Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Public Hearing Notice

To all interested citizens of Newport, Kentucky

The Kentucky Department for Local Government is accepting application material under the Community Development Block Grant-CV (CDBG-CV) Program. The City of Newport intends to make application for CDBG-CV funding for elevator replacement at Grand Towers, 1359 North Grand Avenue, Newport, Kentucky.

The City of Newport will hold a public hearing prior to submission of the CDBG-CV application. This public hearing will be held at 10:00 am EDT, Friday, July 1, 2022 at Newport City Hall, 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky.

The purpose of this hearing is to obtain views on housing and community development needs, review proposed activities, review the proposed application, and solicit public comments. Technical assistance is available to help groups representing low and moderate income persons in developing proposals.

The following information concerning the CDBG-CV program is now available for public inspection at the second floor customer service desk, Newport City Hall, 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky.

  1. Amount of funds available and range of activities that may be undertaken.
  2. Estimated amounts of funds proposed to be used for activities benefiting persons of low and moderate income.
  3. Plans for minimizing displacement of persons as a result of activities associated with CDBG funds and plans for providing assistance to those persons to be actually displaced as a result of CDBG-funded activities.
  4. Records regarding the past use of CDBG funds.
  5. A summary of other important program requirements.

Comments on Application

A copy of the proposed CDBG-CV application material is now available for citizen review and comment during regular business hours at the second floor customer service desk at Newport City Hall, 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky. Comments on the proposed application may be submitted to the attention of Joy Rovno, Newport City Hall, 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky.

Discrimination Clause

The City of Newport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability, and provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation, including auxiliary aids and services, to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation to attend and participate in this public hearing should contact Joy Rovno at 859-292-3666 at least five days prior to the hearing. The TDD numbers for the hearing impaired are 1-800-648-6057, 1-800-648-6056 or 711.

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