Services must be a new or continuing service or provide a quantifiable increase in an existing service. Each proposal must address priorities of the Consolidated Plan which are:
Provide Essential Services: Provide essential public services to improve quality of life for individuals and families with low-moderate incomes, including presumed benefit populations of abused children, battered spouses, elderly persons, severely disabled adults, homeless persons, illiterate adults, persons living with AIDS and migrant farm workers.
Growth 3 – Education: Develop education strategies for all stages of life that are dynamic, innovative, and collaborative to develop a foundation for economic and personal development.
Quality 1 – Employment Opportunities: Attract quality businesses by creating an environment where business can succeed. Collaborate with existing partners to ensure and foster a sustainable and satisfying lifestyle.
Quality 2 – Education: Continue to improve access to training programs designed to address workforce gaps; provide diverse, well-rounded education by partnering with available resources and businesses. Protect funding and support for educators, facilities, and accessibility.
Quality 3 – Community Connections: Support all residents by fostering a sense of unity while honoring diversity and coordinating community resources and assets to provide wraparound support to all residents.
Quality 5 – Entertainment/Cultural Opportunities & Historic Preservation: Recognize the value of historic, cultural, and artistic assets and activities in enriching people’s lives and promoting community life. Support the development of future opportunities in culture and the arts.