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Notice of Public Needs Hearing City of Youngstown, Ohio FY 2021 Consolidated Annual Plan Community Development Block Grant Program Home Investment Partnership Program Emergency Solutions Grant Program


Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Notice is hereby given that the City of Youngstown, Ohio (City) is currently preparing its FY 2021 Consolidated Annual Action Plan. The City 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 a public hearing on the use of these funds for FY 2021 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022). In accordance with the Final Rule for consolidation of the CDBG, HOME, and ESG Programs, 24 CFR Part 91, et. al., the City will prepare an Annual Plan, which will be submitted to HUD on or before May 15, 2021.

In accordance with the City’s Citizen Participation Plan, the City will hold a community development and housing needs hearing at the time indicated below; the meetings will be virtual due to the pandemic.

Date and Time: Feb 9, 2021 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Persons requiring special accommodations can make arrangements by contacting the Community Development Division Director, Community Planning and Economic Development, City Hall- 4th Floor, 26 S. Phelps St., Youngstown, OH 44503, Phone: (330) 744-1708.  

The purpose of these public hearings is to:

1.            Obtain the views and comments of individuals and organizations concerning the City’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 City’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 City.

 

The City expects to publish a summary of its proposed Annual Action Plan for FY 2021 on or before April 1, 2021. A copy of the document will be placed on public display for a thirty (30) day review period beginning on or before April 1, 2021. A second public hearing will be duly advertised and conducted to present the proposed plan to the public. The City will consider comments on the proposed plan prior to adoption by the Youngstown City Council on or before May 7, 2021. Proper notice of the display date and subsequent public hearing will be properly advertised. The City intends to submit its FY 2021 Annual Action Plan to HUD on or before May 15, 2021.