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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 00-1048



Consolidated Plan; Public Meeting and Regional Housing Advisory Committee Meetings

[30 Pa.B. 3085]

   The Department of Community and Economic Development (Department) is preparing the 2001 Action Plan that supplements the Commonwealth's Plan Consolidated Plan for Federal fiscal years 2000-2004. This document must be submitted to and approved by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in order for the Commonwealth and organizations within the state to receive funding under most HUD housing and community development programs. The Consolidated Plan creates a unified strategy for housing and community development programs as well as the necessary linkages for building successful neighborhoods and communities.

   The Commonwealth's 2001 Action Plan will address how the Commonwealth intends to allocate funds under the following programs: Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, Emergency Shelter Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS.

   An individual or organization may give testimony or comments at the public meeting. Comments will be accepted about topics related to community development, housing, the content of the Commonwealth's Action Plan, and the process by which the public input is gathered. The Commonwealth encourages public participation in this process.

   Anyone who wants to speak must call to schedule a time to give oral testimony at the meeting. The public meeting will be shortened if no one is scheduled to testify or if there is minimal response. Please call Aldona Kartorie at (717) 720-7409 to schedule oral testimony at the public meeting at least 24 hours prior to the meeting date.

Written Comments

   Written testimony, in lieu of oral testimony, must be submitted by 5 p.m., July 26, 2000. Please submit comments to Aldona Kartorie, Office of Community Development and Housing, Department of Community and Economic Development, Room 509, Forum Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120.

Public Meeting

   The public meeting will be held as follows:

      July 27, 2000
      Forum Building
      Room 321
      Walnut Street and Commonwealth Avenue
      Harrisburg, PA 17120
      10 a.m. to 1 p.m.*

Note:  The public meeting may be shortened if there is minimal response.

Regional Housing Advisory Committee Meetings

   The Commonwealth has six Regional Housing Advisory Committees across the State comprised of appointed members. Meetings of these committees are open to the public under the Sunshine Act. These committees advise the Department regarding housing and community development needs as well as assist in fair housing planning. These meetings will be held as follows:

June 22, 2000June 28, 2000
Blair TowerState Office Building
1600 8th AvenuePenthouse
Community Room,
   1st Floor
Broad and Spring Garden
Altoona, PA 16602Philadelphia, PA 19130
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.9 a.m. to noon
July 12, 2000July 13, 2000
Lancaster County Court
Economic Development
   Council of Northeast
50 North Duke Street   Pennsylvania
Rooms 601-6021151 Oak Street
Lancaster, PA 17608Pittston, PA 18641
9 a.m. to noon10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
July 18, 2000July 19, 2000
Blasco Memorial LibraryState Office Building
160 East Front StreetRoom 218
Admiral Room300 Liberty Avenue
Erie, PA 16507Pittsburgh, PA 15222
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.9 a.m. to 12 noon

   Anyone who has a disability and wishes to attend the public meeting or any of the Advisory Committee meetings and requires an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the proceeding should contact Aldona Kartorie, Room 509 Forum Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 720-7409, to discuss how the Department may best accommodate their needs. Text telephone calls can be placed through the Pennsylvania Relay System at (800) 654-5984. Calls will be relayed to the Department's number listed above.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 00-1048. Filed for public inspection June 16, 2000, 9:00 a.m.]

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