CITY OF NEW YORK
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT-DISASTER RECOVERY
NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION PLAN AMENDMENT
The City of New York has completed a proposed amendment to its plan for the $3.22 billion in Federal disaster aid to help with recovery from Hurricane Sandy. The proposed CDBG–DR Action Plan Amendment 5 contains the following updates:
Infrastructure and Other City Services
Citywide Administration and Planning
The comment period on the proposed CDBG-DR Action Plan Amendment 5 is now open. Comments must be received no later than January 25, 2013 at 11:59 PM (EST).
The proposed CDBG-DR Action Amendment 5 and the public commenting forms are available on http://www.nyc.gov/cdbg. Individuals will be able to read the amendment and the currently approved Action Plan and comment on the amendment in English, Spanish, Russian and Chinese (simplified). The online materials will also be accessible for the visually impaired.
Paper copies of the Action Plan Amendment 5, including in large print format (18pt font size), are available at the following address in both English and the languages listed above:
New York City Office of Management and Budget
255 Greenwich Street, 8th Floor Reception Area
New York, New York 10007
Comment by Internet
For official comments on the CDBG-DR amendment
For questions and comments that will not be added to the official comments for the document.
Written comments may be directed to Calvin Johnson, Assistant Director, CDBG-DR, NYC Office of Management and Budget, 255 Greenwich Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10007.
Comments by telephone
Comments may be provided by telephone by contacting 311, New York City’s main source of government information and non-emergency services. Dial 311 or (212) NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) from outside New York City. For more information on how people with disabilities can access and comment on the Action Plan Amendment, dial 311 or, using a TTY or Text Telephone, (212) 504-4115.
Public Hearings will be held regarding Action Plan Amendment 5. The public hearings will take place at the locations and times listed below. Hearings are subject to change so call 311 or check nyc.gov for the most updated information.
January 14, 2014 from 7-9pm
January 15, 2014 from 7-9pm
January 16, 2014 from 7-9pm
At the end of the comment period, all comments shall be reviewed and a City response will be incorporated into the City’s Responses to Public Comments document. A summary of the comments and the City’s responses will be submitted to HUD in the final CDBG-DR Action Plan Amendment 5. The revised Action Plan Amendment 5 including the public comments and responses will be posted on the City’s CDBG-DR website at http://www.nyc.gov/cdbg.