TITLE 47: HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
PART 110 STATE ADMINISTRATION OF THE FEDERAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM FOR SMALL CITIES
SECTION 110.92 COMPETITIVE PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE
Section 110.92 Competitive Public Infrastructure
The competitive public infrastructure component is designed to fund public infrastructure projects that propose to alleviate a serious threat to public health and safety. Applicants must demonstrate that a serious deficiency exists with an emphasis upon helping persons of low- to moderate-income. Applications are due on an annual basis.
a) Project Eligibility Criteria – For a project to be eligible for funding under this component, applicants must document the following:
1) At minimum, 51% of those benefiting from the project will be low to moderate-income persons (as defined in Section 110.30)
2) A serious and urgent threat to the health and safety of community residents exists, i.e., a serious deficiency exists in a community public facility (or that the community lacks the facility entirely), and problems clearly attributable to the deficiency have occurred, such as serious illness, disease outbreak, or serious environmental pollution.
3) The project is ready to proceed and expend funds and the project addresses the identified problem.
b) Application Review and Approval
1) Applications will be accepted once a year on a due date established at the beginning of the program year pursuant to Section 110.10(a)(4).
2) Applications will be prepared and submitted to the Department as specified in Section 110.70.
3) Applications will be reviewed in accordance with Section 110.103.
(Source: Amended at 42 Ill. Reg. 19976, effective October 29, 2018)