Resolution 1612 – MIH Grant Application Support
WHEREAS, the City of Goodland is responding to the Request for Proposal for Kansas Moderate Income Housing (MIH) – American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funds to be submitted to the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation through the State Housing Trust Fund (SHTF).
WHEREAS the proposed housing development’s scope of work will be initiated at 326 Sherman Ave. and another location within the city limits of Goodland; and
WHEREAS, the units will be targeted to households between 60 and 150 percent of HUD’s state non-metro area median income; and
WHEREAS, the development will be infill development; Sherman County Community Development Corporation (SCCD), the City of Goodland, and Sherman County recognize the need for housing in our community. By creating a landbank we are looking to provide housing opportunities for vacant lots to be recycled and replenish the housing stock; and
WHEREAS, SCCD, the City of Goodland and Sherman County understand that the land bank program is intended to cover other properties in the City of Goodland over time and beyond the initial project for the MIH grant application; and
WHEREAS, the administration of the project will be carried out by the Sherman County Community Development Corporation (SCCD), Goodland, Kansas in coordination with the City of Goodland and Sherman County;
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the City Commission of Goodland that we support and approve the submission of the grant application for the development of the aforesaid housing in our community, subject to local ordinances and building permit process.
ADOPTED BY THE GOVERNING BODY AND APPROVED BY THE CITY OF GOODLAND, THIS 6TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2023.
Aaron Thompson, Mayor
Mary Volk, City Clerk