CDBG Disaster Recovery
The Oklahoma Department of Commerce / Community Development (ODOC/CD) has officially received two allocations ($10.6 & $83.1 Million) of CDBG Disaster Recovery funding (CDBG-DR) to date. Collectively, these two allocations total $93.7 million in disaster related funding being provided to the State of Oklahoma from HUD. It should be noted that the State has finished with the CDBG-DR application cycle and is no longer taking applications for these two rounds of CDBG Disaster Recovery funding.
The first allocation ($10.6 Million) was released by HUD on March 5, 2013, in the Federal Register at Vol. 78, No. 43, Page 14329 entitled: “Allocations, Common Application, Waivers and Alternative Requirements for Grantees Receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Funds in Response to Hurricane Sandy” (FR–5696–N–01); April 19, 2013 in the Federal Register at Vol. 78, No. 76, page 23578 entitled: “Clarifying Guidance, Waivers and Alternative Requirements for Hurricane Sandy Grantees in Receipt of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds” (FR–5710–N–01); and December 16, 2013 in the Federal Register at Vol. 78, No. 241 page 76154 “Allocations, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements for Grantees Receiving Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds in Response to Disasters Occurring in 2013” (FR-5696-N-07) (collectively, the “Federal Register Notice”).
The second allocation ($83.1 Million) was released by HUD on June 3, 2014, in the Federal Register at Vol. 79, No. 106, Page 31964 in a notice entitled: “Second Allocation, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements for Grantees Receiving Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds in Response to Disasters Occurring in 2013”.
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NOTE: As required by HUD, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce (ODOC) submitted a revised CDBG DR Action Plan to HUD on November 29, 2016. The revised CDBG DR Action Plan combined both the previously approved $10.6 Million and $83.1 Million CDBG DR Action Plans.
CDBG DR Action Plans 1 – 3: Included in the CDBG DR Action.
CDBG Disaster Recovery Quarterly Reports
Guides and Procedures
The Oklahoma Department of Commerce (ODOC) has employed an Internal Auditor to perform internal audit of the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program and its related components. The Internal Auditor is also responsible for the detection and prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse for the Disaster Recovery funds. If any fraud, waste or abuse is suspected, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duplication of Benefits Bid
The Oklahoma Department of Commerce (ODOC) invited the submission of a Statement of Qualifications to provide Duplication of Benefits analysis and verification services including the execution of Subrogation Agreements for the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery program (CDBG-DR). Duplication of Benefit requirements are prescribed by Section 312 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relieve Act (42 U.S.C 5155). The bid was issued on August 9, 2016 and responses were due September 16, 2016.
CDBG Disaster Recover Monitoring Status Reports
Monitoring Services Bid
The Oklahoma Department of Commerce (ODOC) invited submission for CDBG DR Monitoring and Compliance Services. The ODOC has contracted out with Seventeen (17) units of local government to carry out 45 individual projects. Based on this number ODOC will be requiring the selected vendor to conduct 100% monitoring of the program. Services will consist of on-site monitoring to ensure the proper expenditure and management of funds. Monitoring will consist of an in-depth review of their financial and programmatic compliance of the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery program to ensure full CDBG compliance with Federal Register Notice (FRN) Vol. 78, No. 241 Dec 16, 2013 and FRN Vol. 79, No. 106 June 3, 2014.