Notice of Proposed Substantial Amendments to 2018, 2019 and 2020 Action Plans

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Office of Economic and Community Development (OECD)

Amendment

CARES ACT

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Amendment

2018 Action Plan

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Amendment

2019 Action Plan

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Amendment

2020 Action Plan

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OECD will be accepting public comments beginning on Tuesday, September 16, 2020, for a period of Thirty (30) days on a Substantial Amendments of the 2018, 2019 and 2020 Action Plans that will include amending the 2018 Action Plan by utilizing seventy five thousand dollars ($75,000.00) under the emergency repair housing rehabilitation home investment partnership program (home) for homeowner housing rehabilitation program; amending the 2019 Action Plan by utilizing forty thousand dollars ($40,000.00) under the emergency repair housing rehabilitation home investment partnership program (home) for homeowner housing rehabilitation program; amending the 2020 Action Plan by redirecting the amount of $80,000.00 intended serve low income children ages 5-12 through summer camp held by United Neighborhood Centers to fund United Neighborhood Centers Certified Housing Councilor due to COVID -19.

 

This Notice provides citizens an opportunity for a period of thirty (30) days to comment.  All written comments must be received by the City of Scranton’s OECD by no later than end of business day on Thursday, October 16, 2020.

OECD will be accepting public comments beginning on Tuesday, September 16, 2020, for a period of Five (5) days on a Substantial Amendments of the 2020 Action Plan that will include additional $1,649,621 in CDBG-CV funds made available by the Cares Act and $1,435,629 (round #1 $813,478 and round #2 $622,150) in ESG-CV funds made available by the Cares Act. We welcome comments on prioritizing needs of Scranton City residents such as housing, workforce development, small business relief and public health.

 

This Notice provides citizens an opportunity for a period of five (5) days to comment.  All written comments must be received by the City of Scranton’s OECD by no later than end of business day on Monday, September 22, 2020.

Only after the public comment period is completed and legislation passed and signed by the Mayor, will OECD then submit the proposed Substantial Amendment for review by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD has forty-five (45) days to approve the Substantial Amendment.

For additional information please visit www.scrantonworks.org. You may contact OECD for more information at (570) 348-4216, extension 4256. Please email in your written comments to: www.311@scrantonpa.gov Attn: Office of Economic and Community Development.

Paige G Cognetti, Mayor

City of Scranton, Pennsylvania

Eileen Cipriani, OECD, Executive Director

Public Comments