Sunday, August 2, 2009

Notice: Cancelation and Reallocation of 2009 Community Development Block Grant

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City of Federal Way

Notice of Public Hearings:

Cancelation and Reallocation of 2009 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds & Allocations of 2010 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds

NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Federal Way Human Services Commission will conduct a public hearings on Monday, August 17, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. in the Hylebos Conference Room on the second floor at City Hall (33325 8th Ave S, PO Box 9718, Federal Way, Washington 98063-9718), to consider the proposed funding of Federal Way’s 2010 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the cancelation and reallocation of 2009 CDBG capital funds.

NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that the City of Federal Way is proposing to cancel the Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation, Acquisition Community Facility Project, 181 South 333rd St, Bldg C, Federal Way, that was awarded $241,649 in 2009 CDBG Funds. CDBG funds were to be used for the acquisition of a new building for Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation’s clinic to continue providing mental health services to low- and moderate-income residents. This project was canceled by the applicant.

NOTICE OF REALLOCATION: The City of Federal Way is proposing to reallocate the $241,649 from the above cancelled project per the 2009 Contingency Plan to King County Department of Community and Human Services, Housing Repair Program, to provide the following housing repair services for residents of Federal Way: a) interest free deferred payment loans up to $25,000 to low- and moderate-income homeowners (up to 80% of median income); b) matching funds program provides up to $25,000 as a deferred payment loan as a match to low- and moderate-income homeowner (up to 80% of median income) funding from a local lender or private funds; c) grants up to $3,000 for emergency repairs to low-income homeowners (up to 50% of median income); and d) grants up to $5,000 for emergency repairs to mobile homes owned by low-income persons. e) grants up to $8,000 for weatherization (up to 80% of median income). Program eligibility requirements are included in King County Code chapter 24.16.

2010 CDBG PROGRAM: Detailed information about the proposed funding levels for 2010 public service programs and capital projects is available for review during regular business hours at the Department of Community Development-Human Services Division (address above). For additional information, please contact Lynnette Hynden, Human Services Manager, at 253-835-2650, during normal business hours. Written comments on Federal Way’s proposed 2010 CDBG program will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on August 17, 2009, and may be forwarded to: City of Federal Way, Attn: Lynnette Hynden, P.O. Box 9718, Federal Way, WA 98063-9718. Any person may present written comments to the Human Services Commission during the hearing, and/or may appear at the public hearing to give public testimony Reasonable accommodations at the public hearing such as sign language interpretation or alternate formats for printed materials are available for individuals with disabilities with advance notice. City Hall complies with the American Disabilities Act. Please call Lynnette Hynden at (253) 835-2650 at least one business day in advance to request accommodation. For TDD relay service call 1-800-833-6388/TDD or 1-800-833-6384/voice. This notice will be translated into alternate formats for individuals with disabilities and/or alternate languages upon request.

To be published in The Federal Way Mirror on August 1, 2009

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