024-20 - Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Blight Clearance Program


On or about February 28, 2020, the Town of Winamac intends to apply to the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs for a grant from the State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Blight Clearance Program. This program is funded by Title I of the federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. These funds are to be used for a community development project that will include the following activities: acquisition of property and the demolition of structures. The total amount of CDBG funds to be requested is $270,000. The amount of CDBG funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit low- and moderate-income persons is $104,085. The Applicant also proposes to expend an estimated $30,000 in non-CDBG funds on the project. These non-CDBG funds will be derived from the following sources: cash from the Town of Winamac.

The Town of Winamac will hold a public hearing on February 10, 2020, at 6:00 pm, at Winamac Municipal Utilities Complex, 623 W. 11th Street, Winamac, IN to provide interested parties an opportunity to express their views on the proposed federally funded CDBG project. Persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons who wish to attend the public hearing February 7, 2020. Every effort will be made to make reasonable accommodations for these persons.

Information related to this project will be available for review prior to the public hearing as of February 3, 2020 at the office of the Town of Winamac located at 120 W. Main St, Winamac, IN between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Interested citizens are invited to provide comments regarding these issues either at the public hearing or by prior written statement. Written comments should be submitted to Edwin Buswell, KIRPC, PO Box 127, Monon, IN 47959 no later than February 10, 2020 in order to ensure placement of such comments in the official record of the public hearing proceedings. A plan to minimize displacement and provide assistance to those displaced has been prepared by the Town of Winamac and is also available to the public. This project will result in no displacement of any persons or businesses. For additional information concerning the proposed project, please contact Town Council President, Tom Murray 574-946-3451, Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm or write to 120 W Main St, Winamac, IN 46996.

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Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

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