Notice of Public Hearing
St. Lawrence County
St. Lawrence County will hold a public hearing at 5:20 PM on Monday, September 27, 2021 at the Board of Legislators Chamber in the County Courthouse, 48 Court Street, Canton, NY. for the purpose of hearing public comments on St. Lawrence County’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2021 program year.
The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $20 million for the 2021 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons.
The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals.
Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time. The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.
The location of the hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact Jason Pfotenhauer, County Planning Director, at 315-379-2292, by Friday, September 24, 2021 to allow for necessary arrangements.
Written comments may also be submitted to Jason Pfotenhauer, SLC Planning Director, 48 Court Street, Canton, NY 13617 until October 8, 2021.