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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Public Hearing for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) Program

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To all interested citizens of Frankfort, Kentucky:

 

The Kentucky Department for Local Development is accepting application materials under the 2021 HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) Program in response to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. This program offers funding assistance for utilities delinquencies.   The City of Frankfort intends to apply for financial assistance for the purpose of working with the Blue Grass Community Action Partnership to accept applications for delinquent bill forgiveness for those individuals and families affected by COVID-19 for the following utilities: water and or sewer service

 

The City Commission will hold a public hearing prior to the submission of its HUD CDBG application.  The public hearing will be held at 2:00 PM on May 18, 2021 via Zoom at the following link https://zoom.us/j/99006305187

 

The purpose of the HUD CDBG ED public hearing is to obtain views of the public on housing and community development needs, review proposed activities, review the proposed application, and solicit public comments. For the HUD CDBG application, technical assistance is available to help groups representing low and moderate-income persons in developing proposals. 

 

The following information concerning the CDBG program is available for public inspection at the office of the Mayor during regular business hours:

 

  1. Amount of funds available under the HUD program and the permissible range of activities.  
  2. Estimated amounts of funds proposed to be used for activities benefiting persons of low and moderate income.
  3. Plans for minimizing displacement of persons as a result of activities associated with CDBG funds and plans for providing assistance to those persons to be actually displaced as a result of CDBG-funded activities.
  4. Records regarding the past use of CDBG funds.
  5. A summary of other important program requirements.

Comments on Application

A copy of the CDBG application material will be on file at the office of the Mayor for citizens’ review and comment during regular business hours from April 27, 2021 through June 1, 2021.  Comments on the proposed application may be submitted to the attention of Mayor Layne Wilkerson, at 315 W 2nd St., Frankfort, KY 40601 until the close of business on June 1, 2021.

 

Discrimination Clause

The City of Frankfort does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity and provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation, including auxiliary aids and services, to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs and activities.  Any persons requiring special needs assistance should contact City Hall at 502-875-8500 at least five days prior to the public hearing.  

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