Housing and Human Services

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC HEARING & PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

CITY OF ST. CLOUD, FLORIDA

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM

DRAFT 2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN


NOTICE is given that the City of St. Cloud’s proposed CDBG 2021 Annual Action Plan (AAP) for the use of federal housing and community development funds from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) will be available for a 30-day public review and comment period.   Notice is also given that a public hearing will be held to allow the public to review and make comments on the draft AAP.


The AAP outlines the proposed housing and community development activities that were developed through the identified priority needs and goals of the Consolidated Plan. HUD funds are intended to benefit low- to moderate-income persons in St. Cloud through activities that provide decent and affordable housing, and a suitable living environment from public improvements and services. The 2021 fiscal year begins October 1, 2021, and ends September 30, 2022.   


Purpose: The purpose of the 30-day public comment period and a public hearing is to allow the public an opportunity to comment on the City’s 2021 Annual Action Plan.  


30-Day Public Comment: The CDBG 2021 AAP will be available to review and comment from June 17, 2021, to July 17, 2021, at the Community Development office from Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM, located at 1300 Ninth Street, St. Cloud, FL 34769 and on the City’s website at: https://www.stcloud.org/5/Community-Development


Public Hearing: The City of St. Cloud, Osceola County, Florida, will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., during City Council at the St. Cloud, Florida, City Hall Council Chambers, 1300 Ninth Street, 3rd Floor, Bldg. A, St. Cloud, FL 34769.  The St. Cloud City Hall is accessible to persons with physical disabilities.  City Council meetings can also be viewed live via the City website at www.stcloud.org/webcasts or broadcast on Spectrum channel 499.


All interested citizens are encouraged to attend this public hearing where they will be given the opportunity to present oral or written testimony concerning the needs of the City of St. Cloud and the use of CDBG grant funds to address the priorities and needs identified in the CDBG 2021 AAP.  Written comments may be addressed to Andre A. Anderson, Community Development Director, City of St Cloud, 1300 Ninth Street, St. Cloud, FL 34769.

 

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Committee/Board, with respect to any matter considered at such hearing/meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings and that, for this purpose, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based, and which record is not provided by the City of St. Cloud.  (FS 286.0105)

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing assistance to participate in any of these proceedings should contact the Secretary/Clerk of the Committee/Board (listed below), prior to the meeting.  (FS 286.26)

 

Linda P. Jaworski, City Clerk

1300 9th Street, St. Cloud, Florida 34769

407-957-7300


St. Cloud 2021 Annual Action Plan - DRAFT


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