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Posted on: July 23, 2020

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NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS


July 23, 2020

 

City of Lorain, Office of Building, Housing and Planning

 

200 West Erie Avenue, 5th Floor

 

Lorain, OH 44052

 

(440) 204-2020

 

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Lorain, Office of Building, Housing and Planning.  

 

 

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS


On or about August 11, 2020 the City of Lorain will submit a request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds under the Title I of the Housing Community Development Act of 1974 and under Title II of the Cranston-Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act amended, to undertake a project known as:

 Demolition of 235 Florida Avenue, Lorain, OH (Permanent Parcel # 0201003106014)

Single family home deemed blighted and uninhabitable.  This creates a nuisance and an urgent threat to the public and welfare of the residents of the City of Lorain.  The city of Lorain health and fire departments have no objection to the demolition of the site.  The home is less than 2,000 square feet.  The approximate cost of the demolition is $12,000.

Demolition of 2100 East 28th Street, Lorain, OH (Permanent Parcel # 0300085104001)

Former commercial property with unoccupied apartments above deemed blighted and uninhabitable.  This creates a nuisance and an urgent threat to the public and welfare of the residents of the City of Lorain.  The city of Lorain health and fire departments have no objection to the demolition of the site.  The property is 3000 square feet.  The approximate cost of the demolition is $20,000.

Demolition of 2334 Apple Avenue, Lorain, OH (Permanent Parcel # 0201003181026)

Single family home deemed blighted and uninhabitable.  This creates a nuisance and an urgent threat to the public and welfare of the residents of the City of Lorain.  The city of Lorain health and fire departments have no objection to the demolition of the site.  The home is less than 2,000 square feet.  The approximate cost of the demolition is $12,000.


 

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

 

The City of Lorain Office of Building, Housing and Planning has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment.


The site locations are blighted and have some asbestos contamination conditions that are hazardous.  The property investigations show documented asbestos on the properties.  The City will require that the asbestos is remediated and disposed of by the demolition contractor in accordance with local laws and environmental regulations. 


Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required.  Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at


City of Lorain Office of Building, Housing and Planning

5th Floor, City Hall

200 West Erie Avenue

Lorain, OH 44052

Attn: Maximilian Upton

max_upton@cityoflorain.org

(440) 204-2020


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