Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

City of Surprise Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report

Notice is hereby given by the City of Surprise that the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Program Year 2018 has been drafted and will be available to the public for review for a minimum period of 15 calendar days beginning August 27, 2019.

Notice is also hereby given that the City of Surprise Human Service and Community Vitality Department-Neighborhood Services Division will hold a Public Hearing regarding the CAPER Program Year 2018 on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the regular meeting of the Surprise Veteran, Disability & Human Service Commission in the City Hall Council Chambers, 16000 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374.

The City of Surprise is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to annually submit a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  This report provides an assessment of expenditures and accomplishments of the City’s progress in carrying out its 5-year Consolidated Plan and its Program Year 2018 Annual Action Plan for the following HUD-funded programs: Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG); and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME); The report covers community development objectives undertaken during the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. The report does not establish any new policy.

HUD requires the submission of the CAPER no later than 90 days after the closing of an entitlement grantee's program year. Before submission to HUD, the draft CAPER must be made available for public review and comment for no fewer than 15 days. The public review and comment period for the Program Year 2018 CAPER will be August 27, 2019 – September 11, 2019. The CAPER will be submitted to HUD by September 28, 2019.

The public is invited to review and comment on the draft Program Year 2018 CAPER for a 15-day period. This comment period is planned in accordance to the city’s adopted Citizen Participation Plan, a requirement of HUD. After all public comments have been considered, the Surprise Veteran, Disability & Human Service Commission will take a formal action on September 11, 2019. Upon approval by the Commission, the CAPER will be submitted to HUD by September 28, 2019.

Comments must be submitted in writing, by September 11, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. All comments must be directed to Adam Lane, Neighborhood Service Supervisor, Human Service and Community Vitality, Neighborhood Services Division, City of Surprise, 16000 North Civic Center Plaza. For questions regarding the CAPER or public hearing, please call Adam Lane at 623.222.3238 or TDD 623.222.1002 or email at adam.lane@surpriseaz.gov.

The CAPER will be available for review at the following locations:

  • The City of Surprise website www.surpriseaz.gov
  • Surprise City Hall, 16000 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374
  • The Surprise Resource Center at 12425 West Bell Rd. Bldg. A, Ste. #124, Surprise
  • The Hollyhock Branch Library at 15844 North Hollyhock Street, Surprise
  • The Surprise Senior Center, 15832 North Hollyhock St.

SPECIAL NOTE: PERSONS WITH SPECIAL ACCESSIBILITY NEEDS, INCLUDING LARGE PRINT MATERIALS OR INTERPRETER, SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE @ 623.222.1200 OR TTY 623.222.1002, BY NO LATER THAN 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE SCHEDULED MEETING TIME.

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Reasonable accommodations will be made upon a timely request.