NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FY 2017 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR THE CDBG,
HOME, ESG, AND HOPWA PROGRAMS
The notice is hereby given by the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA that it’s FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Action Plan has been prepared. The City intends to submit its FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Action Plan in the amount of $12,754,743 for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $1,667,573 in HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds; $1,148,125 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds; and $837,664 in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) funds. The FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Action Plan will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on or before August 16, 2017.
The City will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 24, 2017 on the FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Action Plan. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive testimony or comments on the draft FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Action Plan document. The meeting will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017 in the First Floor Conference Room, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. The building is handicapped accessible through the rear.
In order to obtain the views of citizens, public agencies and other interested parties, the City of Pittsburgh will place its Consolidated Annual Action Plan for FY 2017 on display and online from July 6, 2017 through August 4, 2017, at the City of Pittsburgh’s website (http://pittsburghpa.gov/dcp/community-development/cdbg). Copies of the plans may also be examined during normal hours of operation at the following locations:
Department of City Planning
200 Ross Street, Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Urban Redevelopment Authority
200 Ross Street, Tenth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
200 Ross Street, Ninth Floor
Pittsburgh, Pa 15219
The City of Pittsburgh’s proposed activities for funding under the FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Action Plan, are on display or maybe viewed on the City of Pittsburgh’s website (http://pittsburghpa.gov/information/budget). The entire FY 2017 Capital Budget for the City of Pittsburgh is also listed.
Information will be available for review for 30 days. Written or verbal public comments on the FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Action Plan will be received until 4:00 P.M. on Friday, August 4, 2017 and should be directed to the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of City Planning, attention Michael Petrucci, Assistant Director for Community Development, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. The phone number is (412) 255-2211, fax number is (412) 393-0151, and the TDD number is 7-1-1.
The FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Action Plan was developed after conducting an initial public hearing and receiving both written and verbal comments, requests, and identified needs from the local community. If you are interested in attending the public hearing and need special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, and/or if you wish to present testimony or comment on the document, please contact Mrs. Kelli Lewis at (412) 255-2212, by Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
If the City would undertake an activity that would result in the displacement of families or individuals, then the City would utilize its policy for minimizing such displacement. Furthermore, the City is responsible for replacing all low- and moderate-income housing units that may be demolished or converted as a result of CDBG Funds.
All interested persons, groups, and organizations are encouraged to attend this public hearing and will be given the opportunity to present oral or written testimony concerning the proposed plan and use of Federal funds under the FY 2017 Consolidated Annual Action Plan.
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