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Posted on: June 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: CDBG PY2023 ACTION PLAN

PUBLIC NOTICE OF HEARING

 

ANNUAL ACTION PLAN PY2022

 

 

The City of Opelika announces anticipated funding under the CDBG Program Year 2022 an estimated $289,425 of Federal grant funds for activities benefiting low-to moderate income persons through housing rehousing services, neighborhood revitalization, public services, and working with community groups and non-profits. The programs and projects are funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Program Year begins October 1, 2023 and ends September 30, 2024.

 

The City of Opelika will hold a public hearing at 4:00pm on Monday, June 19, 2023 at the Municipal Meeting Room, 300 MLK Boulevard, for citizen input and questions concerning PY2023 Action Plan activities which is currently in progress. For each year of the Five-Year Consolidated Plan, an Annual Action Plan must be developed to identify programs and projects that the City intends to accomplish. 

 

The 2023 Action Plan portion of the Consolidated Plan details the programs and projects that are proposed for funding. Supposing continued funding of present operations (with adjustments based on funding fluctuation) the below potential activities have been identified:

 

Housing Services

Emergency Home Repair                                                           $118,178

Home Ownership                                                                        $  50,000

 

Public Services

Utility Assistance                                                                       $  18,105

The Community Market                                                             $  22,320

Domestic Violence Intervention Center                                     $    3,000

 

Rehabilitation

Opelika Main Street                                                                    $  20,000

 

Administration                                                                          $  57,900

 

Grant Total                                                                               $289,503

 

This Public Hearing will also include proposed Amendments to the CDBG Annual Action Plan for PY2021 and CDBG-CV funding for PY2019. The proposed amendments will include reallocation of $92,934.58 from PY2021 and $10,000 from PY2019 to the PY2022 budget.

 

Public participation and comments are invited either in writing or in person. A draft and proposed version of the Plan is available for review at the Opelika Public Library at 1100 Glenn St., City Hall at 204 S. 7th St., or the Public Works Facility at 700 Fox Trail beginning Friday, June 9, 2023.  Comments and concerns can be forwarded to the address below and must be received by the department no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. 

 

Public Comment Point of Contact:

 

Lisa Thrift

Community Development Administrator

Planning Department

City of Opelika Public Works

700 Fox Trail

Opelika, AL 36801

[email protected] 

If special accommodations are needed to participate at the hearing by persons with disabilities, please call the City’s ADA Coordinator at 334-705-2083 at least forty-eight hours in advance.


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