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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Notice of CDBG Public Hearings & Open Public Comment Period

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS & OPEN PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
City of Mount Vernon 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan and 2018 Action Plan

The City of Mount Vernon is undertaking the planning process for submission of its five-year Strategic Plan in conjunction with the HOME Consortium Consolidated Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Consolidated Plan is the planning and application requirement for City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The Consolidated Plan includes a five-year Strategic Plan and a one-year Action Plan for 2018/2019 that describes how CDBG will be used to carry out the City’s Strategic Plan to meet housing and community development needs.

The Strategic Plan provides the needs analysis and priorities used to guide the development of annual Action Plans. The 2018/2019 CDBG funding allocation is estimated to be approximately $300,000.

The purpose of this notice is to announce the times and location of the public hearings for the planning process for the five-year Strategic Plan and the 2018/2019 Action Plan and announce the public comment period which begins March 19, 2018 and ends April 19, 2018.

The time and location of the first public hearing is: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Police/Court Campus, 1805 Continental Pl, Mount Vernon, WA. Topics for discussion: Description of planning process, anticipated funding, programs covered, and solicitation of public comment on needs and priorities.

The time and location of the second public hearing is: Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Police/Court Campus, 1805 Continental Pl, Mount Vernon, WA. This meeting will conclude the work begun at the previous meeting.

Written comments on any of the subjects described above may be submitted to City of Mount Vernon Project Development Manager Peter Donovan, 910 Cleveland Avenue, Mount Vernon, WA 98273, or by email to mvmayor@mountvernonwa.gov prior to the hearing or during the comment period above stated. If special accommodations are needed to participate in the hearing, please contact City Project Development Manager Peter Donovan at least three days prior to the hearing date at the email or address above.

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