061-20 - Public Hearing Notice


On or about April 3, 2020, Pulaski County intends to apply to the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs for a grant from the State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Facilities 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: construction of a new fire station. The total amount of CDBG funds to be requested is $500,000. The amount of CDBG funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit low- and moderate-income persons is $255,000. The Applicant also proposes to expend an estimated $150,000 in non-CDBG funds on the project. These non-CDBG funds will be derived from the following sources: Medaryville Fire Department and White Post Township.

Pulaski County will hold a public hearing on March 30, 2020, at 5:00 pm, at the Medaryville Fire Station, 422 E. Main Street, Medaryville, IN 47957 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 and need assistance should contact Edwin Buswell, KIRPC at 219-253-6658 not later than March 27, 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 March 23, 2020 at the office of the Kankakee Iroquois Regional Planning Commission located at 115 E. Fourth St, Monon, IN between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm M-F. 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 March 30, 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 Pulaski County 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 Commissioner President, Kenneth Becker, 574-946-3653, M-F 8:00 am to 4:00 pm or write to 112 E. Main Street, Rm 200, Winamac, IN 46996.

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Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
Fax Number: (574) 946-7471

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