> Home > About Auburn >  News and Notices > Notice Of Public Hearing and of 30-Day Comment Period Proposed 2016 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan

News and Notices

Notice Of Public Hearing and of 30-Day Comment Period Proposed 2016 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Auburn City Council will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on January 19, 2016, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 25 West Main Street, in downtown Auburn about the proposed 2016 Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects.

The 2016 Annual Action Plan outlines proposed expenditures to implement the City’s efforts related to its CDBG projects.  It identifies federal and local funds expected to be available, indicates the activities on which they will be spent, and sets goals for the number and type of services expected to be provided. 

The proposed 2016 Annual Action Plan is a requirement for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.  The Action Plan describes housing and community development needs as well as activities to address those needs.  The Action Plan brings together, in one submission, the planning and funding recommendations for human services, neighborhood revitalization and capital improvements funded by the Community Development Block Grant program.  The Plan includes project descriptions, recommended funding and proposed accomplishments for the 2016 program year.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Auburn's 2016 Annual Action Plan is available for a 30-day public review and comment period. 

Oral comments may be offered at the public hearing on January 19, 2016.  Written comments regarding the 2016 Annual Action Plan may be submitted to:

Erica Azcueta, Veterans and Human Services Coordinator
25 W Main Street
Auburn, WA  98001

The deadline for the consideration of written comments is January 19, 2016.  Written and oral comments from the public hearing will be addressed in the final draft of the Action Plan.  The City Council is tentatively scheduled to adopt the 2016 Annual Action Plan at their regular meeting on January 19, 2016. 

Copies of the Plan are available at the City of Auburn's Community Services Division, located on the second floor of 1 East Main Street, in downtown Auburn between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 

Written requests for a copy of the 2016 Annual Action Plan may be mailed to the Community Services Division, 25 West Main Street, Auburn, WA  98001.  A copy of the Plan will be provided through the mail within five (5) working days upon request. 

This notice is available in alternate formats for individuals with disabilities upon request.   The Auburn City Hall is wheelchair accessible.  Reasonable accommodations at the public hearing such as sign language interpretation or alternate formats for printed material are available for individuals with disabilities with a minimum of 7 days advance notice. 

For more information or to request a copy of the Plan, please Erica Azcueta, Veterans & Human Services Coordinator at 253-876-1965, or via email.