The Glen Cove Community Development Agency (“CDA”), formerly known as the Urban Renewal Agency, was established on April 16, 1964 under Title 11-A Section 580-a of the Consolidated Laws of the State of New York. The name change was mandated by State Law Section 580-a, in January 1, 1980. The CDA consists of the Mayor, who acts as Chairman and six board members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.
Mission Statement (Adopted March 10, 2011)
The Glen Cove Community Development Agency’s purpose is to plan and implement programs involving the rehabilitation and revitalization of both the residential and commercial sectors of the City of Glen Cove, foster economic growth, provide assistance to public service organizations, eliminate blight and improve opportunities for low and moderate income citizens of the City of Glen Cove.
Community Development Block Grant
The CDA receives annual Community Development Block Grant funding, (“CDBG? from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Nassau County Consortium. A portion of the CDA’s annual funding can be made available to public service agencies that provide programs and services for the benefit of low/moderate income residents of Glen Cove.
Glen Cove CDA Performance Goals: (Adopted March 10, 2011)
Operate in a fiscally conscientious and responsible manner.
To continually assess the needs of the City's residents, and to strive to apply the Agency's services where they will create the most benefit and community vitality.
To meet the needs of the community by working to secure state and federal funding for City and community priorities.
To cultivate community trust and engagement by operating in a transparent and easily accessible manner.
To meet the needs of the residents of the City of Glen Cove by supporting local public service agencies and programs.
Work with City of Glen Cove Building Department to assist local businesses in signage and facade improvements through commercial rehabilitation funding program to eliminate blight and improve economic development of the commercial business district.