CDBG Public Facilities & Infrastructure Application

Snohomish County announces the availability of funds for Program Year 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Facility and Infrastructure projects (PF&I). The funds may be used for projects which principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons and areas. Activities funded must be consistent with the Snohomish County Consortium 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan. Funding available is currently estimated at $932,502.

The Application for Funding for Public Facilities and Infrastructure Projects provides information and instructions for cities and towns, Snohomish County Departments, Municipal Corporations, Housing Authorities, and Private Nonprofit Organizations interested in applying for these funds. Updates to the application after the publication date will be posted on this webpage.

Technical Assistance & Application Workshop
An application workshop for CDBG Public Facilities and Infrastructure projects is scheduled for Tuesday, October 6, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at:
Robert Drewel Administration Building (Administration East)
Sixth Floor, Conference Room 6A04
Snohomish County Government Campus (Map)
3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA 98201

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the application workshop to discuss proposed projects. The meeting will provide technical assistance to applicants to determine an applicant’s and/or project’s potential eligibility to receive funding, to review application requirements and to discuss regulatory provisions.

The application workshop will also provide an overview of important federal and/or state regulations that may apply to projects receiving these funds, including:
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Acquisition of Real Property and Relocation
  • Davis Bacon and State prevailing wage rates
  • Lead-Based Paint
Please note that if a proposed project triggers any of these regulations, further meetings with OHCD staff may be required. County staff members are available to provide technical assistance to potential applicants throughout the application process.

The questions asked and answers provided during the Pre-Application Workshop have been summarized and are available below. Any future updates or changes to this document will also be posted here with an adjusted posting date. Please check back regularly to make sure that you have the most recent version.
Application Deadline & Submission Requirements
Applications must be delivered to the following location or received by mail by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Only complete applications received by this date and time will be considered for available funds. Please drop applications off at:
Snohomish County Human Services Department Reception Desk
Lower Level, (Oakes Avenue Entrance)
Robert Drewel Building (Administration East)
Snohomish County Government Campus (Map)
3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA 98201

Please mail applications to:
Snohomish County Human Services Department
Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD)
3000 Rockefeller Ave., M/S 305
Everett, WA 98201-4046

For additional information or if you have questions, please email Division Manager, Jackie Anderson.

ADA Notice
The county strives to provide access to all members of the public. Snohomish County facilities are accessible. If additional accommodations are required, please notify the ADA contact person at least one week in advance of the workshop. In addition, reasonable accommodations will be made to provide the information in this application in an alternative format upon request. Please contact Sue Tracy at 425-388-3269 or for TTY dial 711.

Foreign language interpreters are also available upon request where a substantial number of non-English speaking residents can reasonably be expected to participate. Please contact Sue Tracy at 425-388-3269 for more information.