PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
On or about September 1, 2017, 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) Wastewater/Drinking Water 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; installation of new wells, pumps, and a raw water transmission main line. The total amount of CDBG funds to be requested is $550,000. The amount of CDBG funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit low- and moderate-income persons is $282,150. The Applicant also proposes to expend an estimated $850,000 in non-CDBG funds on the project. These non-CDBG funds will be derived from the following sources: $850,000 from the water fund.
The Town of Winamac will hold a public hearing on June 5, 2017, at 5:30 pm, at the Utility Complex located at 623 W. 11th Street 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 Kleinpeter Consulting Group, LLC at P.O. Box 37, Whiteland, IN 46184 or 812-525-7080 not later than May 31, 2017. 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 June 1, 2017 at the office of the Town of Winamac located at 120 W. Main Street, Winamac, IN 46996 between the hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. 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 Kleipeter Consulting Group, LLC at P.O. Box 37, Whiteland, IN 46184 no later than June 1, 2017 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 Mike Kleinpeter at (812) 525-7080 during normal business hours Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm or write to Kleinpeter Consulting Group, LLC at P.O. Box 37, Whiteland, IN 46184.
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