PUBLIC MEETING

LANCASTER COUNTY’S FISCAL YEAR 2019 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lancaster will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 4:30 PM at 28 Penn Square, Suite 200, Lancaster, PA 17603 to provide the general public with an opportunity to review and comment on Lancaster County’s Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Action Plan prior to the submission to the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners. The public comment period for the Plan begins with this notice and ends prior to the Commissioner’s meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.  Written comments should be addressed to Justin Eby, Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority, 28 Penn Square, Suite 200, Lancaster, PA 17603.

The Annual Action Plan presents the objectives to be achieved and the activities to be undertaken using $5,744,335 in new funding, program income, and prior year resources, provided to Lancaster County by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program.

The 2019 Annual Action Plan (which includes more specific details on each project) is available for review at the offices of the Redevelopment Authority and on the web at www.lchra.com. Additional copies of the Plan are also available at the Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County, Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, Lancaster County Planning Commission, the City of Lancaster, and the Lancaster County Library.

If you are a person with a disability or other special needs wishing to attend this public meeting and require special accommodations to participate in the meeting, please contact Aimee Tyson at (717) 394-0793, x211, or at atyson@lchra.com at least two days beforehand to discuss how the Redevelopment Authority may best accommodate your needs.

Draft – 2019 Lancaster County Annual Action Plan

Citizen Summary-2019


Notice of Proposed Substantial Change

 The Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority, on behalf of the County of Lancaster, is providing this notice of a proposed substantial change to the 2018 Annual Action Plan to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In accordance with the federal regulations governing the use of CDBG funds and the County’s Substantial Change Policy, the Lancaster County’s 2018 Annual Action Plan will be amended to transfer $400,000 in funding for Owner Occupied Housing to Public Infrastructure projects ($300,000) and Blight Remediation projects ($100,000).

The public is invited to comment on the above changes in writing, by June 4, 2019, to Aimee Tyson, 28 Penn Square, Suite 200, Lancaster, PA 17603.  All comments related to the substantial change will be considered by the Lancaster County Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting on June 5, 2019. A copy of the amended Plan will be available for public review in the offices of the Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority and online at www.lchra.com.