POSTING DATES: June 12 – June 24, 2020
CONTACT: Mitzi Gallagher-Long, (570) 524-4491


On July 31, 2020, Sunbury City Council intends to submit an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Relief (CDBG-CV) funds. The amount of $193,732. Based on this amount, the Sunbury City Council proposes to allocate CDBG-CV funds to the following activities:

  1. 1. Sunbury mobile hand washing and sanitizing stations $10,000
  2. 2. Shikellamy remote learning access k-5 $36,600
  3. 3. Sunbury EMS/Fire/Police mask fitter and adapter $14,278
  4. 4. CSO rent/mortgage/utility/food relief program $73,554
  5. 5. Sunbury Business relief fund $40,000
  6. 6. Administration $19,300

TOTAL $193,732

A Public Hearing to receive comments on the proposed use of the CDBG-CV funds will be held on June 24, 2020, at 6:00 PM. Keeping with federal and state guidelines regarding COVID 19, this meeting will take place as a virtual video web and tele conference. The public is invited to observe and participate in the hearing as follows: To access via web video, type the link: To access via telephone dial +1(470)869-2200 and enter Meeting ID: 838 395 1780. The meeting will be recorded. The meeting platform is accessible to persons with disabilities. If accommodations are needed for those with special needs related to language, sight, or hearing, please call (570)524-4491 at least five days in advance. Interested applicants should contact the Sunbury City Council as soon as possible for funding consideration, but in no case later than June 24, 2020. Immediately following the Public Hearing, the Sunbury City Council will consider the approval of the CDBG-CV application.

The City of Sunbury will make every effort to make all programs and activities accessible to the learning, mobility, visually, hearing, language-impaired persons, and those with limited English proficiency. Therefore, if you are a person with a disability or limited English proficiency and require an auxiliary aid, service, or accommodations to participate, please contact Kristen Lloyd at SEDA-COG, 201 Furnace Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 524-4491, or 1-800-332-6701, 1-800-654-5984 TTY, 1-800-654-5988 TDD to discuss how to best accommodate your needs. Translators will be available at public meetings upon advance request.

Any complaints or grievances should be emailed to Mitzi Gallagher-Long at Responses will be addressed within 15 working days when practicable.