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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROGRAM YEAR 2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
Date: June 4, 2021
Carlisle Borough is developing its Program Year (PY) 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Annual Action Plan, which will include the Borough's PY 2021 Proposed Use of Funds. This will be the third annual action plan executing the Borough’s PY 2019-2023 Five-Year Consolidated Plan. The PY 2021 Program Year will begin on July 1, 2021, and end on June 30, 2022. For PY 2021, the Borough estimates that it will receive $371,330 of CDBG grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development and projects $34,108 in CDBG Program Income.
The first phase in plan development is to solicit and receive inputs from citizens and all interested parties. To give citizens an opportunity to provide inputs on the needs existing within the Borough and on how the Borough should allocate its PY 2021 CDBG grant funds to address those needs, a Public Hearing will be held at 9:00 a.m. on June 7, 2021, in the Back Conference Room of the Housing & Redevelopment Authorities of Cumberland County, 114 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013. Citizens and all interested parties are invited to attend in-person or virtually and provide recommendations on the types of activities that the Borough should undertake with these funds. To participate virtually, please call (717) 245-9715, PIN 192, at the time of the public hearing.
After the plan and budget have been drafted, they will be presented at a second public hearing and advertised and placed on public view for 30 days during which time citizens are invited to provide comments. Borough residents and all interested parties are also invited to comment on past uses of CDBG funds. After the 30-day comment period concludes, the Plan and Budget will be finalized and acted on by Borough Council at a later date which will be advertised separately. Availability of the draft plan and budget for review will be advertised at a later date.
In addition to attending the Public Hearing on June 7, citizens may provide input in writing or orally to Susan Armstrong, Carlisle Borough Manager, 53 W. South St., Carlisle, PA 17013; telephone: (717) 240-6922; fax: (717) 240-6615; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Written and telephone comments may be offered prior to the hearing or at any time between the date of this announcement and the final action taken by Borough Council. TDD users may access this number by utilizing the PA Relay service at 1-800-654-5984. Persons with disabilities or non-English speakers wishing to receive special accommodation in order to participate in the hearing on June 7 must notify Ms. Armstrong by 4:00 p.m. on June 4, 2021.
Tim Scott, Mayor
Borough of Carlisle