Centre County and Bellefonte Borough will hold a joint Final Public Hearing on 11/19/15 at 6:00 pm to receive public comment on the County’s intention to apply to the PA Dept of Community & Economic Dev. in CDBG funds for the FFY 2015 Program.
CENTRE COUNTY intended use of ffy 2015 CDBG Funds
BELLEFONTE BOROUGH intended use of ffy 2015 CDBG Funds
Centre County and Bellefonte Borough will hold a joint Final Public Hearing on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm prevailing time in Room 146 of the Willowbank Bldg, 420 Holmes St, Bellefonte, PA to receive public comment on the County’s intention to apply to the PA Dept of Community & Economic Dev.for approximately $390,677 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the FFY 2015 Program. Under Act 179 of 1984, Bellefonte Borough as an Entitlement Municipality will receive $98,972 of the ffy 2015 CDBG Grant.
Proposed project activities must meet one or more of three national objectives: benefit low- and moderate-income persons; prevention or elimination of slums or blight; alleviation of immediate threats to the health and safety of the community. The First Public Hearing was held April 9, 2015. Copies of the minutes, agenda and comments from that Hearing may be obtained at the Centre County Planning & Community Development Office, 420 Holmes St, Bellefonte, PA 16823.
Projects under consideration by Centre County to receive FFY 2015 CDBG Funds are: Rehab of Treatment Tanks at the Village of Julian Wastewater Treatment Plant, ($130,200); - Water System Master Meter in Unionville Borough, ($81,000); - Water Meter purchase for the village of Moshannon, ($28,000). Approximately $52,506 will be allocated to the County for Grant Administration.
Projects under consideration by Bellefonte Borough to receive FFY 2015 CDBG Funds are rehabilitation of downtown building(s) for fire suppression and historic preservation (sprinkler systems). Approximately $17,814 will be allocated to the Borough for Grant Administration.
Those requiring special accommodations should call 814-355-6791; twenty-four (24) hours in advance. It is expected that the Centre County Board of Commissioners will take final action on the County’s FFY 2015 CDBG application at the Board’s meeting at 10:00am on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. Bellefonte Borough Council will take final action at their Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2015
Robert Jacobs, Director
Planning & Community Development Office
Post immediately 11/9/15
Posting expires November 19, 2015