OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN NOTICE OF VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING
Program Year (PY) 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan Amendment Program Year (PY) 2019 Annual Action Plan Amendment
On March 27, 2020, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, was signed by President Trump. The CARES Act makes available supplemental Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) funding for grants to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus (COVID-19). These grants provide flexibilities for CDBG and ESG grantees to expedite the use of grant funds to help address the challenges facing our nation during this historic public health crisis.
The next Oakland County allocation of funds under the CARES Act will be $3,999,312 (CDBG-CV). Oakland County Neighborhood & Housing Development will administer the funds. Prior to receipt of CARES Act funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development, Oakland County is required to prepare a formal substantial amendment to its PY 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan, PY 2019 Annual Action Plan to include CDBG-CV.
A virtual public hearing will be hosted by the Oakland County Neighborhood & Housing Development on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. to obtain public comments concerning the required amendments.
Proposed Amendment to the PY 2019 Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) Activities and Use of CDBG-CV Funds
Public Services (Emergency Rent/Mortgage/Utility/Food Relief) $3,999,997
In accordance with U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines, the proposed PY 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan amendment, PY 2019 Annual Action Plan amendment must be published for public comment no less than 5 calendar days before it is submitted to HUD. The 5-day comment period will remain in effect until Wednesday, February 24 at 5:00 p.m.
Beginning on Monday, February 8, 2021 the proposed draft PY 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan amendment, PY 2019 Annual Action Plan amendment will be available here in this Public Notice.
Hard copies will be available for pickup at Oakland County Neighborhood & Housing Development Division, 250 Elizabeth Lake Road Suite 1900, Pontiac, MI 48341 by calling OCCHI at (248) 858-0493, Monday- Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. All interested persons may provide written comments prior to the public hearing to the Oakland County Neighborhood & Housing Development Division, 250 Elizabeth Lake Road, Pontiac MI 48341-0414 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday June 3, 2020.
PLEASE NOTE: Pursuant to Gatherings and Facemask Order issued January 22, 2021, issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, participation in the public hearing will be made available via teleconference out of precaution and to limit the potential exposure of the public and staff to the COVID-19 virus.
Members of the public are welcome to join the meeting and participate in the public hearing by joining the meeting from their computer, tablet or smartphone via Zoom here or at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87366510917?pwd=MjFSdTVFNmdBVFBsOTR1enNNZmxPdz09.
They can also dial in using their phone via United States: +1 (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 873 6651 0917 Passcode: 646792
If you require special accommodations because of a disability, please contact Oakland County Neighborhood & Housing Development at (248) 858-0493 or TDD Hearing Impaired (248) 858-5511 at least three (3) business days in advance of the meeting.
Published 02/08/21: Oakland Press
DAVID COULTER OAKLAND COUNTY EXECUTIVE
February 4, 2021
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