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Board of Commissioners Meeting and Public Hearing-CDBG-CV
September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Public Hearing Notice
Community Development Block Grant Project
The Rockingham County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on September 22, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at their offices at 119 North Road, Brentwood, New Hampshire. Members of the public and other interested parties can listen to and participate in this hearing via the Zoom link provided below. Due to the COVID-19 crisis and in accordance with Governor Sununu’s Emergency Order #12 and Executive Order 2020-04 this hearing is to be conducted electronically.
Community Development Block Grant funds are available to municipalities through the NH Community Development Finance Authority. Up to $500,000 annually is available for economic development projects, up to $500,000 for public facility, up to $500,000 for housing projects, and up to $500,000 for emergency activities. Up to $25,000 is available per planning study grant. All projects must directly benefit a majority of low and moderate income persons. Community Development Block Grant-COVID (CDBG-CV) funds were authorized under the CARES ACT. Up to $500,000 in CDBG-CV funding is available to municipalities. Funding is available to municipalities for new services; or a quantifiable increase in the level of a service above that which has been provided during the 12 months prior to application, both which must be attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic. CDBG-CV funding is also available to nonprofit public service organizations, as sub applicants to the municipality, for activities associated with preparing for, responding to, or recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Activities must serve primarily low and moderate income persons.
This is an application for CDBG-CV Public Service. Eligible expenses for the municipality include, but not limited to, increased welfare costs, increased homeless housing costs, and new services provided by the municipality attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible nonprofit public service expenses include costs preparing for, responding to, or recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic including, but not limited to, childcare services, food banks, senior services, services for persons with disabilities, legal services, resident services, youth services, transportation services, health, mental health and substance abuse services, financial literacy, foreclosure and homebuyer counseling, homeless services, education outside of school building, tutoring, furniture, equipment, and additional services provided. Sub applicants may include, Upper Room, Southern NH Services, Sonshine Soup Kitchen and CHS Greater Derry Community Health Services. At the public hearing the amount of the municipality request and purpose of funding request will be stated, if applicable. In addition, each supplicant organization, associated funding request amount and purpose will be stated.
Provisions for persons with special needs can be made by contacting the Commissioner’s Office, via telephone (679-9310) or mail, at least five days prior to the public hearing. Informational document on these public hearings will be available on the County’s website at www.rockinghamcountynh.org
As a result of COVID-19, Pandemic with the Governor’s emergency Order #12 pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04, this public body is authorized to meet electronically. Due to COVID=19 restrictions imposed, access to the Rockingham County Nursing Home is limited to employees of this building only. If you are not permitted access to the building and wish to attend this meeting, you may do so remotely. Access: Video – Zoom.us – Join Meeting – meeting ID # 5808918771 Or Phone – 646-558-8656 or 312-626-6799 – meeting ID # 5808918771.