Scheduled public hearings

 THE FOLLOWING NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING APPEARS IN THE DAILY STAR ON

February 29, 2020

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The City of Oneonta will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm at Council Chambers, City Hall, 258 Main Street, Oneonta, New York 13820 for the purpose of hearing public comments on the City’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2020 program year.  The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make funds available to eligible local governments for the 2020 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 the City of Oneonta at 607-432-6450 at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements.  Written comments may also be submitted to the Community Development Director, City of Oneonta, 258 Main Street, Oneonta, NY 13820 until March 17, 2020.