Public Meeting Lancaster County’s 2015 Annual Action Plan

The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lancaster will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, March 24, 2015 at 4:00 PM at 202 N Prince Street, Suite 400, Lancaster, PA 17603 to provide the general public with an opportunity to review and comment on Lancaster County’s Fiscal Year 2015 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 Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.  Written comments should be addressed to Justin Eby, Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority, 202 North Prince Street, Suite 400, Lancaster, PA 17603.

The Annual Action Plan presents the objectives to be achieved and the activities to be undertaken using $5,895,802 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.

Fiscal Year 2015 CDBG Funds $2,628,479
Fiscal Year 2015 HOME Funds $1,255,017
Fiscal Year 2015 ESG Funds $235,300
Program Income (estimated) $265,000
Reprogrammed prior years CDBG/HOME Funds $1,512,006
Total Sources of Funds $5,895,802

 

The Planned Uses of Funds for Fiscal Year 2015 are:

Homeless Activities $303,903
Renter-Occupied Housing Activities $2,300,000
Owner-Occupied Housing Activities $1,425,000
Public Improvements and Infrastructure Activities $725,000
Public Service Activities $308,750
Planning and Administration $833,149
Total Uses of Funds $5,895,802

The 2015 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 Program of Lancaster County, Inc., Spanish American Civic Association, 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 Justin Eby at (717) 394-0793, x225, or at jeby@lchra.com to discuss how the Redevelopment Authority may best accommodate your needs.

 2015 Annual Action Plan Draft