Notice is hereby given that Union County will conduct a public hearing at 2:00 PM on Monday, July 11, 2022. This meeting will be held as a virtual video web and tele conference. The public is invited to observe and participate in the hearing as follows: to access via web video, type the link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/2921327702. To access via telephone dial 1+(470) 869 2200 and enter Meeting ID: 292 132 7702. The hearing will be recorded. The purpose of the hearing is to obtain citizen views and comments on Union County’s proposed use of $2,685,000 in Community Development Block Grant-CARES Competitive (CDBG-CV-C) funds and to receive any comments or grievances regarding the Union County’s CDBG-CV-C grant funds. This meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities and/or for persons with Limited English Proficiency. If you wish to attend and require special accommodations due to disability or Limited English Proficiency, please notify the CDBG Administrator, Angie Kemberling at least 72 hours in advance of the scheduled hearing at 570-524-4491 or 1-800-332-6701, TTY: 1-800-654-5984, TDD: 1-800-654-5988 or email@example.com to make such arrangements.
Union County proposes to allocate CDBG-CV Competitive grant funds as follows:
- Hufnagle Park Outdoor Social Gathering Event Venue $2,500,000
- SEDA-COG Admin $135,000
- Lewisburg Borough Admin $50,000
Public testimonials and support are critical for this project to be considered to CDBG-CV-C grant funding. Eligible activities must be for the prevention, preparedness, and response to the COVID-19 crisis. No displacement of any persons is proposed. 100% of the funds will benefit low- to moderate-income residents.
The deadline to receive written comments on Union County’s proposed use of CDBG-CV-C and/or any complaints or grievances regarding Union County’s CDBG-CV-C grant funds is Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 2:00 PM and must be forwarded to: Angie Kemberling, Program Analyst, 201 Furnace Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837, firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information on the public hearing, the CDBG-CV program, and/or how to express any complaints or grievances regarding Union County’s CDBG-CV funds may be obtained by contacting: Angie Kemberling, Program Analyst, 201 Furnace Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837, email@example.com.
On August 1, 2022, Union County plans to submit an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) for Community Development Block Grant-CARES (CDBG-CV) funds. The application documents will be available for public inspection at Union County, 155 N. 15th Street, Lewisburg, Commissioners’ meeting room. In no case shall the County Commissioners disclose any information concerning the financial status of any program participant(s) which may be required to document program eligibility or benefit. Furthermore, the County Commissioners shall not disclose any information which may, in the opinion of the County Commissioners, be deemed of a confidential nature.
The Union County Commissioners will consider approval of the CDBG-CV-C application submittal at the regular public meeting to be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at the Union County Government Building, 155 N. 15th Street, Lewisburg, Commissioners’ meeting room.