NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT NEEDS

CITY OF PINELLAS PARK 

PROGRAM PERFORMANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

 

The City of Pinellas Park invites you to attend a public hearing on community development needs and, on the City’s previous program performance for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV). The hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 5:30 PM at the Pinellas Park Community Development/Human Resources Building, Large Conference Room, at 6051 78th Avenue, North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781.

The purpose of the public meeting is to obtain public comment on needs in the community and provide an update on the City’s performance in meeting goals and objectives. Goals, objectives, and programs have been developed based on the primary objective of the Federal program and the vision for the City of Pinellas Park as a place where all residents have the opportunity to live in decent neighborhoods with access to quality affordable housing, pleasing streetscapes and open green spaces, sound infrastructure, ample economic opportunities, convenient public facilities, and access to all the services vital to maintain a safe and sustainable community. Primary areas of emphasis to meet the vision are neighborhood improvement, community facilities, community housing, public services, and economic development. The primary objectives of the City of Pinellas Park’s CDBG grant focus is on improving public facilities and infrastructure to enhance livability of low - and moderate-income neighborhoods, as well as strengthening neighborhoods through the rehabilitation of owner-occupied housing. 

We hope you can attend the hearing. If not, we would appreciate your written comments concerning community development needs and/or CDBG program performance. Please send your comments in writing to the attention of Rebecca Stephenson, Grants Coordinator, either electronically to rstephenson@pinellas-park.com or by mail to The City of Pinellas Park, Community Services, 6051 78th Avenue, North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781 by February 24, 2024 by 4:30 PM.  

The City of Pinellas Park is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for meeting access and communication for persons with disabilities and non-English speaking persons.  Anyone needing assistance or further information with regard to this meeting should contact the Community Services Team at (727) 369-5619. 

Jurisdiction: CDBG funds must be used to benefit residents located within the limits of Pinellas Park. 

Displacement: It is not anticipated that any CDBG activities will displace residents at this time. However, the Residential Anti-Displacement and Relocation Assistance Plan required under CDBG program is available for viewing at the City of Pinellas Park Community Services Department, at the Community Development/Human Resources Building, 6051 78th Avenue North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781. 

Community development and housing programs are administered in a nondiscriminatory manner, consistent with equal employment opportunities, affirmative action, and fair housing requirements. Questions, concerns, complaints or requests for information in alternative formats should be directed to the City of Pinellas Park Community Services Team at (727) 369-5619