Public Hearing for the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, 2020 Annual Action Plan, Citizen Participation Plan, and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will be conducting public hearings on April 14, 2020 regarding these documents: 2020 – 2024 Consolidated Plan, 2020 Annual Action Plan, Citizen Participation Plan, and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.  Visit our website to view these documents, https://opportunity.nebraska.gov/2020-2024.

Register for the upcoming public hearings below.

April 14, 2020 | Website Streaming

Public Comments will be accepted from March 23 – April 21, 2020.  All comments must be received by DED before the close of the comment period. Mail written comments to: Nebraska Department of Economic Development, P.O. Box 94666, Lincoln, NE 68509-4666.  Or email comments to: ded.publiccomment@nebraska.gov with the subject line “2020 Proposed.”  Individuals requiring sensory accommodations, including interpreter services, Braille, large print, or recorded materials, should contact Rebecca Schademann (402-471-3172 or by email at ded.publiccomment@nebraska.gov) by April 10, 2020.

If you have questions, please contact Rebecca Schademann at 402-471-3172 or rebecca.schademann@nebraska.gov

2020 NAHTF Application Workshops

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development is offering free workshops for the 2020 NAHTF Application Guidelines.  Below are the upcoming opportunities:

  • Full Application Workshops | Website Streaming
    • March 24, 2020, 1:30 PM Central | Register
    • April 16, 2020, 10:00 AM Central | Register

If you have questions, please contact Evan Clark at 402-471-4679 or evan.clark@nebraska.gov

Environmental Review: Floodplain Management

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development is partnering with Nebraska Department of Natural Resources to provide web-based training on Floodplain Management.   Join us to learn more about floodplain identification/determination, floodplain administrators, flood insurance, and maps. This training is beneficial to those grantees overseeing projects funded with CDBG, HOME, HTF, and NAHTF. The training is no cost, and will be recorded for individuals unable to attend.

Date to be announced.

If you have any questions please contact Alison Kumbier at (402) 471-3775 or by email at alison.kumbier@nebraska.gov.

CDBG Full Certification Training

The Department’s annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Full Certification Training will be held on June 16-19, 2020. The training will be held at the Nebraska Administrative Services Building – 1526 K Street, Lincoln, NE 68508, 4th Floor – Room D

Full certification training is intended for individuals wishing to administer CDBG projects in Nebraska who have not previously completed the training. This training is technical in nature, challenging, and helpful, but intended for those persons who will be administering CDBG projects and assisting with their successful implementation.

  • Cost for the full session is $130, or $35 per day – Register Here
  • To view the CDBG Full Certification Training agenda, please click here. (Coming Soon)
  • In need of lodging? Room block information will be available soon.

If you have any questions please contact Alison Kumbier at (402) 471-3775, (800) 426-6505, or by email alison.kumbier@nebraska.gov.

CDBG Re-Certification Training

The Department’s annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Re-Certification Training will be held on July 21-24, 2020.  The training will be held at the Nebraska Administrative Services Building – 1526 K Street, Lincoln, NE 68508, 4th Floor – Room D.

Re-certification training is intended for individuals currently administering CDBG projects and assisting with the implementation of these projects. This training is technical in nature, challenging, and helpful, but intended for those persons who plan to continue working frequently on CDBG grants.

  • Cost for the full session is $130, or $35 per day – Register Here
  • To view the CDBG Re-Certification Training agenda, please click here. (Coming Soon)
  • In need of lodging? Room block information will be available soon.

If you have any questions please contact Alison Kumbier at (402) 471-3775, (800) 426-6505, or by email alison.kumbier@nebraska.gov.

Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Access Requirement Self-Training Presentation

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development released Policy Guidance regarding Limited English Proficiency Access Requirements along with a Four Factor Analysis and Language Access Plan template. These requirements apply to any political subdivision of the State of Nebraska, or an eligible nonprofit organization, to whom Federal financial assistance is extended.

A self-training presentation regarding Limited English Proficiency Access requirements is available.

If you complete the self-training presentation, submit the following Feedback Forms.

If you have any questions please contact Rebecca Schademann at (402) 471-3172 or by email at rebecca.schademann@nebraska.gov.