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Legislation #: 031170 Introduction Date: 10/16/2003
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 10/16/2003
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER RILEY
Title: Expressing the City´s support for the application for the Housing Trust Funds for weatherization and authorizing the Director of Housing and Community Development to submit a grant application to the Missouri Housing Development Commission.

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10/15/2003

Prepare to Introduce

10/16/2003

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 031170

 

Expressing the City's support for the application for the Housing Trust Funds for weatherization and authorizing the Director of Housing and Community Development to submit a grant application to the Missouri Housing Development Commission.

 

WHEREAS, the Home Weatherization Program's goal is to reduce heating and cooling costs for low-income families, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities, and children, by improving the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety; and

WHEREAS, the Missouri Housing Development Commission is accepting proposals for the use of Housing Trust Funds with one of the stated uses being for weatherization; and

WHEREAS, the funds will target low-income homes in Clay, Platte and Jackson Counties in need of repairs and energy conservation work and that would otherwise be eliminated for assistance due to deferred maintenance; and

WHEREAS, Housing Trust Fund dollars will result in more income eligible households being assisted, less waste of public dollars spent on application processing and minimum waste of on-site time analyzing the household energy conservation needs; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section A. That the Mayor and Council do hereby express enthusiastic support for the application to the Missouri Housing Development Commission for Housing Trust Funds to be used in the Home Weatherization Program.

Section B. That the Council does hereby authorize the Director of Housing and Community Development to execute and submit a grant application to the Missouri Housing Development Commission for in Housing Trust Funds to be used in the Home Weatherization Program.

 

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