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Notice Of Public Hearing and of 30-Day Comment Period Proposed 2015 – 2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 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 July 6, 2015, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 25 West Main Street, in downtown Auburn about the proposed 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects.

The 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 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 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan is a requirement for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.  The Consolidated Plan describes housing and community development needs as well as activities to address those needs.  The Consolidated 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 Consolidated Plan includes a needs assessment, five-year strategy and the annual action plan.  Project descriptions, recommended funding and proposed accomplishments for the 2015 program year are also included.

The City of Auburn received an allocation in 2015 of $519,114 of CDBG funds will be available for projects that are consistent with federal regulations and the objectives and policies of the Auburn Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan. 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Auburn's 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Annual Action Plan is available for a 30-day public review and comment period. 

Oral comments may be offered at the public hearing on July 6, 2015.  Written comments regarding the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Annual Action Plan may be submitted to:

Michael Hursh, Director of Administration
25 W Main Street
Auburn, WA  98001

The deadline for the consideration of written comments is July 6, 2015.  Written comments and comments from the public hearing will be addressed in the final draft of the Consolidated and Action Plan.  The City Council is tentatively scheduled to adopt the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Annual Action Plan at their regular meeting on July 6, 2015. 

Copies of the Plan are available at the City of Auburn's Department of Administration, located on the second floor of Auburn's City Hall, 25 West 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 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Annual Action Plan may be mailed to the Department of Planning, Building and Community, 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 contact Michael Hursh, Director of Administration at 253-804-5029, email mhursh@auburnwa.gov or Erica Azcueta, Veterans & Human Services Coordinator at 253-876-1965, email eazcueta@auburnwa.gov.