Nassau CDBG hearing 7/19/17

Nassau County has prepared a draft Annual Action Plan for FY2017, prepared pursuant to the National Affordable Housing Act (42 USC Part 91).  Notice is hereby given that a copy of the proposed Action Plan will be available to the public for review during a 30 day comment period extending from June 20, 2017 -July 19, 2017, weekdays during the hours of 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Nassau County Office of Housing and Community Development, 40 Main Street, 1st Floor, Hempstead, NY 11550 and online at: http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1524/Office-of-Housing-and-Community-Developm

Nassau County SealComments must be submitted in writing to the address below or by e-mail to Kevin Crean at kcrean@nassaucountyny.gov, by July, 19, 2017: John Sarcone, Director, Nassau County Office of Housing and Community Development, 40 Main Street, 1st Floor, Hempstead, NY  11550

A public hearing on the proposed Action Plan will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, Legislative Chambers, 1st Floor, Mineola, NY 11501

Hearing documents:

PUBLIC NOTICE AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NASSAU URBAN COUNTY CONSORTIUM
The County of Nassau hereby gives notice that the County’s proposed Annual Action Plan for FY2017, prepared pursuant to the National Affordable Housing Act (42 USC Part 91) will be is available for public review and comment. The development of the Action Plan was undertaken by the Nassau County Office of Housing and Community Development and included coordination with the 32 communities in the Nassau Urban County Consortium, various Nassau County agencies and departments and other housing providers and social service agencies in Nassau.
Major components of the proposed Action Plan include an assessment of housing and community development needs, including a one-year plan of activities to address housing and community development needs. Statistical data is based on 2010 Census data, and input from housing and social service agencies serving the County.

Based on the assessment of needs, overall priorities are established in the area of housing, homelessness, special needs housing and community development. Each reflects a targeting of efforts to those households and facilities most in need, taking into consideration the importance of maintaining and improving housing opportunities in the County, expanding economic development opportunities, preserving the County’s low and moderate income neighborhoods, improving community facilities, and providing assistance to the County’s homeless and special needs populations.

The proposed programs and activities to be implemented as part of the Action Plan will be implemented by Nassau County, the 32 consortium communities, and not for profit subrecipients. The proposed FY2017 Action Plan includes a range of housing and community development activities which will be funded with $13,041,818 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds and additional program income; $1,813.845 in HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program funds; and $1,178,192 in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program funds.

The proposed Action Plan is available for public review during a 30 day comment period extending from June 20, 2017 -July 19, 2017. A full copy of the draft Action Plan is available starting on Tuesday June 20, 2017 for public inspection at the address listed below or on our website at: http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1524/Office-of-Housing-and-Community-Developmt. Comments must be submitted in writing to the address below or by e-mail to Kevin Crean at kcrean@nassaucountyny.gov, by July 19, 2017: Kevin Crean, Deputy Director, Nassau County Office of Housing and Community Development, 40 Main Street, 1st Floor, Hempstead, NY 11550.

A public hearing on the proposed Action Plan will be held: Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 2:00 p.m., Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue,
Legislative Chambers, 1st Floor, Mineola, NY 11501

All interested citizens are invited to attend and will be afforded an opportunity to speak and comment on the proposed Action Plan. For further information, please contact the Office of Housing and Community Development, 40 Main Street, Hempstead, New York 11550, (516) 572-1924. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) relay service will be provided by calling (800) 201-7165. Sign language interpretation and language translation services will be available upon request by calling Ms. Pamela Hillsman, seven days prior to the hearing on (202) 442-7251. Persons, who require interpretation or language translation, must specify the language of preference including Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Persian, Korean, and Haitian Creole. Language interpretation service will be provided to pre-registered persons only. Additional reasonable accommodation requests should be directed to Theresa Dukes, Office of Housing and Community Development at (516) 572-1924.

NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
JOHN SARCONE, DIRECTOR
EDWARD P. MANGANO, COUNTY EXECUTIVE

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