Public Hearing, CDBG

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of Lassen will conduct a public hearing by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at 10:05 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 707 Nevada Street, Susanville, in order to discuss possible applications for funding under the State Community Block Grant (CDBG) Program and to solicit citizen input on possible activities to be included in these applications.

The County of Lassen has a projected $307,971.00 in CDBG Program Income for the current fiscal year. The purpose of this public hearing is to give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known regarding what types of eligible activities the County of Lassen should apply to use CDBG Program Income for. A separate public hearing will be held to discuss and approve the application prior to submittal to the State.

CDBG funded activities must benefit low and moderate income persons; aid in the prevention or elimination of slums/blight; or meet an urgent need. Eligible activities include: Homeownership Assistance and Housing Rehabilitation Programs; Public Facility and Public Improvement Projects (Including Public Improvements in Support of New Housing Construction); Public Service Programs, Planning Studies, Economic Development Business Assistance and Microenterprise Activities.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact the County of Lassen’s Housing and Grants Division of Community Social Services at (530) 251-8309. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you may direct written comments to County of Lassen’s Housing and Grants Division of Community Social Services at 1410 Chestnut Street, Susanville, CA 96130 or you may telephone (530) 251-8309. In addition, a public information file is available for review at the above address between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday.

The County of Lassen promotes fair housing and makes all its programs available to low and moderate income families regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual preference, marital status or handicap.

For the Community Social Services Department

Jenna Ducasse, Director