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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Public Notice of Meeting for CBDG Consolidated Plan

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PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF MARGATE
PRE-DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC HEARING

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
FY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan
FY 2020 Annual Action Plan

May 27, 2020

The City of Margate is an entitlement recipient of federal funds the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The City is also part of the Broward County Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Consortium, and anticipates receiving *$382,052 in CDBG funds and *$111,739 in HOME funds during the 2020 program year to address community development and housing needs within the City.  As mandated by Federal Regulations 24 CFR Part 91, in order to receive these funds, the City is required to develop and adopt an Annual One Year Action Plan that is consistent with its FY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan priorities.

Prior to drafting the FY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and FY 2020 Annual Action Plan, the City will hold a virtual public hearing in order to obtain citizens’ views in order to determine needs and local priorities for the use of CDBG funding.  This hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 3:00pm-4:00pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83670848520 or listen in via telephone by calling one of the following phone numbers: US: +1 301-715-8592 or +1 312 626 6799, or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782, or +1 346 248 7799, or +1 669 900 6833 - Webinar ID: enter 836-7084-8520.  Interested parties are encouraged to attend and participate.  For additional information on this hearing, please contact Yvette Lopez, Manager, (954) 357-4930 or ylopez@broward.org or Patrick Haggerty, Program/Project Coordinator, (954) 357-4938 or phaggerty@broward.org, Broward County Housing Finance and Community Redevelopment Division.

Translation services available upon request.  Servicios de traduccόin pueden ser disponibles bajo peticiόn.

To request this information, please contact / Para solicitor esta informaciόn, por favor contactar Yvette Lopez, Manager, Broward County Housing Finance and Community Redevelopment Division, (954) 357-4930 or ylopez@broward.org.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Florida Statutes Section 286.26, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in the hearing should contact the above phone number at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.

*CDBG and HOME funds subject to change.

CITY OF MARGATE
FINDINGS AND PROCEDURE FOR VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING

In collaboration with Broward County Housing Finance and Community Redevelopment Division (BCHF&CRD), the City of Margate (“City”) is holding a virtual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program FY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and FY 2020 Annual Action Pre-Development public hearing on May 27, 2020 at 3:00pm-4:00pm This statement explains the City’s findings related to the need to hold the virtual public meeting, and the ability of the public to access the virtual public meeting.

The City’s findings and procedure for the virtual public meeting are as follows:

  • Pursuant to Governor DeSantis’ Executive Orders 20-51 and 20-52, in which the Governor declared a public health emergency and a state of emergency, there is a recommendation to limit public gatherings.
  • On March 20, 2020, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-69, suspending the quorum requirements for public meetings held by a local government body, and the requirement that a local government body must meet at a specific public place.
  • Consistent with the authority contained in the Governor’s Executive Orders, and in order to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the City’s residents, recipients, stakeholders and employees, the City finds that it is in the best interest of the City to hold this virtual public meeting.
  • Therefore, the BCHF&CRD and City will be holding this virtual meeting through the use of electronic communication. Members of the public are invited to join the CDBG Program FY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and FY 2020 Annual Action Pre-Development Public Hearing meeting by accessing the meeting through this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83670848520 or listen in via telephone by calling one of the following phone numbers: US: +1 301-715-8592 or +1 312 626 6799, or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782, or +1 346 248 7799, or +1 669 900 6833 - Webinar ID: enter 836-7084-8520.
  • The meeting agenda is available on the City’s website (click here) and on the main bulletin board outside City Hall located at 5790 Margate Blvd, Margate, FL 33063.
  • Any comments related to any item on the agenda can be submitted to the City via the following e-mail address: Patrick Haggerty, Program/Project Coordinator, BCHF&CRD at (954) 357-4938 or phaggerty@broward.org or Yvette Lopez, Manager, BCHF&CRD at (954) 357-4930 or ylopez@broward.org.

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