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Notice of Public Hearing 2021 Microenterprise Grant Program Application Through The Office Of Community Renewal Community Development Block Grant

Notice of Public Hearing
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 6:55 pm
Montgomery County Legislative Chambers
64 Broadway
Fonda, NY 12068

Montgomery County will hold public hearing on April 27, 2021 at 6:55 p.m. at the Chambers of the County Legislature, County Office Building, 64 Broadway, Fonda, NY 12068 for the purpose of hearing public comments on Montgomery County’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application for the 2021 program year.  In conjunction with Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order, this meeting will also be held electronically via teleconference on March 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  Members of the public may also participate in the public hearing by attending or by calling 1-571-317-3122, Access Code 836-865-653. The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make up to $300,000 available to eligible local governments in funding to help stimulate economic growth and create businesses and jobs that will improve and preserve NYS homes and communities, with the principal purpose of benefiting low/moderate income persons. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG Microenterprise Assistance 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 Microenterprise Assistance 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 Chambers of the County Legislature 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 Cheryl A. Reese, Clerk of the Legislature, Montgomery County Office Building, 58 Broadway, Fonda, NY 12068, 518-853-8338, at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to Vincenzo Nicosia, Economic Development Specialist, Montgomery County Business Development Center, 9 Park Street, Fonda, NY, 12068, 518-853-8334 or at vnicosia2@co.montgomery.ny.us.

BY:  Cheryl A. Reese
Clerk of the Legislature
April 2, 2021

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