Posting Dates: June 18 – June 26, 2020
CONTACT: Mitzi Gallagher-Long, (570) 524-4491
On or about July 31, 2020, Union County plans to submit an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) for 2020 Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Relief (CDBG-CV) funds in the amount of $296,378. Based on this amount, the County ($166,152), along with Lewisburg Borough ($65,516), and Kelly Township ($64,710), propose to allocate CDBG funds to the following activities:
- 1. K-8 REMOTE LEARNING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM $ 97,552
- 2. UCHA HEALTHY HANDS HEALTHY HOMES PROGRAM $ 12,000
- 3. USCAA RENT/MORTGAGE/UTILITY/FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM $ 40,000
- 4. ADMINISTRATION $ 16,600
TOTAL $ 166,152
- 1. LEWISBURG HAND WASHING/SANITIZING RESTROOM $ 59,116
- 2. ADMINISTRATION $ 6,400
TOTAL $ 65,516
- 1. CAA KELLY TOWNSHIP ASSISTANCE PROGRAM $ 20,000
- 2. SALVATION ARMY KELLY TWP ASSISTANCE PROGRAM $ 5,000
- 3. KELLY TWP REMOTE LEARNING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM $ 33,310
- 4. ADMINISTRATION $ 6,400
TOTAL $ 64,710
A Public Hearing to receive comments on the proposed use of the CDBG-CV funds will be held on June 26, 2020, at 2:00 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: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/8383951780. 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 Union County Commissioners as soon as possible for funding consideration, but in no case later than June 26, 2020. Following the Public Hearing, the Union County Commissioners will consider the approval of the CDBG-CV application at the July 7, 2020 Commissioners Meeting.
The Union County Commissioners will strive to make all programs and activities accessible to the learning, mobility, vision, hearing, and language-impaired persons. If you have a disability or limited English proficiency and require an auxiliary aid or accommodations, please contact Kristen Lloyd at SEDA-COG, 1-800-332-6701, 1-800-654-5984 TTY, 1-800-654-5988 TDD, to discuss your needs. Translators will be available upon request.
Any complaints should be written and submitted to Mitzi Gallagher-Long, at SEDA-COG. Written responses will be addressed within 15 working days when practicable.
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