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Posted on: November 3, 2023

[ARCHIVED] CDBG PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

                Notice of Proposed Substantial Amendment to the 2022 Action Plan

Notice is hereby given that the City of Opelika is considering a Substantial Amendment to the PY2022 Action Plan.  The City is the recipient of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the    U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

A per the City’s Citizen Participation Plan, a Substantial Amendment is required when there is a change in the use of CDBG funds if an activity is added, deleted, or changed by more than 50% from the Action Plan.

Proposed Change:

The City of Opelika is proposing to cancel funding the Public Facility Sidewalk Project and increase funding to the Emergency Home Repair Project. The reallocation of these funds will allow the City to better address affordable housing and improve the existing housing stock of low-to moderate income households.  Reallocation will be as follows:

Activity Name/Action Plan Year

Funding Amount

Public Facility/2022

$37,000

Emergency Home Repair/2023

 $37,000

 

Comment Period: The City is accepting written comments for a 30-day period beginning Thursday, November 2, 2023 and ending at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2023. Comments may be sent to Lisa Thrift, Community Development Administrator, Re: Substantial Amendment, 700 Fox Trail, Opelika, AL 36801; Phone (334)705-5155; e-mail: [email protected] .

Public Hearing: In addition to the 30-day comment period, a public hearing will be held on Monday, November 20, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. at the Municipal Meeting Room, 300 MLK Boulevard, Opelika.

 

“In Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Opelika will make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. If you need special assistance to participate, please contact the ADA Coordinator 72 hours prior to the meeting at (334)705-2083.”

 

 

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