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Notice of Public Hearing and of 15-Day Comment Period on Proposed 2013 Community Development Block Grant Amendment

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Auburn City Council will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on August 5, 2013, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 25 West Main Street, in downtown Auburn about the proposed amendment of the City’s prior Annual Action Plan projects for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

The process of a substantial amendment process is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the City’s Consolidated Plan to allocate the increase of funds received.

The City of Auburn anticipates an additional $80,000 approximately in 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.  The funding will be used primarily to complete housing repair projects for low-income homeowners in Auburn and to conduct a Fair Housing analysis.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Auburn's substantial amendment to its 2013 Annual Action Plan is available for a 15-day public review and comment period.  

Oral comments may be offered at the public hearing on August 5, 2013.  Written comments regarding the CDBG amendment may be submitted to:

Michael Hursh, Advisor to the Mayor
25 W Main Street
Auburn, WA  98001

The deadline for the consideration of written comments is August 5, 2013.  Written comments and comments from the public hearing will be addressed in the final draft of the CDBG amendment to the Annual Action Plan.  The City Council is tentatively scheduled to adopt the amendment at their regular meeting on August 5, 2013. 

Copies of the amendment 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 amendment may be mailed to the Department of Administration, 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 amendment, please contact Michael Hursh at 253-804-5029 or via email.