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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) Application

Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, 32301   

County Agricultural Center

Leon County is considering applying to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity for the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus (CDBG-CV).  Up to $5,000,000 in funding is available to prepare for, prevent, or respond to the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 within one of the following project categories:

  • Buildings and Improvements, Including Public Facilities; or
  • Assistance to Businesses, including Special Economic Development Assistance; or
  • Public Services; or
  • Planning

Construction activities funded through the CDBG-CV Program must meet one of the following National Objectives:

  • Provide benefit to low- and moderate-income persons; or
  • Meet a need of recent origin having a particular urgency.

This hearing will afford the public an opportunity to provide input and discuss community needs.  The input and discussion will be used to identify eligible projects in which Leon County may pursue an application for the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant -  Coronavirus (CDBG-CV).

In developing a CDBG-CV application, Leon County must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of the activities. In addition, Leon County is required to develop a plan to assist displaced persons.

Anyone interested in making a comment or having questions about the hearing may contact Matthew Wyman, Division of Housing Services Manager, at 850-606-1900 or visit www.leoncountyfl.gov/housing to obtain a comment card.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Matthew Wyman at wymanm@leoncountyfl.gov by written request at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding. Telephone: 850-606-1900 or 711 via Florida Relay Service.

Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Matthew Wyman at least five days prior to the hearing and an interpreter will be provided.  La información y los materiales del programa están disponibles en español a pedido.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 Joint Leon County & City of Tallahassee Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Meeting

WHO:       Joint County and City Affordable Housing Advisory Committee     
WHAT:     Regular Meeting      
WHEN:     Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE:    Smith-Williams Service Center     2295 Pasco Street

The Leon County and City of Tallahassee Affordable Housing Advisory Committees (AHAC) will hold a joint meeting to discuss partnerships and opportunities to further affordable housing in Leon County and the City of Tallahassee. Due to ongoing public health concerns, there will be a conference call in option for public attendees. Participating virtually is the safest option for the well-being of the community; for those choosing to attend in person, however, masks are required to be worn. Capacity is limited to allow adequate room for physical distancing. WEBEX Invitation: WebEx: https://talgov.webex.com Meeting ID: 179 390 5245 By phone: 1-408-418-9388 Access Code #: 179 390 5245 WebEx password: ahac2021.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Matthew Wyman at wymanm@leoncountyfl.gov by written request at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding. Telephone: 850-606- 1900 or 711 via Florida Relay Service.

Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Matthew Wyman, Division of Housing Services Manager, at 850-606-1900 at least five days prior to the hearing and an interpreter will be provided.

For more information, please contact Matthew Wyman at wymanm@leoncountyfl.gov