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Public Hearing Notice - Cumberland County CDBG & HOME Programs

Cumberland County 2021 Annual Action Plan

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: CDBG & HOME PROGRAMS

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Date: July 7, 2021

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will hold an in-person and virtual Public Hearing to present the revised budget for the intended use of funds for the County's Program Year (PY) 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) grants. The County anticipates receiving $1,840,261 in grant funds, consisting of $1,305,014 of CDBG funds and $525,247 of HOME funds from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), as well as $10,000 in CDBG Program Income. The public hearing will be held during the Commissioners’ Workshop Meeting, which will convene at 9:00 a.m. on July 22, 2021. The public is invited to participate in these public meetings by attending in-person (2nd Floor Meeting Room, Cumberland County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, Carlisle) or virtually via Zoom (computer-based) or by telephone. Non-English speakers or those needing special accommodations should contact the County at (717) 240-6165 no later than 12:00 p.m. on July 21, 2021, for the Workshop Meeting and on July 23, 2021, for the Board Meeting. The Zoom login credentials for the Workshop Meeting and Board Meeting are as follows:

Zoom Link to Commissioners’ Meeting:

https://ccpameet.zoom.us/j/95784336350

Or iPhone one-tap :

US: +13126266799,,95784336350# or +16465588656,,95784336350#

Or Telephone:

Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 312 626 6799, or +1 646 558 8656, or +1 301 715 8592, or +1 346 248 7799, or +1 669 900 9128, or +1 253 215 8782

Webinar ID: 957 8433 6350

International numbers available: https://ccpameet.zoom.us/u/abK0H24Bpo

Or an H.323/SIP room system:

H.323: 162.255.37.11 (US West) or 162.255.36.11 (US East)

Meeting ID: 957 8433 6350

SIP: 95784336350@zoomcrc.com

The proposed use of funds for PY 2021 is as follows:

Activity

Proposed Funding

CDBG

HOME

Public Facility Improvements

$587,014

Public Services

$175,000

Residential & Commercial Rehabilitation

$120,000

Code Enforcement

$87,000

Economic Development

$85,000

Planning/Administration

$261,000

$52,500

Affordable Housing

$451,394

CHDO Operating

$21,353

TOTAL: CDBG $1,315,014 HOME $525,247

Activities planned with these funds will benefit primarily low- and moderate-income persons. No activity will cause the displacement of residents or businesses. Due to errors in the formula allocation of CDBG funds to communities across the nation, HUD has authorized a three-day public comment period, which will begin on July 8, 2021, and end on July 12, 2021. Provisions on how to allocate any additional funds received will be outlined in the Plan. The Commissioners will vote to adopt the budget and send the Annual Action Plan to HUD at their Board Meeting on July 26, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. The public is invited to participate in these meetings in-person at the same location indicated above or via Zoom and telephone using the instructions above.

The Plan and Proposed Use of Funds will be available for review on the Redevelopment Authority of Cumberland County’s website – www.cchra.com – as well as at the following physical locations: Housing & Redevelopment Authorities of Cumberland County (HRACC), 114 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013; Cumberland County Commissioners’ Office, One Courthouse Square, 2nd Floor, Suite 200, Carlisle, PA 17013; Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 N. 19th St., Camp Hill, PA; Coy Public Library of Shippensburg, 73 W. King St., Shippensburg, PA; and Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W. High St., Carlisle, PA. The public may comment on the Plan and Proposed Use of Funds at the hearings, in writing (U.S. Postal Mail/email), or by telephone until July 12, 2021, by contacting Mr. Chris Rafferty, Community Development Director, HRACC. 114 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013; O: (717) 249-0789, extension 130; email: crafferty@cchra.com. The public is also invited to comment on past uses of CDBG and HOME funds.

Gary Eichelberger, Chairman

Board of Commissioners

Cumberland County