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Schedule and Locations of Public Hearings

New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery
State of New York Action Plan Amendment No. 6 to the Action Plan for
Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program
Pursuant to Federal Register Notice FR-5696-N-06.

 

On November 25, 2013, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a supplemental allocation of $2,097,000,000 of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds to support the State of New York’s continued recovery efforts from Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee and Superstorm Sandy.

Prior to releasing the funds, HUD requires that grantees create an Action Plan Amendment that documents the proposed use of funds, and publish it for public input. HUD approved the State’s initial Action Plan on April 25, 2013.

The most recent amendment, Action Plan Amendment No. 6, is now available for public review. The Action Plan, amendments 1 through 5, and Action Plan Amendment No. 6, are available on the State’s website at http://stormrecovery.ny.gov. Copies of the Action Plan Amendment No. 6 are also are available without charge, to anyone requesting copies at info@stormrecovery.ny.gov or by calling: 1-866-ASK-DHCR (866-275-3427). TTY: 212-480-6062. Additionally it has been translated into Spanish, Russian and Chinese.

Please take notice that the New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) will hold public hearings to give all interested persons an opportunity to present oral and written comments on Action Plan Amendment No. 6.

To ensure maximum convenience for the public, hearings will be held in parts of New York State impacted by the three storms. The schedule is below:

Thursday, February 27, 2014 (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
SUFFOLK COUNTY
Clerk of Suffolk County Legislature
725 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Monday, March 3, 2014 (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
BROOME COUNTY
Binghamton Jewish Community Center
Auditorium
500 Clubhouse Road
Vestal, NY 13850

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
NEW YORK CITY
New York Law School
Auditorium
185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
ALBANY COUNTY
Empire State Plaza
Convention Center
Meeting Room 2 & 3
Albany, NY 12242

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
NASSAU COUNTY
Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building
Legislative Chamber
1550 Franklin Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501

Thursday, March 6, 2014 (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
WESTCHESTER/ROCKLAND COUNTY
Palisades Center Mall
The Adler Room
1000 Palisades Drive
West Nyack, NY 10994

Comments may also be submitted in writing at the public hearing, or via the website at http://stormrecovery.ny.gov, or by mail to the attention of The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, ATTN: Public Comments, Church Street Station, P.O. Box 3325, New York, NY 10008-3325, or for TTY at 212-480-6062. The public comment period will end on March 19, 2014, at 5:00 pm. Comments received after 5:00 pm on March 19, 2014 will not be considered.

The public hearings are accessible to people who are mobility impaired. Sign language interpreter services and/or other interpretation services will be provided, upon advance request by contacting our outreach consultant at (888) 772-6400 or email outreach@ingroupinc.com no later than three (3) days before the hearing for which the services are being requested.

All public hearing dates, times and locations are subject to change due to inclement weather conditions. Information regarding any change in the hearing schedule will be posted at the above mentioned website at least two hours before the scheduled start time of the hearing.

This legal notice is available in Español - Spanish, 中國 - 傳統 - Traditional Chinese, and Русский - Russian