233 West Sixth Street
Marysville, OH 43040
Notice of Public Hearing
Union County intends to apply to the Ohio Development Services Agency for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small Cities Program, HOME Investment Partnership Program and other related federally-funded programs administered by the State. The County is eligible for several different types of program year 2020 programs providing the County meets applicable program requirements. These programs include but are not limited to: CDBG Community Development Allocation Program, Residential Public Infrastructure Program, Economic Development Program, Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Critical Infrastructure and Targets of Opportunity.
Ohio will have an estimated $80,000,000 to distribute statewide. Union County may be eligible to apply for $150,000 in CDBG Community Development Allocation Funds, $500,000 in Critical Infrastructure, $750,000 in Neighborhood Revitalization; $750,000 for Residential Public Infrastructure, $500,000 for Economic Development Programs and limited Targets of Opportunity grant funds. CDBG Community Development Grant applications are due to the State on June 17, 2020.
The first of multiple public hearings will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. Zoom telephone conference (929) 436-2866, Meeting ID: 843 3610 9747 to provide citizens with pertinent information about the CDBG, HOME and related programs, including an explanation of eligible activities including, but not limited to: handicapped access improvements, economic development projects, street, water, drainage and sanitary sewer improvements, park improvements, building demolition, rehabilitation of public facilities and rehabilitation of housing and neighborhood facilities. The activities must be designed to primarily benefit low-to-moderate income persons or aid in the elimination of slums and blight.
Citizens and organizations are encouraged to participate by phoning into this session in order to obtain additional information about the available grant programs. Community Development Implementation Strategy (CDIS) representatives including all townships and villages and other stakeholders are encouraged to attend.
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Meeting with the Union County Board of Commissioners
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Please note effective April 2, 2020 and until further notice, the Commissioners will meet remotely. See our Meeting Schedule page for more information on how to connect.
The Union County Board of Commissioners meets every Tuesday and Thursday beginning at 9:00 a.m., the Commissioners will allow citizen comments/discussions at their discretion.
The Open Meetings Act mandates that all meetings of the County Commissioners are open to the public, unless in executive session, however the Act does not necessarily provide attendees the right to be heard at meetings.
The meetings are held in the Commissioners' Hearing Room at 233 West Sixth Street, Marysville, Ohio 43040