Posted On September 3, 2014
The Community Development Board of the City of Waterloo, Iowa will hold a Public Hearing on September 16, 2014 in the Harold E. Getty Council Chambers, 715 Mulberry Street, Waterloo, Iowa at 4:00 p.m. The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments on the Community Development Block Grant progress and performance for the past year. Input from this hearing will be taken into account in preparing future Community Development Block Grant applications.
The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (C.A.P.E.R.) covers the period between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. The C.A.P.E.R. will be submitted to the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development for review and processing on or before September 30, 2014.
A 15-day public comment period begins on September 1, 2014 and ends on September 16, 2014. Comments may be presented orally at the public hearing or submitted in writing to Rudy D. Jones, Director, Community Development Board, Carnegie Annex - Suite 202, 620 Mulberry Street, Waterloo, Iowa 50703. Any comments received will then be incorporated into the final document submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Draft copies of the annual C.A.P.E.R. are available for review to interested persons upon request at the Community Development office, the City Clerk’s office, and the Waterloo Public Library.
Rudy D. Jones
Community Development Director
Posted On September 3, 2014
The Community Development Board of the City of Waterloo, Iowa will hold a Public Hearing on September 16, 2014 in the Harold E. Getty Council Chambers, 715 Mulberry Street, Waterloo, Iowa at 4:15 p.m. The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments on the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) progress and performance.
The Neighborhood Stabilization Program covers two rounds of funding. NSP1 is from April 2, 2009 to the present and NSP3 is from May 18, 2011 to present.
Neighborhood Stabilization funds were utilized to concentrate efforts in the 900/1000 blocks of Lafayette Street with the demolition of dilapidated structures, the construction of several new housing units, and the rehabilitation of existing units. NSP funds were also used to demolish dilapidated structures in the target area.
The public is invited to participate and comment on the progress of either Neighborhood Stabilization Program at this hearing.Rudy D. Jones
Posted On August 1, 2014
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Posted On July 22, 2014
All Black Hawk County residents are invited to the upcoming Electronics Recycling Drop-off and Household Hazardous Materials Drop-off on Saturday, September 27th at the Cedar Falls Public Works Complex (1500 Bluff St., Cedar Falls). The drop-off will take place 9:00AM- 2:00PM and is co-sponsored by the Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission and the City of Cedar Falls. Fall 2014 Drop-off Poster
To see the list of electronics and toxic materials that will be accepted from households at the event, click here
Household hazardous materials will be accepted for free from county residents, whereas fees apply for older computer monitors and TVs, which contain Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs). During the drop-off event two CRTs will be accepted per vehicle/household at no charge. Each additional CRT will be $5.00. A large assortment of other electronics will be accepted for recycling (free of charge). Business waste will not be accepted. For event details, visit the Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission website WasteTrac.org or call the Waste Trac Education Team at (319) 266-8722 (TRAC).
Posted On July 15, 2014
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Posted On June 10, 2014
The City of Waterloo has received notice of availability of funds from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) for Multi-Family (Rental) Unit Production-New Construction (Round 6).
This overview will not take the place of a thorough and detailed review of the complete program guidelines and applications available on the City of Waterloo Community Development website: http://www.cityofwaterlooiowa.com/commdevocurrentnews
Questions may be directed to Rudy D. Jones, Community Development Director at (319) 291-4429.Multi-Family Round 6 Guidlines | Multi-Family Round 6 Budget Summary | Iowa Green Streets Criteria | Multi-Family Round 6 Application Checklist | Multi-Family Round 6 Sources and Uses | MFNC Round 6 Workshop Agenda 6-19-2014 | Multi-Family Round 6 Rent Calculation Worksheet | Multi-Family Round 6 Proforma | Multi-Family Round 6 Application
Posted On May 29, 2014
The City is serious about getting rid of graffiti. Please report graffiti as soon as you see it. The sooner we are able to respond and remove graffiti, the more our community will send a message that we will not tolerate graffiti in our City.
Graffiti complaint number 319-291-3820.
Posted On February 10, 2014
The Waterloo Building Inspection Department offers Residential Contractor Exams for those who want to become a licensed contractor with the City of Waterloo.
Available Exam Dates for 2014 are as follows:
YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR THE EXAM ONE (1) WEEK PRIOR TO THE EXAM DATE AND SUBMIT THE $50 EXAM FEE WITH YOUR APPLICATION.
Residential Contractor Exam Resources
Procedure for Licensed Residential Contractor (pdf) | Residential Testing Requirements and Application (pdf)
Posted On January 2, 2014
Check out 2014's yardwaste & recycle schedule
Posted On October 21, 2013
The Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control has awarded the City of Waterloo additional funding to eliminate lead-based paint hazards in the homes of eligible Waterloo residents. This program is administered through the Community Development office in conjunction with the single-family, owner-occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program.
Currently, the City of Waterloo is accepting calls from homeowners who may be eligible for assistance. If you believe lead-based paint could be a hazard to your family, you are encouraged to apply for assistance.
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Please contact the Waterloo Community Development office at 291-4429 if you are concerned with lead-hazards in your home. Staff will be available to review your qualifications and determine whether your name can be placed on the waiting list for assistance.