TOWN OF EDMESTON
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Please take Notice. The Town of Edmeston will hold a public hearing on July 21, 2022 at 7:00 p.m._at the Town of Edmeston Municipal Building, 2 West Street, Edmeston, New York for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Town of Edmeston’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2022 program year. The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $40 million for the 2022 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons. The Town of Edmeston is applying for $1,250,000 in CDBG funds for the Edmeston Water District Improvements project, consisting of transmission and distribution water main replacement and a new treatment system at the Town’s backup well water source. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals. Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time. The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.
The Edmeston Municipal Building is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact Linda Eriksen, Town Clerk at (607) 965-9823 or firstname.lastname@example.org, at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to Linda Eriksen, Town Clerk until July 25, 2022.