I'm writing to you to inform you of a new
public notice posted today by the City of Rochester related to
funding through the CARES Act, necessitating an amendment to the
2019-20 Consolidated Community Plan, Annual Action
Plan. The substantial amendment to the 2019-20 Annual
Action Plan is being done to enable the City to receive and
administer additional funds allocated from the CARES Act.
The City of Rochester’s allocations are as follows:
Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV): $4,881,038
- Emergency Solutions
Grants (ESG-CV): $2,444,707
Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA-CV): $142,029
To view the full amendment and
other related documents, visit www.cityofrochester.gov/conplan.
A public comment period on the proposed amendment begins today and
will conclude with an on-line public meeting of the Rochester City
Council to be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 7.
Due to the current state of emergency, the public meeting will
allow for comments received to be read into the minutes of the
meeting. Comments on the amendment can be delivered by email
to me, Amy Ventura, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by U.S. mail to Amy Ventura, c/o CARES Act Action Plan
Amendment, City Hall Room 224B, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY
In order for a comment to be presented at the on-line public
hearing, it must be received no later than 5 pm on Wednesday, May
6, 2020 and be prefaced by the name and address of the commenting
individual or organization. Each comment submitted in this
manner will be read into the record for up to 3 minutes of time on
the live cast of the public hearing that begins at 5 pm on Thursday,
May 7. In addition, the full text of the comment will be
shared with each member of the Council prior to the hearing.
The public hearing will be conducted remotely and on-line and can
be streamed live on the Council's Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/RochesterCityCouncil/
or YouTube Page https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_U7nbtS5kEz4bjEM8AGXlQ?view_as=subscriber.
City of Rochester