Town of Truckee Notice of Public Hearin

96161 | 02/14/2020 | Ad id: 7-0000550753-01

Town of Truckee Notice of Public Hearing for Discussion of Possible State CDBG Application Notice is hereby given that the Town of Truckee will conduct a public hearing on February 25, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, at Truckee Town Hall, Town Council Chambers, 10183 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee, California 96161 in order to discuss possible applications for funding under the next fiscal year's State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and to solicit citizen input on possible competitive and over the counter activities to be included in the application. The Community Development and Economic Development allocations of the State CDBG program will be published in a combined "notice of Funding Availability" (NOFA) each program year. Eligible cities and counties may submit Community Development and Housing applications for CDBG funds under the 2020 NOFA for a maximum per application request of $3,500,000. It is estimated that the funding of the State 2020 CDBG program allocation is approximately $60,000,000. The Economic Development "Over the Counter" (OTC) allocation has an approximate maximum limit of $12,600,000. Eligible activities under the above allocations in the 2020 NOFA consist of: Homeownership Assistance and Housing Rehabilitation Programs; Public Facility and Public Improvements Projects (including Public Improvements in Support of New Housing Construction); Public Service Programs, Planning Studies, Economic Development Business Assistance and Microenterprise activities. Eligible activities paid for with State CDBG funds must meet one of the three national objectives listed in CDBG federal statutes as follows: Benefit to Low-Moderate Income Households or Persons; Elimination of Slums and blight; or Meeting Urgent Community Development Need (with prior department approval). The Town of Truckee anticipates submitting an application under the NOFA published during the next program year. The Town of Truckee has or anticipates receiving approximately $167,000 in CDBG Program Income that must be expended prior to expending awarded grant funds. The purpose of this public hearing is to give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known regarding what types of eligible activities the Town of Truckee should apply for under the State CDBG program. A separate public hearing will be held to discuss and approve the application prior to submittal to the State. If you require special accommodations, or need an interpreter, to participate in the public hearing, please contact Judy Price, Town Clerk, at 530-582-2924 at least 72 hours prior to the hearing date. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you may direct written comments to the Town of Truckee, Attention: Judy Price, Town Clerk, at 10183 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee, California 96161. In addition, information is available for review at the above address between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Town of Truckee promotes fair housing and makes all its programs available to low and moderate income families regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual preference, marital status or handicap. Publication: January 14, 2020. AD #0000550753