It is the intent of the Union County Commissioners to apply for Community Development Block Grant – CARES (CDBG-CV) Competitive funds through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) on behalf of Lewisburg Borough, for Hufnagle Park Outdoor Social Gathering Event Venue project. The funding request is $2,685,000.

A Public Hearing will be held on June 29, 2022, at 2:00 PM. This hearing will be held as a virtual video web and teleconference. 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(646)3573664 and enter Meeting ID: 292 132 7702. The hearing will be recorded.

 These hearings are accessible to individuals with disabilities and persons with Limited English Proficiency. If you wish to attend and have a disability or Limited English Proficiency and require special accommodations, 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 akemberling@seda-cog.org to make such arrangements.

The purpose of the hearing is to allow citizens an opportunity to become educated on the project, as well as provide a forum for citizen feedback and discussion. Public testimonials and support are critical for this project to be considered for CDBG Competitive grant funding.

The public hearing will be facilitated by staff from the SEDA-Council of Governments. Items of discussion include:

  • Project Description
  • CDBG Competitive Program Requirements
  • CDBG Competitive Application Schedule
  • Anticipated Budget and Construction Schedule
  • Special Condition of the CDBG Competitive Grant

To learn more about the Hufnagle Park Outdoor Social Gathering Event Venue project, and the CDBG-CV program, you are encouraged to attend this public hearing.

 No displacement is anticipated, and every effort will be made to avoid or minimize displacement and relocation. Should displacement be required, the applicant is responsible for replacing all low- and moderate-income housing units that are demolished or converted.  At this hearing, Union County will disclose the types and levels of assistance that it would make available if persons were to be displaced by CDBG-funded activities.

Union County does not discriminate in access to, participation in, or treatment or employment in its federally funded programs or services. In the event the public believes that discrimination, denied accessibility, or denied equal opportunity has occurred, Union County’s Section 504 officer, Sue Green, may be reached at (570) 524-8634 or sgreene@unionco.org.

Technical assistance will be provided upon request to any groups or persons, especially LMI persons or their representatives, when developing proposals intending to use CDBG funds. The Union County Commissioners will strive to make all programs and activities accessible to the learning, mobility, vision, hearing, and language-impaired persons. If you have a disability or limited English proficiency and require an auxiliary aid or accommodations, please contact Angie Kemberling at SEDA-COG, 1-800-332-6701, 1-800-654-5984 TTY, 1-800-654-5988 TDD to discuss your needs. Translators will be available upon request.

Any complaints should be written and submitted to Angie Kemberling at SEDA-COG, 570-524-4491 or 1-800-332-6701, TTY: 1-800-654-5984, TDD: 1-800-654-5988 or akemberling@seda-cog.org. Written responses will be addressed within 15 working days when practicable.

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