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Posted on: May 30, 2018

COMBINED PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE 2018 CDBG FUNDS

Notice is hereby given by Centre County Government and Bellefonte Borough that they will hold a Combined Public Hearing on June 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in Room 146 of the Willowbank Office Building, 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte PA.

COMBINED PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE 2018 CDBG FUNDS

 

Centre County CDBG Program  -  Bellefonte Borough CDBG Program

 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018   -   6:00 p.m. -    Willowbank Building, Bellefonte


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Notice is hereby given by Centre County Government and Bellefonte Borough that they will hold a Combined Public Hearing on June 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in Room 146 of the Willowbank Office Building, 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte PA.  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, please notify the Centre County Planning & Community Development Office, 72 hours in advance at 355-6791 or email – mmilliron@centrecountypa.gov. 

 

The purpose of the Public Hearing is to discuss, in general, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs of both Centre County and Bellefonte Borough, the current and future needs of both the County and the Borough’s Low/Moderate Income Residents, performance under the previously funded CDBG Program years, and to discuss the required Three – Year Community Development Plans of both organizations.

 

Centre County is expected to receive an allocation of $310,000, of Ffy 2018 CDBG funds from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Bellefonte Borough anticipates the receipt of $120,000.  At least 70% of the available funding must be used for activities which benefit low and moderate income persons both throughout Centre County and in the Borough.  It is anticipated that the combined application submission deadline will be in September of this year. 

 

The following types of activities may be eligible for funding under the CDBG Program: water and sewer line replacement and improvements; housing rehabilitation; construction of affordable housing;

construction/reconstruction of public/community facilities; recreational facilities; public services that are new or provide quantifiable increases in the delivery of services; street improvements; historic

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