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Regional Mitigation

Regional Mitigation Program - Council of Governments Method of Distribution (COG MODs) 

Under the Regional Mitigation Program (COG MODs), Councils of Governments (COG) will develop a local Method of Distribution (MOD) allocating CDBG-MIT funds to eligible entities. A regional mitigation approach is vital given that each region is impacted differently and has different hazards and vulnerabilities. These regional investments will work to reduce risk related to hurricanes, tropical storms and depressions, flooding, wind, and other hazards.  

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Program Process: 

  1. COGs will develop a COG MOD through a public process.  
  2. GLO will review and approve respective MODs.  
  3. GLO will make available an application for eligible entities.  
  4. Eligible entities will apply for mitigation projects with the funds they were allocated.  
  5. GLO will review applications for project eligibility.  
  6. GLO will execute a contract between the GLO and the eligible entity implementing the project(s).  

Application Information: 

Entities who have been identified in respective COG MODs and have accepted funds via a Funding Acknowledgement Letter will receive direct notification from the GLO once the final COG MOD has been approved by the GLO. Entities should refer to the notification letter for the specific due date of the application.  

All applications must be completed through the Application Portal.

Resources

 


Participating Councils of Governments

COG

Total Allocation

Alamo Area COG

$29,888,000

Brazos Valley COG

$25,041,000

Capital Area COG

$52,253,000

Coastal Bend COG

$179,547,000

Central Texas COG

$6,769,000

Deep East Texas COG

Approved MOD

$161,542,000

Golden Crescent RPC

$80,317,000

Houston-Galveston Area Council

Approved MOD

$488,762,000

South East Texas RPC

Approved MOD

$142,878,000

Program Grand Total

$1,166,997,000

 


Regional Mitigation Program (COG MODs) Supporting Documents

GLO program guidelines and forms for use in the creation of the MODs:


Application Material Resources

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For technical assistance email: cdr.mitigation@recovery.texas.gov