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2022 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT 2019 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN CV

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD & PUBLIC HEARING

 

NOTICE is given that a draft of the Program Year (PY) 2022 Annual Action Plan (AAP) and draft Substantial Amendment (SA) of the PY 2019 AAP for Bristol Township will be available for a thirty (30) day public comment period to review and make comments.  Notice is also given that a Public Hearing will be held to review and discuss the draft AAPs.

 

The PY 2022 AAP outlines proposed projects and activities by the Township’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to address the identified priority needs and goals of the Consolidated Plan.  The Township expects to receive an estimated $630,000 in CDBG funding from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) for the 2022 program year, which begins July 1, 2022 and ends June 30, 2023.  Please see below for the proposed budget for PY 2022.

 

Administration (20%): $126,000

Public Facilities & Infrastructure: $259,500

Housing Rehab: $150,000

Public Services (15%): $94,500

 

The estimated allocation is based on the prior year allocation.  The final PY 2022 CDBG grant allocation has not been announced yet, however the final budget will be 20% to admin, 15% to public services, $150,000 towards housing rehab and the balance of funds towards public facilities and infrastructure.

 

The draft SA to the PY 2019 AAP/CARES Act Funding is to revise funding amounts and projects. Funds will be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) as authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, to respond to the growing effects of this historic public health crisis.

 

Public Comment Period: A 30-day comment period is scheduled to begin on May 2, 2022 and end on May 31, 2022.  The proposed plan is available at the Bristol Township Office of Community Development (BTOCD) office or by clicking here to review. Written comments on the draft plan are welcome and could be sent to the BTOCD office at 2501 Bath Road, Bristol, PA 19007 or emailed to the Community Development Director at: vstrother@bristoltownship.org

 

Public Hearing: A public hearing will be held at the Township Council Meeting on May 19, 2022 at 7:00 PM.  A presentation of both the proposed PY 2022 AAP Plan and SA to PY 2019 AAP Plan will be made and comments from citizens are welcome.  Township Council Meetings are held in the auditorium of the township building located at 2501 Bath Road, Bristol, PA 19007.

 

Disability & Translation Assistance:  In accordance to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the BTOCD shall provide reasonable accommodations and special arrangements for public meetings for those who are disabled.  All public meetings are held in buildings which are accessible to the handicapped.  Citizens may contact the Township Office at (215) 785-0500 at least 24 hours in advance to request assistance services.

 

With at least one business day of advanced notice Spanish translators will be provided at public meetings.  Translation services will also be provided for persons who may need assistance reviewing printed documents, reports and/or other related materials. Citizens may contact the BTOCD office at (215) 785-0500 at least 24 hours in advance to request such services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to review the Amended FY2019 Action Plan with the CARES ACT update

Click here to review the Substantial Amendment to the FY2019 Action Plan

Click here to review the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan with FY2020 Action Plan

Click here to review the FY2021 Action Plan

2501 Bath Road | Bristol, PA  19007 | BUCKS COUNTY | Phone: 215-785-0500


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