CITY OF PERTH AMBOY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT/HOME PLANNING
PUBLIC HEARING ON NEEDS AND PRIORITIES
The City of Perth Amboy will be determining its annual spending plan for the next funding year, consistent with the Five-Year Consolidated Plan. The City's Annual Action Plan identifies activities to be funded under the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Programs from June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012. The City anticipates receiving approximately $750,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds and $500,000 in HOME Program funds. Funding may be available to both non-profit and for-profit organizations for a variety of eligible activities. The City may award a portion of these funds to sub-grantees that further the City’s objectives in the areas of public service, economic development, and affordable housing.
A public notice is hereby given that the City of Perth Amboy is presenting this year’s funding on priorities and needs on Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 6:00 p.m. and Thursday, December 23, 2010, 10:00 a.m. at the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center, 1 Olive Street, Perth Amboy, consistent with the City’s approved Citizen Participation Plan. Citizens will have an opportunity to review and comment on the proposed funding priorities for the 2011-2012 funding cycle.
Following receipt of the public’s comments on needs and priorities, the CDBG application and guidelines will be finalized and available beginning January 3, 2011. Applications will available on-line at www.ci.perthamboy.nj.us or by calling Nancy Diehl, Coordinator for Federal and State Aid at (732) 442-4000 extension 4050. Applications will be accepted at the Perth Amboy City Hall, 260 High Street, Perth Amboy until Monday, January 31, 2011 by 5:00 p.m.
Applications and guidelines will also be available at a non-mandatory Technical Assistance Workshop on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 to be held at the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wilda Diaz, Mayor
Helga van Eckert, Director
Office of Economic andCommunity Development