LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Public Hearing Town of Roxbury

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice of Public Hearing

Town of Roxbury

 

The Town of Roxbury will hold a public hearing on September 13, 2021 at 6:45 pm at the Roxbury Town Hall, 53690 State Hwy 30, Roxbury, NY for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Town of Roxbury’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application for the 2021 program year for a Food Pantry in Roxbury with funding up to $500,000 . The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $500,000 for the 2021 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals. Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time. The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. The Roxbury Town Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact Diane Pickett, Town Clerk at 607-326-7641, at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to Diane Pickett, Town Clerk in person at the Town Hall or email to townclerk@roxburyny.com until September 16, 2021 by 4:30 pm.

Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 220.1 issued on March 12, 2020 suspending the Open Meetings Law, the Town of Roxbury Town Board has a PUBLIC HEARING scheduled for September 13, 2021 at 6:45 pm that will be held electronically via Zoom webinar and  a public meeting open for the public to attend in person. Members of the public may listen to and view the Roxbury PUBLIC HEARING and participate by requesting a link to the Zoom meeting. The meeting will be recorded and Minutes of the PUBLIC HEARING will be transcribed and posted on the Town website.

The location of the PUBLIC HEARING via ZOOM is accessible to persons with disabilities. For those attending in person, If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact the Town Clerk at 607-326-7641, at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to the Town Clerk at townclerk@roxburyny.com or mailed to PO Box 189, Roxbury, NY 12474 until September 16, 2021 by 4:30 pm in the Town Office to receive written comments.

Diane Pickett, Town Clerk

Town of Roxbury

Date: August 25, 2021