Notice of Public Hearing
St. Lawrence County will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 5:10 PM in the
Board of Legislators Chamber at the County Courthouse, 48 Court Street, Canton, for the
purpose of hearing public comments on the County’s current Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) project: Direct Homeownership Assistance Program, Round #23; Grant No.
1106HO321‐19; grant award: $ 550,000.
The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR),
and provides resources to eligible local governments for housing, economic development,
public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of
benefitting low/moderate income persons. 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 hearing will provide further information about the progress of the ongoing CDBG project.
Comments related to the effectiveness of administration of the CDBG project will also be
received at this time.
The Board of Legislators Chamber 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 John Tenbusch at the
County Planning Office, 315‐379‐2292 at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow
for necessary arrangements.
Written comments may also be submitted to Jason C. Pfotenhauer, Planning Director, at St.
Lawrence County Planning Office, 48 Court Street, Canton, NY 13617‐1169 or by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org until Friday, June 4, 2021.