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Community Development

Posted on: March 4, 2021


Notice of Public Display

Notice is hereby given by the County that it has prepared its proposed FY 2021 AAP. The FY 2021 AAP outlines how the County intends to expend an estimated $3,870,800 in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds, $1,016,553 in HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program funds, and $333,133 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program funds.

To obtain the views of citizens, public agencies, and other interested parties, the County has placed its proposed FY 2021 AAP on public display for 30 days in the following locations during normal operational hours beginning on March 5, 2021:

Westmoreland County Office of Planning and Development
40 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 520
Greensburg, PA. 15601

Westmoreland County Housing Authority
167 S. Greengate Road
Greensburg, PA 15644

City of Jeannette Community Development Office
110 S. 2nd Street
Jeannette, PA 15644 

City of Greensburg
416 S. Main St.
Greensburg, PA 15601 

City of Monessen Community Development Office
557 Donner Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062 

Borough of Scottdale
10 Mt. Pleasant Rd.
Scottdale, PA 15683

The FY 2021 AAP will also be available for public review on the County’s website for 30 days beginning March 5, 2021. Public comment on the proposed FY 2021 AAP can be directed to the Westmoreland Co. Dept. of Planning and Development, 40 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 520, Greensburg, PA 15601.

The FY 2021 AAP contains the following major components:

1. Identification of federal and non-federal resources reasonably expected to be made available during the FY 2021 program year to undertake activities identified in the approved Five Year Consolidated Plan for FY 2020-2024.

2. A list of activities to be undertaken during the FY 2021 program year to address community development and housing needs, including the geographic distribution of activities to be completed.

3. Identification of homeless and special needs activities to be undertaken during the FY 2021 annual program period to address identified needs within the County.

The proposed uses of funds for FY 2021 were developed after holding several public hearings throughout the County and the review of funding requests from local communities identifying needs.

Notice is hereby given that the County of Westmoreland will hold a public hearing on March 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.. The meeting will be virtually due to the pandemic.

Virtual Meeting, March 16, 2021, 5:00 pm
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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 County Commissioners are expected to act on the proposed FY 2021 AAP on April 15, 2021 at the regularly scheduled commissioners meeting at 10:00 a.m. in the commissioners meeting rooms. The final FY 2021 AAP will be submitted to HUD for review and approval on or before April 30, 2021, or pursuant to any HUD notice that stipulates a different submission date.

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