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NOTICE OF PUBLIC NEEDS HEARINGSCOUNTY OF WESTMORELAND, PENNSYLVANIAFY 2021 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PLANCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAMHOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAMEMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT PROGRAM
Notice is hereby given that the County of Westmoreland (County) is currently preparing its FY 2021 Consolidated Annual Action Plan. The County will receive FY 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and will conduct public hearings on the use of these funds for FY 2021 (May 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022). In accordance with the Final Rule for consolidation of the CDBG, HOME, and ESG Programs, 24 CFR Part 91, et. al., the County will prepare an Annual Plan, which will be submitted to HUD on or before April 30, 2021.
In accordance with the Westmoreland County Citizen Participation Plan, the County will hold community development and housing needs hearings at the times indicated below; all meetings will be virtual due to the pandemic. Interested persons only need to attend one of the public hearings.
Virtual Meeting, February 3, 2021, 5:00 p.m.Join with Google Meetmeet.google.com/mcf-eqkb-qvp
Join by phone(US) +1 513-818-1106 (PIN: 181843586)
Virtual Meeting, March 16, 2021, 5:00 p.m.Join with Google Meetmeet.google.com/xkx-snct-qwg
Join by phone(US) +1 339-545-2396 (PIN: 711883339)
Persons requiring special accommodations can make arrangements by contacting the Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development, 40 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Fifth Floor, Suite 520, Greensburg, PA 15601 (Phone 724-830-3600). The County’s TDD Number is 740-380-3802.
The purpose of these public hearings is to:
The County expects to publish a summary of its proposed Annual Action Plan for FY 2021 on or before March 1, 2021. A copy of the document will be placed on public display for a thirty (30) day review period beginning on or before March 1, 2021. The County will consider comments on the proposed plan prior to adoption by the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners on or before April 15, 2021. Proper notice of the display date and subsequent public hearing will be properly advertised. The County intends to submit its FY 2021 Annual Action Plan to HUD on or before April 30, 2021.