TOWN OF CRAWFORD
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT the public hearing scheduled for April 16, 2020 at 7:40 PM, has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 7:15 PM or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, a Public Hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, inviting public comments and suggestions regarding projects to be considered for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding under the Orange County Office of Community Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program. Under the CDBG program a variety of projects, including, but not limited to, those listed below can potentially be eligible for funding:
- Acquisition and Disposition of Real Property
- Public Works, Public Facilities or Site Improvements
- Code enforcement (Health Codes)
- Clearance, Demolition and Rehabilitation for Public Use
- Special Projects for Elderly and Handicapped
- Provision of Public Services (Shelters, Clinics, Senior Nutrition, etc.)
- Payment of Non-Federal Shares of Other Grant Programs
The Town of Crawford will be considering projects to be submitted to the Orange County Community Development Office’s CDBG Entitlement Program. The deadline for which is Friday, June 26, 2020.
As authorized under Governor Cuomo’s Executive Orders, the public will not be permitted to attend the public meeting in person. Instead, the public will have the ability to see and participate in the hearing live via the ZOOM videoconference meeting as described below, as permitted by the New York State Open Meetings Law, as modified by the Executive Orders. Due to public health and safety concerns, the public will not be permitted to attend at the remote locations where the Town Board members will be situated.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any person who wishes for his or her comment to be heard during the public comment session during the remote meeting can send his or her comments in advance of the meeting to [email protected] or call 845-744-2020 by no later than 4:00 PM on May 21st, 2020.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, in accordance with Executive Order 202.1, said hearing will be recorded and a transcript will be prepared at a later date, in addition to the regular meeting minutes.
INSTRUCTIONS TO ACCESS THE VIRTUAL MEETING: If you have a computer, tablet, or smartphone, you can register, log in, and see the video and hear the audio of the live session. You can access the Town meeting as follows: Join Zoom Meeting
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Meeting ID: 899-2644-8668
On the evening of Thursday, May 21st, 2020 several minutes before 7:00 pm log in with your electronic device. You will be placed on hold until the meeting starts. If anyone has any questions regarding the videoconference they may call the Town Clerk’s Office 845-744-2020.
Dated: April 23, 2020
BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF CRAWFORD
JESSICA KEMPTER, TOWN CLERK