Monday, December 06, 2021
Public Meeting Set For City’s Annual Action Plan

Public Meeting Set For City’s Annual Action Plan

The public is invited to provide input on housing and non-housing needs in the city of Goldsboro for the FY21-22 Annual Action Plan (AAP) during a virtual public meeting Thursday, March 25 at 6 p.m. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, HUD provides that a grantee may conduct virtual public hearings to fulfill applicable public hearing requirements related to plans for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Partnership Program (HOME), and Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds. Participants will be able to participate via telephone or Zoom.

Notice is hereby given that a virtual housing and non-housing needs public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 25 at 6 p.m. The purpose of this housing and non-housing needs public meeting will be to meet with interested citizens, agencies, groups and organizations who wish to discuss and express their concerns and ideas with regard to housing and non-housing needs of Goldsboro’s low and moderate-income persons and families, as it pertains to the City of Goldsboro Annual Action Plan (AAP) for fiscal year 2021-2022 under the Consolidated Plan requirements for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Home Investment Partnership (HOME) Programs. This meeting will also fulfill applicable public hearing requirements related to amending the existing CDBG-CV Action Plan. A draft of the AAP will be made available for a 30-day public comment period on or about April 5, 2021.

Date of Public Meeting: Thursday, March 25, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM

The meeting will be Streamed Live on the City’s Facebook and YouTube pages the links are available at http://www.goldsboronc.gov/mayor-of-goldsboro/city-council-minutes/

The City of Goldsboro places strong emphasis on utilizing citizen participation to develop its final version of the Annual Action Plan, which will allow the citizens, community partners, and the City to create a unified comprehensive strategy for meeting the housing and/or non-housing needs of low and moderate-income persons and families within the City limits.

The Annual Action Plan (AAP) is a strategic document used by the City to provide detailed information of proposed activities and/or projects that will maximize the benefits of federal CDBG and HOME funds to low and moderate-income persons and families in the City of Goldsboro. The City anticipates FY 2021-2022 allocations to be $328,479 in the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and $214,732 in the Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME). Additionally, the City will have available approximately $62,410 in prior year CDBG funds and $338,815 in prior year HOME funds (prior year balances as of March 2, 2021). The City has also received an additional allocation of CDBG-CV in the amount of $220,749.

The City of Goldsboro’s draft of the Annual Action Plan will made available for public review and comment from April 5, 2021 through May 7, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Copies will be placed at public access sites such as the desk of the City Receptionist and the office of the City Clerk, both at the City Hall Annex, 200 North Center Street; the Community Relations Office at City Hall, 214 North Center Street; the Wayne County Public Library, 1001 East Ash Street; the Goldsboro Housing Authority, 1729 Edgerton Street; and on the City’s website at www.goldsboronc.gov.

If you require a language interpreter, please contact the City Manager’s Office, City Hall Annex, at least four business days prior to the meeting by calling (919) 580-4330. Anyone who is unable to attend these meetings but would like to receive additional information or provide input toward the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan may visit the Community Relations Department, 214 North Center Street, Goldsboro, NC, 27530, or email Cjohnson@goldsboronc.gov. The Community Relations staff can be reached by phone at (919) 580-4359 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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