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CITY OF CHIPLEY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT HOMETOWN REVITALIZATION
DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM
SECOND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The City of Chipley is applying to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity for a Community Development Block Grant Program Hometown Revitalization Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-HRP) grant in the amount of $852,800.00 and must support a primarily commercial service area. This funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist the State of Florida in recovering from effects of Hurricane Michael 2018 Storm Event. This funding will be administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and can only be used for selected activities that are directly related to the disaster or for disaster recovery. Applications are due to DEO no later than April 16, 2021. Activities funded through the CDBG Program must address an unmet need directly tied to Hurricane Michael and meet one of the following National Objectives:
* Benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) persons
* Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight
* Meet a need having a particular urgency (urgent need)
The Project entails support of disaster recovery infrastructure improvements in the City of Chipley commercial District:
Activity #1: Acquisition/Demolition of the Mongoven Building
The City of Chipley intends to voluntarily acquire the Mongoven Building and demolish the dilapidated structure. A park area will be constructed in its place.
The total estimated cost of this project is $852,800.
Any resident wishing to know more about the proposed project and application should contact the Office of the City Administrator at (850) 638-6350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Information relating to the proposed project and application will be available for review between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the City of Chipley City Hall located at 1414 Main Street, Suite 9, Chipley, Florida 32428. The public hearing to obtain citizen comments concerning the City’s CDBG-HRP application will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. local time, or shortly thereafter at City Hall located at 1442 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428. The public may also join the meeting and make comment by Zoom by using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89150625049, or by calling +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 and using Zoom Meeting ID: 891 5062 5049. Comments from the public must be received no later than noon on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 or at the public hearing. Public input is important to the City. All comments will be considered, and proposed changes will be submitted to DEO.
The Public Hearing is supported for handicapped accessibility. Pursuant to the provisions of the American with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this public hearing should contact the Office of the City Administrator at least five (5) days prior to the public hearing at (850) 638-6350. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the City Hall using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800) 955-8771 (TDD), 1(800) 955-8770 (Voice), 1(800)955-1339 ASCII (Computer).
Any non-English speaking person wishing to receive information on this public hearing should contact the Office of the City Administrator at (850) 638-6350 or by email at email@example.com at least five (5) days prior to meeting and an interpretation will be provided.
Cualquier persona que no hable inglés que desee asistir a la audiencia pública o que desee información sobre el programa debe comunicarse con la Oficina del Administrador de la Ciudad al 850-638-6350 al menos cinco (5) días antes de la audiencia y se proporcionará un intérprete.
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