The Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development and the City of Poughkeepsie Office of Social Development announce the publication of the draft 2013-2017 Dutchess County and City of Poughkeepsie Consolidated Plan and the draft 2013 Dutchess County Action Plan. The City of Poughkeepsie 2013 Action Plan will be released for public comment at later date. The Plans were developed in accordance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations. The draft Consolidated Plan outlines needs and priorities for the allocation of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Programs over the next five years. We invite all interested parties to attend one of the following public hearings to comment on the draft Plans.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County
Farm & Home Center
2715 Route 44
Millbrook, NY 12545
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
City of Poughkeepsie, City Hall
Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Persons requiring special assistance in attending these sessions, such as sign interpreters, foreign language interpreters and/or assistance with mobility, must contact Anne Saylor at email@example.com or (845) 486-3600 by Friday, April 19, 2013 so such assistance can be arranged.
The draft 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan and the draft 2013 Action Plan are available for review and comment for a 30-day period beginning Wednesday, April 10, 2013 and ending Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the following websites:
Dutchess County Community Development website at www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/Planning/PLhousing.htm and the City of Poughkeepsie at http://www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com.
Persons unable to attend the public hearings are encouraged to submit written comments. All comments will be taken into consideration and included as appropriate in the final Consolidated Plan and Action Plan.
Questions or comments should be submitted to Anne Saylor, Dutchess County Community Development Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (845) 486-3600.