Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler
PUBLIC NOTICES:

 

  

REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF BUTLER

Regular Meeting

129 West Cunningham Street, Butler, PA 16001

June 9, 2022

2 PM

 

AGENDA

 

Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance…..Fred Reese, Chairman

 

1. Roll Call


              Thomas Donaldson, Vice Chairman              Brian McCafferty, Treasurer     

          Cindy McKnight, Asst. Secretary/Treasurer             Troy Douthett

            Steve Boyer

 

2. Election of Officers - Solicitor Thomas Breth/Solicitor Thomas May


3. Public To Be Heard

           

4. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of April 14, 2022

Recommend approval of the April 14, 2022 Minutes:

 

            Motion by:                  Seconded by:                        Voice Vote:             

 

5. Financial Report

Financial Reports for April / May 2022

Recommend approval of the Financial Reports for April & May 2022

 

            Motion by:                  Seconded by:                        Voice Vote:             

        

6. General Update Report


7. Old Business

   

8. New Business


9. Media Questions

 

10.  Executive Session


11. Adjournment                        

 

 

 

Next Meeting:

July 14, 2022 @ 2 PM

129 West Cunningham Street

Butler, PA 16001

2022 Administrative Budget

Recommend approval of the 2022 Administrative Budget


            Motion by:                  Seconded by:              

2022 Administrative Budget

Recommend approval of the 2022 Administrative Budget


            Motion by:                  Seconded by:              

SUBSIDIZED RENTAL UNITS

     The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler is accepting applications for our subsidized rental units located within the Butler city limits (West End area).  If you know of anyone in need of safe, sanitary housing, please refer them to this office.  Applications are being accepted for 3, 4, and 5 bedroom units.  Sewage and garbage included.  Certain eligibility requirements must be met.  Equal Housing Opportunities.

 

 

Those interested may apply at

The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler

129 West Cunningham Street

Butler, Pennsylvania

 

Phone

724-283-0116

or e-mail

for additional information.

 

 

We do business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law

(The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988)


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

City of Butler

HOME PROGRAM

 

Notice is hereby given that the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 1:45 PM at 129 West Cunningham Street, Butler, PA. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and allow public comments on the Federal HOME Program grant application to the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development. The application will be for the continuation of the low income owner-occupied housing rehabilitation program within the city.

The hearing will serve as the deadline for receipt of written and verbal comments concerning the HOME grant application. Per absence of comment, City Council will be requested to adopt by resolution the HOME application for submission to the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development.

Anyone who has a disability or Limited English Proficiency and wishes to participate in the public meeting is asked to call the Redevelopment Authority at 724-283-0116 or e-mail racb@zoominternet.net prior to the meeting to discuss how the Authority can accommodate his/her needs.

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

City of Butler

CDBG Cares Act (CDBG-CV) PROGRAM

 

Notice is hereby given by the City of Butler that it will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 1:30 PM, at the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler office, 129 West Cunningham Street, Butler, PA. This meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities and/or for persons with Limited English Proficiency. If you wish to attend and require special accommodations, please notify the Redevelopment Authority office 72 hours in advance of the public hearing at 724-283-0116 or racb@zoominternet.net.

The purpose of this Public Hearing is to discuss the Community Development Block Grant - Cares Act (CDBG-CV) program to address unmet needs for responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Activities proposed for CDBG-CV funding must prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus (COVID-19) and benefit at least 51% low-moderate income persons in the service area to qualify as an eligible project. The application submission deadline to the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is August 1, 2022.

The following types of activities may be eligible for funding under the CDBG-CV Program: water systems; sanitary sewer systems that impact potable water; broadband infrastructure; public facilities – social distancing; housing rehabilitation; public services; economic development; and general administration.

If the City of Butler would undertake activities that result in the displacement of families or individuals, then the City of Butler policy for minimizing such displacement would be in effect. The City of Butler is responsible for replacing all low- and moderate-income housing units that may be demolished or converted as a result of the use of CDBG funds.

All interested citizens are encouraged to attend and will be offered the opportunity to give oral testimony at the Public Hearing and/or to present written comments concerning the needs of the City of Butler‘s proposed CDBG-CV Program activities, the prior use of CDBG funds, as well as the CDBG Program in general. Proposals and comments may be submitted to the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler, 129 West Cunningham Street, Butler, PA 16001or racb@zoominternet.net by Noon, July 7, 2022.