Annual Action Plan
As an Entitlement Community under HUD’s federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the City of Bowie solicits public participation in the development of the Annual Action Plan every fiscal year. Public hearings are held in April and May at City Hall every year.
The Annual Action Plan provides the City’s planned programs and resource allocations for implementing the goals and objectives outlined in the Five Year Strategic Plan included in the Consolidated Plan for Community Development (Con Plan). The Con Plan identifies community needs and proposed solutions in the areas the following areas:
- Special Needs
- Economic Development
- Non-Housing Community Development
The 2022 Annual Action Plan public meetings took place online.
Public hearings were held online via Zoom on Wednesday, March 16, 2021 and Wednesday, April 6, 2021.
Current and Past Plans
In accordance with guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), notice is hereby given that the City of Bowie, as an Entitlement Community in the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, solicits public participation in the development of the Annual Action Plan for fiscal year 2023 (HUD FY2022).
The Annual Action Plan provides the City’s planned programs and resource allocations for the implementation of objectives outlined in the Five-Year Strategy Plan, which is included in the Consolidated Plan for Community Development. The Five-Year Strategic Plan identifies community needs and proposed solutions in the areas of Housing, Special Needs, Economic Development, and Non-Housing Community Development. The City’s CDBG programs are the Housing Rehabilitation program, Fair Housing Training, and the Workforce Development & Life Skills Training program. These programs are available for residents throughout the City.
During the Annual Action Plan process, the draft of the current year Annual Action Plan (AAP) is made available for review and comment during April and May. The draft document can be found online, as well as at City Hall, Bowie Senior Center, Bowie Public Libraries, and M-NCPPC Community Centers in Bowie for the specific period mentioned above.
Any comment on the current plan can also be submitted via firstname.lastname@example.org until May 18, 2022.