Gov. Ivey awards grant to create new jobs in Good Hope

June 8, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $300,000 grant to create commerce in the city of Good Hope and bring new jobs. The governor awarded a Community Development Block Grant that will be used to help establish a new, locally owned restaurant and a medical facility for the area. Both businesses will create at […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help Red Bay company expand

May 19, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $200,000 grant to help a Red Bay business expand and create new jobs. Community Development Block Grant funds will be used to help Southeast Sales Inc. construct a 45,000-square-foot building in the city’s West Franklin Regional Industrial Park. Southeast Sales, currently located in downtown Red Bay, markets […]

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CDBG News

Current News Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Proposal to Change Federal Definition of Metropolitan Statistical Areas The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs has received several questions about a proposed change in the federal designation of Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) and its possible effect on the Community Development Block Grant Program. Below are answers to […]

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Engineering

Required Engineering Services Approved Engineering Fee Scale Standard Engineering Service Agreement Standard Bid Contract Package Engineering Submittal Checklist Approved Architectural Fee Scale

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Compliance Training

CDBG Compliance Training Videos Summary   CDBG Procurement Guidelines and Procedures This video presentation along with the Procurement 101 Handout expounds and clarifies CDBG Procurement Guidelines and Procedures as defined in the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations, Title 2, Subtitle A, Chapter II, Part 200 – Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for […]

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Closeout

Close Out Checklist Final inspection Certification Policy Letter 16 – Notice of Completion advertisement Final Wage Compliance Report Sample Narrative and Photographs for Closeout Performance Assessment Report – Page One Performance Assessment Report – Page Two Performance Assessment Report – Page Three-Six EDA Job Categories Definitions CDBG Budget-Final Financial Applicants for CDBG Assistance Jobs and […]

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Monitoring and Compliance Checklists

Pre-Monitoring Checklist Citizen Participation On-Site Survey Verification Fair Housing Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights LCC Questionnaire Fair Housing Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights Compliance Checklist ENV-EDRC – Environmental Desk Review Checklist ENV-EORC – Environmental On-Site Review Checklist Professional Services Common Rule Financial Management Worksheet Bidding and Contracting Compliance Questionnaire Bidding and Contracting Compliance Questionnaire-Attachments A […]

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CDBG Policy Letters

Policy Letter – Index Policy Letter 1 – Professional services procurement Policy Letter 2 – Program changes and amendments Policy Letter 3 – Equipment rates and hourly wages as match Policy Letter 4 – Liquidated damages Policy Letter 5 – Property management PMU-1 Policy Letter 6 – Fidelity bond Policy Letter 7 – Program income […]

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Housing Rehabilitation

Basically CDBG Chapter 4 – Housing Activities Basically CDBG Chapter 13 Lead-Based Paint Section 104(d) Certification

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Labor Standards

Construction work that is financed in whole or in part with CDBG funds must adhere to certain Federal labor standards requirements. HUD Federal Labor Standards Requirements in Housing and Urban Development Programs Basically CDBG Chapter 12 – Labor Standards Wage Determinations Notice to All Employees Poster (WH-1321) | Spanish Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law […]

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