Sustainable Communities Grant and Loan Program
Report of Activities 2005
Loans and Grants
Descriptions and Amounts of Loans and Grants
Awardees are in various stages of project implementation that are comprised of diverse project specific activities such as: obtaining community input via workshops and the Charette process; conducting marketing efforts; carrying out competitive bids and contracting processes to hire needed planning and/or design consultants, architects and construction contractors; and conducting various technical reviews. Individual project descriptions along with the current status of the projects are attached as Exhibit I, Project Descriptions, to this report. To date five projects have been completed.
SCGL Program Status as of December 31, 2005
|Los Angeles||$350,000||$0||$350,000||Pedestrian Link Project||First Disbursement by 02-28-06|
|Oakland||$350,000||$178,097||$171,903||Transit Village Studies||Five Disbursements Approved|
|Concord||$93,121||$78,121||$15,000||County-wide Planning Process||Project Completed|
|Citrus Heights||$320,000||$320,000||$0||Infill Development Database||Project Completed|
|Santa Cruz||$350,000||$189,101||$160,899||Infill Development Program||Six Disbursements Approved|
|Riverside||$300,000||$117,895||$182,105||Infill Incentive Program||Seven Disbursements Approved|
|San Gabriel||$328,500||$268,954||$59,546||Specific Plan||Seven Disbursements Approved|
|Fresno||$316,337||$316,337||$0||Train Station Restoration||Project Completed|
|Union City (G)||$350,000||$350,000||$0||Transit Village Rail Study||Six Disbursements Approved|
|Union City (L)||$150,000||$63,355||$86,645||Transit Village Rail Study||One Disbursement Approved|
|Lancaster||$300,000||$300,000||$0||Infrastructure Studies||Project Completed|
|Bakersfield||$143,600||$136,030||$7,570||Sustainable Development Strategy||Project Completed|
|Sacramento||$300,000||$173,954||$126,046||Infrastructure & Design Plans||Eight Disbursements Approved|
|Redding||$160,000||$35,000||$125,000||Road Construction/ Pedestrian Access||Five Disbursements Approved|
|Truckee||$350,000||$168,135||$181,865||Truckee Rail Yard Development||Two Disbursements Approved|
|Totals to Date||$4,161,558||$2,694,980||$1,466,578|
NOTE: All fourteen awardees received grant funding. Only one loan in the amount of $150,000 was issued for the City of Union City.
Grant and Loan Administration
Staff's activities for 2005 consisted of assisting awardees to provide the necessary documentation required for quarterly reporting on their projects and for approval of disbursements. These requirements included verifying disbursement requests against projects budgets and obtaining copies of all back-up invoices and other necessary documentation. To date, all awardees requesting disbursement are meeting conditions of funding for their projects.
This report of activities for the Sustainable Communities Grant and Loan Program (SCGL) is submitted pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 44525.6 for the calendar year ending December 31, 2005.