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Posted on: January 25, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC NEEDS HEARINGS

Notice of Public Display

NOTICE OF PUBLIC NEEDS HEARINGS
COUNTY OF WESTMORELAND, PENNSYLVANIA
FY 2021 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PLAN
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM
EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT PROGRAM

Notice is hereby given that the County of Westmoreland (County) is currently preparing its FY 2021 Consolidated Annual Action Plan. The County will receive FY 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and will conduct public hearings on the use of these funds for FY 2021 (May 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022). In accordance with the Final Rule for consolidation of the CDBG, HOME, and ESG Programs, 24 CFR Part 91, et. al., the County will prepare an Annual Plan, which will be submitted to HUD on or before April 30, 2021.

In accordance with the Westmoreland County Citizen Participation Plan, the County will hold community development and housing needs hearings at the times indicated below; all meetings will be virtual due to the pandemic. Interested persons only need to attend one of the public hearings.

Virtual Meeting, February 3, 2021, 5:00 p.m.
Join with Google Meet
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Join by phone
(US) +1 513-818-1106 (PIN: 181843586)

Virtual Meeting, March 16, 2021, 5:00 p.m.
Join with Google Meet
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Join by phone
(US) +1 339-545-2396 (PIN: 711883339)

Persons requiring special accommodations can make arrangements by contacting the Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development, 40 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Fifth Floor, Suite 520, Greensburg, PA 15601 (Phone 724-830-3600). The County’s TDD Number is 740-380-3802.

The purpose of these public hearings is to:

  1. Obtain the views and comments of individuals and organizations concerning the County’s housing and community development needs. The information gathered will be used in the preparation of the Consolidated Annual Action Plan submission for the FY 2021 Program Year.
  2. Review the County’s Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, and Emergency Solutions Grant Programs and provide an opportunity for the public to comment on program performance.
  3. Summarize the Consolidated Annual Action Plan process and obtain the views of citizens, public agencies, and others interested in the housing and community development needs of the County.

The County expects to publish a summary of its proposed Annual Action Plan for FY 2021 on or before March 1, 2021. A copy of the document will be placed on public display for a thirty (30) day review period beginning on or before March 1, 2021. The County will consider comments on the proposed plan prior to adoption by the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners on or before April 15, 2021. Proper notice of the display date and subsequent public hearing will be properly advertised. The County intends to submit its FY 2021 Annual Action Plan to HUD on or before April 30, 2021.


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