NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS & OPEN PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
City of Mount Vernon 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Action Plan
The City of Mount Vernon is undertaking the planning process for submission of its five-year Strategic Plan in conjunction with the HOME Consortium Consolidated Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Consolidated Plan is the planning and application requirement for City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The Consolidated Plan is a five-year Strategic Plan and includes a one-year Action Plan for HUD program year 2023 that describes how CDBG will be used to carry out the City’s Strategic Plan to meet housing and community development needs.
The Strategic Plan provides the needs analysis and priorities used to guide the development of annual Action Plans. The CDBG funding allocation for HUD program year 2023 is estimated to be approximately $350,000.
The purpose of this notice is to announce the times and location of the public hearings for the planning process for the five-year Strategic Plan and the 2023 Action Plan and announce the public comment period which begins April 11, 2023 and ends May 10, 2023.
The time and location of the first public hearing is: Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. at the Police/Court Campus, 1805 Continental Pl, Mount Vernon, WA. Topics for discussion: Description of planning process, anticipated funding, programs covered, and solicitation of public comment on needs and priorities.
The time and location of the second public hearing is: Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. at the Police/Court Campus, 1805 Continental Pl, Mount Vernon, WA. This meeting will conclude the work begun at the previous meeting.
Written comments on any of the subjects described above may be submitted to City of Mount Vernon Special Projects Manager Peter Donovan, 910 Cleveland Avenue, Mount Vernon, WA 98273, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the hearing or during the comment period above stated.
If special accommodations are needed to participate in the hearing, please contact City of Mount Vernon Special Projects Manager at least three days prior to the hearing date at the email or address above.