The City of Mount Vernon is undertaking the planning process for submission of its Consolidated Plan 2019 Action 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, each year, a one-year Action Plan that describes how the City’s CDBG will be used to carry out the City’s Strategic Plan to meet housing and community development needs.
The 2019 CDBG funding allocation is estimated to be $400,000. The purpose of this notice is to announce the time and location of the first of two public hearings for this planning process.
The purpose of the hearing is to obtain the views of citizens and other interested parties on the housing and non-housing community development needs of the City before a draft Action Plan is prepared, following which, a second public hearing will be held.
The time and location of the first hearing is: Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in 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.
Written comments may also be submitted to the City of Mount Vernon Project Development Manager, 910 Cleveland Avenue, Mount Vernon, WA 98273, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the hearing. If special accommodations are needed to participate in the hearing, please contact the City Project Development Manager Peter Donovan at least three days prior to the hearing date at the email or address above.