CDBG Hearing

Tue, Sep 07, 2021 - 6:15pm
230 N. Jefferson Street New Castle, PA 16101

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

FY 2021 CDBG PROGRAM

CITY OF NEW CASTLE

 

Notice is hereby given by that the City of New Castle will hold its second public hearing for the 2021 CDBG application on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at 6:15 P.M. in City Council Chambers located on the second floor of the City Building, 230 N. Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA. This meeting is accessible to persons with disabilities and/or persons with limited English proficiency.  If you wish to attend and require special accommodations, please notify Shawn Anderson at least 72 hours in advance at 724-656-3505 or sanderson@newcastlepa.org or TDD users 7-1-1 PA Telecommunications Relay Center.

 

The CDBG program is a state-administered federal grant program for local communities to do infrastructure and housing improvements that primarily benefit low- and moderate-income persons. The City of New Castle proposes to use the FY 2021 grant of $353,446.00 as follows:

 

  •  Administration                                                                   $     63,620.00
  • Code Enforcement                                                              $    50,000.00
  •  Demolition                                                                          $     86,947.00
  •  Street improvements (including curb cuts)                 $   152,879.00

 

The proposed allocation provides 70% of funds that benefit low- moderate-income persons and 30% addresses blight. The proposed activities will not cause displacement. City Council may approve the CDBG application at the City Council meeting on October 14, 2021, in City Council Chambers located on the second floor of the City Building, 230 N. Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA.

 

Anyone having an interest in historic resources may also make themselves known and review and comment on the proposed activities. Those individuals will receive future notices regarding program activities and their potential impact on historic resources.

 

All interested parties are invited to attend the public meeting and give oral testimony at the public meeting or present written comments concerning the needs of the community, proposed CDBG activities, the prior use of funds, as well as the CDBG program in general.  Comments may be submitted by September 30, 2021, to Shawn Anderson, 230 N. Jefferson St. New Castle, PA 16101 or sanderson@newcastlepa.org.

 

By order of

Chris Frye, Mayor


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