Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler
         GRANTS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED USE OF

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDS FOR THE

CITY OF BUTLER’S FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR

2021 CDBG PROGRAM

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, October 4 at 1:45 PM to obtain citizen views, complaints, grievances and/or comments on the City of Butler’s proposed use of $331,593 in Federal Fiscal Year 2021 CDBG funds. This meeting is accessible to individual s with disabilities and/or for persons with Limited English Proficiency. If you wish to attend the Public Hearing and require special accommodations, please notify the CDBG Administrator, Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler, 72 hours in advance of the Public Hearing at 724-283-0116 or racb@zoominternet.net to make such arrangements.

 

The projects proposed for the funding and to be discussed at the hearing include:

 

PROJECT                                                                          BUDGET

 

Street Improvements – Kaufman Drive            $121,907

Emergency Rescue Vehicle                                                $ 60,000

Housing Rehabilitation                                                       $ 30,000

Park, Recreation Facilities- Fr. Marinaro Park               $ 30,000

Sidewalks                                                                              $ 30,000

Administration /Audit/ Planning                                      $ 59,686

 

TOTAL GRANT REQUEST                                                                     $331,593

 

The proposed activities plan for no displacement of any persons or affordable housing units. The activities will benefit 70% low to moderate income residents.

 

The deadline to receive written comments on the proposed use of CDBG funds, and/or any complaints or grievances regarding the City’s CDBG fund is Monday, October 4, 2020 by 12 Noon and should be forwarded to Veronica M Walker, Acting Executive Director, Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler, 129 West Cunningham Street, Butler, PA 16001; FAX: 724-283-2522; or e-mail: racb@zoominternet.net.

Per absence of comment, Butler City Council will consider approval by resolution of the 2021 CDBG application at their regular public meeting to be held at 7 PM, October 7, 2021.