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NOTICE

Henry County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program announces a proposed amendment to the Henry County Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016 Annual Action Plan as part of the FFY 2012-2016 Consolidated Plan, in accordance with its Citizen Participation Plan and the regulations governing the CDBG Program.  The amendment listed herein is proposed for public review and comment. 

A public comment period is in effect for Monday, February 20, thru Monday, March 20, 2017.  Residents are encouraged to assist the County in finalizing its amendment to the 2016 Annual Action Plan by submitting comments and or by participating in the public hearing.  Comments on the proposed amendments are requested by 5:00 pm Monday, March 20, 2017 to the Community Development Department at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA  30253, by phone at 770-288-7525 or via E-mail at CDBGProgram@co.henry.ga.us.  Comments received prior to the public hearing will be provided to the Henry County Board of Commissioners.  The Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 starting at 6:30 pm.  The public hearing will be held in the Community Room of the Henry County Administration Building, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia, 30253.  The building is handicap accessible. Persons requiring special accommodations can make arrangements by contacting the Henry County Government Community Development Department at 770-288-7525.  The County TDD number is 770-288-6819. The Board of Commissioners will consider approval of the amendment following the public hearing.
        
Copies of the 2016 Annual Action Plan proposed amendments are available for review at the following locations:

  • Henry County Administration Building - 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
  • Heritage Senior Center - 1050 Florence McGarity Boulevard, McDonough, GA 30252
  • Hidden Valley Senior Center - 600 Spraggins Memorial Parkway, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Fairview Recreation Center - 35 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • J.P. Moseley Recreation Center - 1041 Miller's Mill Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Locust Grove Recreation Center - 10 Cleveland Street, Locust Grove, GA 30248
  • McDonough Public Library - 1001 Florence McGarity Boulevard, McDonough, GA 30252
  • Fairview Public Library - 28 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • Fortson (Hampton) Public Library - 61 McDonough Street, Hampton, GA 30228
  • Cochran (Stockbridge) Public Library - 174 Burke Street, Stockbridge, GA 30281
  • McDonough City Hall - 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA 30253
  • Locust Grove City Hall - 3644 Highway 42, Locust Grove, GA 30248
  • Hampton City Hall - 17 East Main Street S., Hampton, GA 30228
  • Stockbridge City Hall - 4640 North Henry Boulevard, Stockbridge, GA 30281   
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  • Henry County Web site: www.co.henry.ga.us/CDBG/


Annual Action Plan Amendment

FISCAL YEAR        2016 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

To eliminate the $25,000 maximum per home assisted in the Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Assistance program.  The amount includes the cost of materials and labor.  This amendment is due to a change in the intent, purpose and/or scope of an activity previously described/approved in the 2016 Annual Action Plan.   Due to further examination of the target area it has been found that multiple homes are in need of substantial rehabilitation and improvements exceeding the previously described and approved maximum of $25,000 per home.  Specific changes to the text can be found on pages 24 and 28 of the Fiscal Year 2016 CDBG Annual Action Plan.


NOTICIA PÚBLICA

El Programa de Subsidios Globales de Desarrollo Comunitario del Condado de Henry (CDBG) anuncia una propuesta de enmienda al Plan de Acción Anual de 2016 del Año Fiscal Federal del Condado de Henry como parte del Plan Consolidado 2012-2016 de FFY, de acuerdo con su Plan de Participación Ciudadana y las regulaciones que rigen El Programa CDBG. La enmienda que se enumera aquí se propone para su revisión y comentario público. Un período de comentarios del público está vigente para el lunes 20 de febrero hasta el lunes 20 de marzo de 2017. Los comentarios sobre las enmiendas propuestas se solicitan por escrito antes de las 5:00 pm del lunes 20 de marzo de 2017 a la dirección que se indica a continuación:

Junta de Comisionados del Condado de Henry
Departamento de Desarrollo Comunitario
140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
E-mail: CDBGProgram@co.henry.ga.us

Audiencia pública

Se anima a los residentes a asistir y participar en la audiencia pública para ayudar al condado a finalizar su enmienda al Plan de Acción Anual 2016. Los comentarios recibidos por el Departamento de Desarrollo de la Comunidad antes de la audiencia pública serán proporcionados a la Junta de Comisionados del Condado de Henry. La Junta de Comisionados celebrará una audiencia pública el martes 21 de marzo de 2017 a partir de las 6:30 pm. La Junta de Comisionados considerará la aprobación de la enmienda después de la audiencia pública.
 
La audiencia pública se llevará a cabo en la Sala Comunitaria del Edificio de Administración del Condado de Henry, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia, 30253. El edificio es accesible para discapacitados. Las personas que requieran acomodaciones especiales pueden hacer arreglos contactando al Departamento de Desarrollo Comunitario del Condado de Henry, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253 (770-288-7525). El número de TDD del condado es (770) 288-6819.

Para los residentes que no pueden asistir y participar en la audiencia pública, se pueden enviar comentarios escritos sobre la enmienda propuesta al Plan de Acción Anual 2016 a la dirección arriba mencionada.

