Announcements/Public Hearings

ANNOUNCEMENTS
CITY OF BURLINGTON

COMMENT PERIOD NOTICE

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

2020 PROPOSED ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN/ 5-YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN

The City of Burlington annually receives funds for two federal programs, the Community Development Block Grant Program and the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program. Burlington also administers the HOME Program funds received by Alamance County. The City has prepared a DRAFT of the 2020 Annual Action Plan and 5-Year Consolidated Plan for Years 2020-2024 proposing the use of these program funds. The proposed budget is subject to change without notice. Estimated federal, state and local funds for these programs and proposed activities and expenditures are as follows, based upon the CDBG allocation amount and the estimated HOME percentage:

Burlington CDBG

Estimated Revenue:
2020 CDBG Funds: $471,648
Program Income:  $282,192
CTP Affordable Housing:  $65,000
Total:  $818,840

Proposed Expenditures:
Administration:  $113,076
Public Facilities & Infrastructure: $417,380
Public Services: $ 148,000
Emergency Repair Rehab:  $37,692
Economic Development:  $37,692
CTP Construction Classes:  $65,000
Total: $818,840

Burlington HOME Program

Estimated Revenue:
HOME Program Funds:  $245,776
Program Income:  $55,000
Construction Training Program (CTP) Match Funds:  $47,755
Total:  $348,531

Proposed Expenditures:
Housing Rehab./Development/Down Payment Asst.:  $293,772
CHDO Development:  $38,204
Administration:  $16,555
Total:  $348,531

Alamance County HOME Program

Estimated Revenue:
HOME Program Funds:  $143,077
Program Income:  $5,000
Construction Training Program (CTP) Match Funds:  $27,800
Total:  $175,877

Proposed Expenditures:
Housing Rehab./Development/Down Payment Asst.:  $143,999
CHDO Development:  $22,241
Administration:  $9,637
Total:  $175,877


The City of Burlington and Alamance County are members of a consortium of local governments receiving federal HOME Program funds. Consortium members are the Cities of Greensboro and Burlington, and Counties of Guilford and Alamance. Comments on planned uses of HOME funds may be submitted to the City of Burlington or to the City of Greensboro as Lead Entity of the Consortium.

Citizens and interested parties are encouraged to examine and submit written comments on the proposed 5-Year Consolidated Plan/2020 Annual Action Plan. The comment period begins July 6, 2020 and ends July 17, 2020. The Plan is available for public review on the City’s website at https://www.burlingtonnc.gov/175/Community-Development, and in the Burlington Planning and Community Development Department, 425 South Lexington Avenue, Burlington, North Carolina from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Comments can be submitted in writing, online, or via email. 

Questions and comments can be directed to Sonyé Randolph at srandolph@burlingtonnc.gov or 336-222-5094.




UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS

​​City of Burlington

Public Hearing Notice

Community Development Program

5-Year Consolidated Plan/2020 Annual Action Plan

The Burlington City Council will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at its virtual meeting via Zoom platform to consider public comments on the proposed CDBG 5-Year Consolidated Plan/2020 Annual Action Plan for its Community Development Program.  Comments for the public hearing can be emailed to publiccomments@burlingtonnc.gov and will be accepted until 5:00pm, July 21, 2020, or you may join the meeting in Zoom.  To participate in the meeting via Zoom, you can Visit our website at: www.BurlingtonNC.gov/media for zoom meeting log in details.  Or, you may type in your email web browser the following url: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86842685829?pwd=R1drbkR5eWJHV1drU0RoQkI3SjVSQT09 

To join the ZOOM Meeting via phone: July 21, 2020 City Council Meeting (301-715-8592) and entering meeting ID (868 4268 5829)

Public Comments: A Public Comment period will be held during the City Council Meeting. To address the City Council during the Public Comment period or during a public hearing, call in by Phone to: 301-715-8592, Meeting ID: 868 4268 5829 press *9 to raise your hand to speak or by joining the Zoom link, you may use the raise your hand feature to speak.

The Consolidated Plan describes the following as Priority Needs for the next 5 years:

· Expand & Improve Public Infrastructure & Facilities

· Public Services & Quality of Life Improvements

· Economic Development

· Preserve & Develop Affordable Housing

 The Annual Action Plan proposes the following Projects for 2020-2021:

· Administration $113,076

· Public Facilities & Infrastructure $417,380

· Public Services $148,000

· Emergency Housing Repair $37,692

· Economic Development $37,692
                                         


Citizens and interested parties are encouraged to examine and submit written comments on the proposed 5-Year Consolidated Plan/2020 Annual Action Plan.  The Plan is available for public review from July 6-July 17, 2020 on the Planning and Community Development Department website at: https://www.burlingtonnc.gov/175/Community-Development.  A paper copy of the Plan will also be on display in the Planning & Community Development Department at 425 S. Lexington Ave.  For questions, please call 336-222-5094.

The City of Burlington will provide reasonable accommodations, auxiliary aids and services for any qualified disabled person interested in attending the public hearing.  To request the above, you may call Morgan Lasater at (336) 222-5073 (Voice) or (336) 229-3107 (TDD) seven days before the date of the public hearing.



PAST PUBLIC HEARINGS

 ​​City of Burlington

Public Hearing/Comment Period Notice

Community Development Program

CDBG-CV Amendment

The Burlington City Council will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at its virtual meeting via Zoom platform to consider public comments on the proposed amendment to the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan for its Community Development Program.  Comments for the public hearing can be emailed to publiccomments@burlingtonnc.gov and will be accepted until 5:00pm, June 2, 2020, or you may join the meeting in Zoom by following this link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82660514761?pwd=amxkS1NjQUVBZEQ5RWk4eHF2SzdZUT09; or join the meeting by phone:  1-646-558-8656 Webinar Meeting ID: 826 6051 4761. Callers will press *9 to raise a hand to speak and will be called on by the Mayor during the public hearing.  In the event this public hearing is re-scheduled, notification will be provided.

                                                                  

The amendment would allow for:

  • The use of CDBG-CV19 as an additional funding resource in the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan, and;
  • The use of CDBG-CV funds for Public Services (Emergency Assistance Payments for Rent/Mortgage/Utilities; Homelessness Operations; Other Activities that will prevent, prepare for, or respond to COVID-19) and Microbusiness Disruptions due to the coronavirus (forgivable microenterprise loans).

Citizens and interested parties are encouraged to examine and submit written comments on the proposed amendment to the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan.  The Plan and the amendment are available for public review from May 25-June 1, 2020 on the Planning and Community Development Department website at: https://www.burlingtonnc.gov/175/Community-Development.  A paper copy of the amendment and the Plan will also be on display in the Planning & Community Development Department at 425 S. Lexington Ave.  For questions, please call 336-222-5094.

The City of Burlington will provide reasonable accommodations, auxiliary aids and services for any qualified disabled person interested in attending the public hearing.  To request the above, you may call Morgan Lasater at (336) 222-5073 (Voice) or (336) 229-3107 (TDD) seven days before the date of the public hearing.



Proposed CDBG-CV Amendment

Proposed Breakdown

2019-2020 Annual Action Plan

Comment Submission Form