in the IT Workforce Training Program, Healthy Homes/Construction Workforce Training Program, Citizen Science Initiative and the Citizen Tree Stewart Program.
The City will be accepting public comments regarding this amendment until February 13, 2018. Copies of the amendment may be viewed at the following locations:
- Office of Disaster Recovery, 36 Court Street, Room 405
- Office of Housing, 1600 East Columbus Avenue
- Office of Community Development, 1600 East Columbus Avenue
- On the City of Springfield website https://www.springfield-ma.gov/planning/cdbg-dr
A public hearing regarding this amendment will be held at 36 Court Street, City Hall, Room 310 on January 31, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
Interested parties may provide comments and input at the public hearing on January 31, 2018 or written comments may be mailed or delivered to the Office of Disaster Recovery, Attn: Tina Quagliato, 36 Court Street, Room 405, Springfield, MA 01103. Comments may also be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments must be submitted no later than February 13, 2018.
Esta Enmienda al Plan de Acción expandirá el criterio de elegibilidad geográfica para participantes en el Programa de Entrenamiento de Fuerza Laboral IT, el Programa de Hogares Saludables/Entrenamiento de Fuera Laboral de Construcción, Iniciativa de Ciecia Ciudadano y el Programa de Guardianes Diudadadanos de Árboles.
La Cuidad de Springfield esta en busca de aportación sobra la Enmienda PRELIMINAR. La Enmienda PRELIMINAR al plan estará disponible por un period de comento de quince días comendando el 29 de enero del 2018 and terminado el 13 de febrero del 2018.
Copias de la Enmienda PRELIMINAR estarán disponibles para reviso público en los siguientes locales:
- Oficina de Recuperación de Desastres, 36 de la Calle Court, Salón 405
- Oficina del Desarrollo Comunitario, 1600 de la Avenida E. Columbus
- Oficina de Vivienda, 1600 de la Avenida E. Columbus
- En la página web de la Cuidad de Springfield al https://www.springfield-ma.gov/planning/cdbg-dr
Una audiencia pública se llevará a cabo sobre esta enmienda en la 36 de la Calle Court, en la Alcadía, Sálon 310 en el 31 de enero del 018 a las 4:00 p.m.
Personas interesadas pueden proveer comentarios en la audiencia pública que se llevara a cabo el 31 de enero del 2018 o comentarios por escrito por correo o entregados a la Oficina de Recuperación de Desastres, Attn: Tina Quagliato, 36 Court Street, Room 405, Springfield, MA 01103 por correo electrónico a email@example.com Sumisiones Deben ser recibias no más tarde del 13 febrero del 2018.
HUD has provided CDBG-NDR funding to allow for the City of Springfield and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission to partner on the creation of a Climate Action and Resilience Plan (CARP) in order to make Springfield more resilient in the face of more frequent and severe weather events. This document is being posted for public review through June 29, 2017. Comments regarding the Climate Action and Resilience Plan may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org through June 29, 2017. To view the document, please click here.
The City released its projected expenditures and outcomes for the CDBG-NDR Grant.
Click here to view the template.
HUD recently amended the CDBG-NDR Grant Terms and Conditions to allow for grantees to reimburse certain limited pre-award costs incurred prior to the start date of the period of performance but after September 17, 2014. To view the amendment, please click here.
On January 22, 2016 HUD announced that the City of Springfield was one of thirteen winners of the National Disaster Resilience Competition. HUD will be awarding $17 million in resilience funding to the City of Springfield. Funding will be in the following project categories:
- Clean and Redundant Energy
- Safe & Healthy Rental Homes
- Business and Jobs Opportunity
- Community Engagement
HUD Acting Regional Administrator Kristine Foye presented the grant along with Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard Neal, and local and city officials. This funding will leverage millions of dollars in city, state, federal and private funding.
The City has added a second addendum to the RFP for NDRC Partnerships. Click here to view the second addendum.
To obtain a copy of the RFP email email@example.com.
RFP Responses are due no later than October 5, 2015 at 2PM to the Office of Housing, 1600 East Columbus Avenue, Springfield, MA.
The City has added Addendum #1 to the RFP for NDRC Partners. Click here to view the addendum.
To obtain a copy of the RFP you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
All responses are due by October 5, 2015 at 2PM to the Office of Housing, 1600 East Columbus Avenue, Springfield, MA.
The City has released a Request for Proposals for partners to provide services for the following activities to be included in the City's NDRC Phase II application:
- Tree Planting Advisory & Coordination Program
- New Business Incubator and Technical Assistance Program
- Workforce Development
- Energy Reduction Program for Anchor Institutions
- Recreation Amenity on Watershops Pond
- Recreation Amenity for Riverwalk Bike Path
Responses are due no later than 2PM on October 5, 2015 to the Office of Housing, 1600 East Columbus Avenue, Springfield, MA.
To obtain a copy of the RFP you should email email@example.com.
The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission and the City of Springfield will be holding a public meeting for input on the NDRC Phase II Application. This meeting will take place on September 15, 2015 at 5PM. The meeting is being held at the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 60 Congress Street, Springfield, MA.
Questions regarding the meeting may be directed to Catherine Ratte at (413)781-6045 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Springfield and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission have partnered together to apply for the HUD National Resiliency Disaster Competition that has the possibility of bringing grant funds in an amount ranging from $500,000 to $500 Million to the City of Springfield.
As part of this partnership and grant application the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission is holding a city-wide, public meeting on:
Thursday, February 5, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
60 Congress Street, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
(Pioneer Valley Planning Commission Offices)
The City is working to develop a resiliency plan to be submitted to HUD as part of the competition and the public is invited to attend this meeting to give their input on ways the City of Springfield can be more resilient in the event of future disasters. This will include how to make neighborhoods, schools, public infrastructure, housing and businesses more resilient to future disasters.
Questions regarding this meeting can be directed to Catherine Ratte at PVPC (413)781-6045.
The City of Springfield has been notified by the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of its eligibility to apply for additional disaster recovery funding to address unmet needs and to address resiliency issues from the City's six federally declared disasters between 2011-2013 as part of its $1 billion dollar program.
The National Disaster Resiliency Competition (NDRC) funding package, developed by HUD and the Rockefeller Foundation, identified 67 potential applicants throughout the country who were impacted by federally declared disasters in 2011-2013. The eligible applicants include all 50 states, eight counties/parishes and nine municipalities, including Springfield.
The program initiated by HUD, is a two phased competition, that includes a significant public participation process, which the City intends on scheduling beginning in January 2015, including 4-5 public meetings throughout the City to present the program to residents, and to begin to develop lists of potential projects that could be submitted to HUD as part of the City's application package.