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Posted on: July 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Second Public Hearing for Small Cities Community Development Block Grant

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City of Apopka Notice of Second Public Hearing for Small Cities Community Development Block Grant

EL AVISO DE PRIMERA AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA ESTÁ DISPONIBLE EN ESPAÑOL EN EL SITIO WEB DE LA CIUDAD DE APOPKA con Google Translate botón.

The City of Apopka will apply for a Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Small Cities Community Development Block Grant in the Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) Application cycle. A total of $41,931,595.00 is being made available through a competitive application process to local governments who are eligible to participate in the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program within the State of Florida.

Activity Number and NameBudgetLMI % Benefit
Construction$550,000.00100%
Engineering$125,000.00100%
Public Services$75,000.00100%
21 A - Administration$50,000.00Not Applicable
Total$800,000.00-


The City has identified LMI areas within the CRA that do not provide adequate sidewalks for residents to safely move around the City. The City does have right-of-way for all proposed sidewalks. The CDBG-CV application will target Phase II of the CRA Sidewalk project.  

A public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to comment on the application will be held on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 1:30 PM or as soon thereafter as possible at the City of Apopka City Council Chambers located at 120 East Main Street, Apopka, Florida.  A draft copy of the application will also be available for review during normal business hours at the City of Apopka City Hall located at 120 East Main Street, Apopka, Florida by noon on Friday, July 30,2021. Persons wanting to submit written comments on the application should send them to Dr. Shakenya Harris-Jackson, Grant Administrator, City of Apopka, by e-mail at sjackson@apopka.net or by mail to City of Apopka, 120 East Main Street, Apopka, Florida 32703 no later than Tuesday, August 3, 2021.  

A copy of the final application will be available for review at the City of Apopka City Hall, no later than Monday, August 9, 2021.  The application will be submitted to DEO on or before August 11, 2021. To obtain additional information concerning the application and the public hearing, contact Dr. Shakenya Harris-Jackson, Grant Administrator, City of Apopka, 120 East Main Street, Apopka, FL 32703. Telephone 407-703-1819 or by e-mail at sjackson@apopka.net

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this public hearing is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours-before the public hearing by contacting: Susan Bone, City Clerk at (407) 703-1704 or by email at sbone@apopka.net. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).

 Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Ms. Bone at (407) 703-1704 or by e-mail at sbone@apopka.net at least five (5) days prior to the hearing and an interpreter will be provided.

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