City of Lorain CDBG Substantial Amendment Public Hearing
The City is recommending the following proposed changes to the city’s Business Development Revolving Loan Funds (BDRLF). A public hearing will be Monday, July 24, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. in the Police Conference Room which is located at 200 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052, City of Lorain City Hall Building. A 30 day comment period will begin 15 days prior to the public hearing and conclude 15 days after the public hearing. During this comment period, the City will consider any comments or views of citizens received in writing, e-mail, or verbally before, during and after the public hearing. Comments will be included as an attachment to the amendment.
The City of Loran’s Citizen Participation Plan requires a Substantial Amendment in order to carrying out an activity not previously included in the action plan. The process to approve this amendment to the action plan is as follows: (a) Not carry out an activity that was described in the Five Year Consolidated Plan; (b) Carry out activity not previously identified in the Five Year Consolidated Plan; or (c) Substantially changing the purpose (s) is defined as the project being categorized as a different CDBG, HOME, or other program activity, a change in scope presents a twenty percent (20%) difference in the budgeted amount of a program activity, and a change in location is defined as different census tract area.
The Business Development Revolving Loan Fund (BDRLF) is multiple years of CDBG funding and a part of the Five Year Consolidated Plans, all current funding is being reallocated to the following proposed projects/activities as contained in the attachment.
Inquiries and comments concerning the Substantial Amendment can be conveyed by contacting the City staff at: Department of Building, Housing, and Planning, 200 West Erie Avenue, 5th Floor, Lorain, OH 44052, Telephone: (440) 204-2020, Fax: (440) 204-2080, email@example.com