Notice of Public Hearing
St. Lawrence County will hold a public hearing at 5:20 PM on Monday August 9, 2021 at the Board of Legislators Chamber, St. Lawrence County Courthouse, 48 Court Street, Canton 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 under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) for the 2020 program year.
The CDBG – CV COVID 19 program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $60 million for the 2020 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purposes of responding to COVID-19 and of benefitting low/moderate income persons.
The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG-CV COVID 19 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-CV COVID 19 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, Planning Director at 315-379-2292 / by Thursday, August 5, 2021 to allow for necessary arrangements.
Written comments may also be submitted to Jason Pfotenhauer, Planning Director, SLC Courthouse, 48 Court Street, Canton NY 13617 until Friday, August 13, 2021.