NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITY OF BECKLEY, WEST VIRGINIA
FY 2017 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
Notice is hereby given that the City of Beckley, Raleigh County, WV will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM in the:
Council Chambers at City Hall
409 South Kanawha Street
Beckley, WV 25801
The City Council Chambers are accessible to persons with physical disabilities. If special arrangements need to be made to accommodate residents in order for them to participate in the public hearing, including a Spanish interpreter, please call Ms. Angela L. King, Grants Administrator, City of Beckley, at (304) 256-1759, to make those arrangements by July 28, 2017. For persons with hearing impairments, please call 7-1-1 or 1-800-982-8772.
The purpose of the public hearing is to present the City of Beckley’s FY 2017 Annual Action Plan for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The City intends to submit its FY 2017 Annual Action Plan in the amount of $289,351 for Community Development Block Grant funds. The FY 2017 Annual Action Plan will be submitted to HUD on or before August 16, 2017.
In order to obtain the views of residents, public agencies, and other interested parties, the City of Beckley will place its FY 2017 Annual Action Plan on display from July 7, 2017 through August 7, 2017, at the following locations during normal operational
City of Beckley – City Hall
409 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25801
Raleigh County Public Library
221 North Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25801
On the website at http://www.beckley.org
The FY 2017 Annual Action Plan will be available for examination during normal business hours of operation for a period of thirty (30) days until August 7, 2017. The FY 2017 Annual Action Plan will be presented to the Beckley City Council for approval at its regularly scheduled City Council Meeting on August 8, 2017 at 6:30 PM. The proposed FY 2017 Annual Action Plan was prepared after conducting a public hearing on housing and community development needs and meetings with the City staff and officials.
The following CDBG activities are proposed for funding under the FY 2017 Annual
• General Administration $57,870
• Community Policing $43,402
• Park & Recreation Improvements $188,079
Total FY 2017 CDBG Funds for Project Activities = $289,351
All interested persons, groups, and organizations are encouraged to attend this public hearing and will be given the opportunity to present oral or written testimony concerning the proposed plan and uses of Federal funds under the FY 2017 Annual Action Plan.
Written comments may be addressed to Ms. Angela King, Grants Administrator, City of Beckley, 409 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25801.
Robert R. Rappold
Mayor, City of Beckley