PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE

The Coastal BendCouncil of Governments is working to determine how the Region's  $179,547,000 Community Development Block Grant  Mitigation Funds will be allocated:

TIMELINE:

 

2/16/2022 - Public Planning Meeting - COG begins accepting comments for the development of the Regional Method of Distribution. 

The public may submit comments via survey (above), or via email to mary@coastalbendcog.org - use subject line: CDBG MIT COMMENT; or mailed to CBCOG 2910 Leopard St, Corpus Christi, TX 78408 attn: Mary Afuso

3/8/2022 - Last day to submit comments on MOD development. Public Comment period will open at a later date.

4/1/2022 - Preliminary MOD sent to GLO for approval

TO BE DETERMINED – GLO-Conditionally-Approved MOD posted on website. Hard copies available by request at the CBCOG offices. Public Comment period open for 15 days.

The public may submit comments via survey (above), or via email to mary@coastalbendcog.org - use subject line: CDBG MIT COMMENT; or mailed to CBCOG 2910 Leopard St, Corpus Christi, TX 78408 attn: Mary Afuso  *This date is tentative and may change. Please check back for updates.*

 

TO BE DETERMINED - 6:30 PM Public Hearing on CBCOG Preliminary MOD  at the Sinton Community Center, 1301 East Sinton Street, Sinton, TX 78387 (date subject to change)

TO BE DETERMINED – Public Comment Period closes


To be Published on or before February 12, 2022:

LEGAL NOTICE

Solicitation for Public Comment

Notice is hereby given that the Coastal Bend Council of Governments (CBCOG) is seeking input on the method of distribution for the $179,547,000 in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation Funds allocated to the region to address mitigation needs. These funds are being directed to communities to develop strategic, high-impact activities to mitigate disaster risks and reduce future losses in areas impacted by recent disasters.  Written and oral comments regarding the Method of Distribution will be taken at Public Hearings scheduled for the following date, time and location:

The first Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 16th at 6:30pm at the Coastal Bend Council of Governments office: 2910 Leopard St. Corpus Christi, TX 78408.  A link to attend the meeting via ZOOM may be found at http://www.coastalbendcog.org/news-articles/public-hearings

The second Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, April 20th at 6:30pm at the Sinton Community Center, 1301 East Sinton Street, Sinton, TX 78387. A link to attend the meeting via ZOOM may be found at http://www.coastalbendcog.org/news-articles/public-hearings.

Coastal Bend Council of Governments will provide for reasonable accommodations for persons attending CBCOG functions.  Requests from persons needing accommodations should be received by the CBCOG staff 24-hours prior to the function.  The public hearing will be conducted in English and requests for language interpreters or other special communication needs should be made at least 48 hours prior to a function.  Please call Mary Afuso at 361-883-5743 for assistance.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the attorney general has said: “statutes that may be interpreted to require face-to-face interaction between members of the public and public officials are suspended; provided, however, that the governmental bodies must offer alternative methods of communicating with their public officials.” Public participation is valued and citizens wishing to express their views during the Public Hearing can electronically submit a Citizen Participation Form in order to register to speak by going to http://www.coastalbendcog.org/news-articles/public-hearings by 3:00 p.m. the day of the meeting. The comments will be read and summarized in the minutes of the meeting.

For more information, contact Mary Afuso at 361-883-5743 email mary@coastalbendcog.org

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