The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) is accepting public comment on a draft action plan amendment for an additional allocation of $5,211,000 HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funding provided to the state for Tropical Storm Fred recovery. The draft amendment includes detailed information about how NCORR will use these federal funds for reanalysis of Unmet Needs specifically related to owner-occupied housing, rental housing, economic revitalization, infrastructure, and mitigation using additional and more recent disaster recovery data sets in western areas of North Carolina that were designated as Most Impacted and Distressed (MID) Areas by HUD due to impacts from the storm.
The draft action plan amendment is available for review at https://www.rebuild.nc.gov/about/plans-policies-reports/action-plans. Printed copies of the draft amendment are available by calling 984-833-5350.
NCORR will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. April 17, 2023, to receive public comments on the draft action plan amendment. The public hearing will be held at the Haywood County Historic Courthouse, 215 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786. The public hearing presentation will be posted online at https://www.rebuild.nc.gov/fred. Written public comments may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by U.S. Postal Service mail to: NCORR, Attn: Public Comments, P.O. Box 110465, Durham, NC 27709. Public comments on the amendment must be submitted by 5 p.m. May 3, 2023.
This public notice is scheduled to be published in The Mountaineer on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
This the 5th day of April, 2023.
s/ Amy L. Stevens, Clerk
Haywood County Board of County Commissioners