East Overland Facade Improvement Grant Program

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CITY OF SCOTTSBLUFF
EAST OVERLAND FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM

The City of Scottsbluff has committed $100,000 to a program for façade improvements on East Overland Drive.  Grants will be available to all properties, residential and commercial, that are located on East Overland.  The grant funds must be used to improve the appearance of the exterior of the property.  Program guidelines are below:

1. Grant amount:  Minimum grant amount is $500, and maximum grant amount is $10,000 per property. 

2. Required cash match: The property owner is required to match every dollar of grant money with one dollar of their own funds.  Grant funds must be spent on the exterior of the property.  Matching funds may be spent on the exterior or the interior of the property.

Eligible improvements that may be supported by grant funds or matching funds include, but are not limited to:

            -Paint (exterior only)              -Roof Repairs                          - Siding

            -Masonry                                 -Sidewalk repair                      - Awnings

            -Signage                                  -Windows                                - Doors

             -Landscaping                           - Parking Lot Repairs              - Demolition

Eligible improvements allowed by the property owner include, but are not limited to:

            - Insulation/Energy efficiency improvements                        - Parking Lot Improvements                           - Paint (interior or exterior)               
            
            -Electrical Upgrades or Repairs                                                - Plumbing Upgrades or Repairs

3.  Applications must have actual bids or estimates from a contractor attached in order to be considered.

4.  Applicant must attend and present their application to the Community Redevelopment Authority in order to be considered for funding.    

5.  Funds may not be spent until after an application is approved - funds spent prior to approval will not be reimbursed.

6.  Applicant must keep all receipts for materials and work done and submit to the City in order to be reimbursed.  Work must be completed and receipts submitted for reimbursement within 6 months of project approval.  The Community Redevelopment Authority (CRA) has the discretion to extend the timeframe on a case by case basis due to extenuating circumstances within the current fiscal year.  All projects must be completed by September 1, 2019.

7.  Applications will be reviewed by staff and presented to the City’s Community Redevelopment Authority at their monthly meeting.  The CRA will make recommendations to the City Council, who has final say in approving projects.

8.  Approved applicants must give monthly reports to the city regarding the progress of the project until completed.

9.  Application Period will begin on January 23, 2019 and end on February 28, 2019.

10.  All proposed improvements must meet requirements of the City’s building, fire, and zoning codes.

East Overland Façade Improvement Program Application

Project Information

1.         Applicant Name___________________________________________________________

            Applicant Address_________________________________________________________

            Telephone No.____________________________________________________________

            Property Owner (if different than applicant)____________________________________

2.         Project Site Address _______________________________________________________

4.         Land Use of Project (Circle one)

            Residential                  Restaurant                  Retail               Service

            Other  (Please specify) _____________________________________________________

5.         Utilities            (Circle one)     Gas                  Electric                        Both

6.         Proposed Project: Describe in detail; attach plans and specifications:

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________7.         Estimated Project Costs

                        Exterior Improvements (grant or matching funds)    $__________________

                        Interior Improvements (matching funds only)           $__________________

                                                                                    Total                $__________________

 

                                                Grant Funds Requested*                  $__________________

*Grant funds requested must not exceed the $10,000 maximum

*Bids or estimates from contractors must be included at the time of application                           

8.         Person doing work (if different than applicant)__________________________________

            Address_________________________________________________________________

            Phone No._______________________________________________________________

9.         Project Construction Schedule (estimated)

             Start Date ____________           

             Completion Date  ____________

*ALL WORK MUST BE COMPLETED AND RECEIPTS SUBMITTED TO THE CITY NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 1, 2019.To be completed by Staff:

              Zoning of Property_________

             Square footage of building___________


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