Copias de las enmiendas propuestas para el Plan Anual de Acción 2016 están disponibles para su revisión en los siguientes lugares:

• Edificio de Administración del Condado de Henry - 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
• Centro para Personas Mayores de la Herencia - 1050 Florence McGarity Boulevard, McDonough, GA 30252
• Centro Hidden Valley Senior - 600 Spraggins Memorial Parkway, Stockbridge, GA 30281
• Centro Recreativo Fairview - 35 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
• Centro de Recreación J.P. Moseley - 1041 Miller's Mill Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
• Centro Recreativo Locust Grove - 10 Cleveland Street, Locust Grove, GA 30248
• Biblioteca Pública McDonough - 1001 Florence McGarity Boulevard, McDonough, GA 30252
• Biblioteca Pública Fairview - 28 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
• Biblioteca Pública de Fortson (Hampton) - 61 McDonough Street, Hampton, GA 30228
• Biblioteca Pública Cochran (Stockbridge) - 174 Burke Street, Stockbridge, GA 30281
• Ayuntamiento de McDonough - 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA 30253
• Ayuntamiento de Locust Grove - 3644 Highway 42, Locust Grove, GA 30248
• Ayuntamiento de Hampton - 17 East Main Street S., Hampton, GA 30228
• Ayuntamiento de Stockbridge - 4640 North Henry Boulevard, Stockbridge, GA 30281

Henry County Web site: www.co.henry.ga.us/CDBG



ENMIENDA ANUAL DEL PLAN DE ACCIÓN

PLAN DE ACCION ANUAL DEL AÑO FISCAL 2016

Eliminar el máximo de $ 25,000 por hogar asistido en el programa de Asistencia para la Rehabilitación de Viviendas Propietarias. El monto incluye el costo de materiales y mano de obra. Esta enmienda se debe a un cambio en la intención, propósito y / o alcance de una actividad previamente descrita / aprobada en el Plan de Acción Anual 2016. Debido a un examen más detenido del área objetivo, se ha encontrado que varias casas necesitan una rehabilitación sustancial y mejoras que superen el máximo de 25.000 dólares por hogar previamente descrito y aprobado. Se pueden encontrar cambios específicos en el texto en las páginas 24 y 28 del Plan de Acción Anual del CDBG del Año Fiscal 2016.



What is the Community Development Block Grant Program?

The primary goal of CDBG is to develop and strengthen viable urban communities by providing decent housing and suitable living environments principally for low- and moderate-income persons and/or households.

CDBG-funded projects and services must meet one of the Programs’ National Objectives:

  • Provide a benefit to low/moderate income persons.
  • Eliminate or prevent slums and blight.
  • Meet an urgent community need of recent origin that threatens the health or welfare of residents.

The following are considered eligible CDBG activities:

  • PUBLIC SERVICES
    • Senior Services
    • Handicapped Access
    • Youth Services
    • Health Services
  • PUBLIC INFRASTUCTURE
    • Sidewalk Improvements
    • Waterline Improvements
    • Street Improvements
    • Sewer Improvements
    • Drainage Improvements
  • PUBLIC FACILITIES
    • Senior Center
    • Youth Centers
    • Neighborhood Facilities
    • Child Care Facilities
    • Historic Preservation
    • Parks & Recreation Facilities
    • Health Facilities
    • Parking Facilities
  • PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
    • Job Creation & Retention
    • Business Improvements
    • Acquisition
    • Loans
  • HOUSING
    • Housing Rehabilitation
    • Affordable Housing
    • Rental Assistance
    • Down Payment Assistance
    • Rental Rehabilitation
    • Emergency Shelter

The following activities may Not be assisted with CDBG funds:

  • Buildings (or portions thereof) utilized for the General Conduct of Government (unless the proposed activity is related to ADA compliance being the removal of material or architectural barriers that limit the accessibility of elderly persons or adults with severe disabilities (§570.208(a)(2(ii));
  • General Government Expenses - required to carry out the regular responsibilities of general local government; and
  • Political Activities - the use of CDBG funds to finance facilities or equipment for political purposes or to engage in other partisan political activities, such as candidates’ forums, voter transportation, or voter registration is not eligible.

The following activities will generally Not be assisted with CDBG funds:

  • Purchase of Equipment - for example, construction, fixtures, motor vehicles, furnishings and other  personal property not an integral structural fixture is generally ineligible;
  • Operating and Maintenance Expenses – any expense associated with repairing, operating or maintaining public facilities, improvements and services in ineligible. Examples of ineligible operating and maintenance include:  the maintenance and repair of publically owned streets (filling of pot holes in streets, repairing of cracks in sidewalks, replacement of expended street light bulbs), parks (the mowing of recreational areas), water and sewer facilities, neighborhood facilities, senior centers, centers for persons with disabilities;
  • Payment of staff salaries, utility costs and similar expenses necessary for the operation of public works and facilities;
  • New Housing Construction – the construction of new permanent residential structures or for any program to subsidize or assist such new construction is ineligible except:
  • When carried out by an entity pursuant to §570.204(a)
  • Income payments – any series of subsistence - type grant payments, such as Housing allowances, food, clothing or utilities.

 

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