Notice of Public Hearing
Town of Martinsburg
The Town of Martinsburg will hold a public hearing on July 19, 2023, at 7:15 PM, at 5405 Cemetery Road Martinsburg, NY 13404 for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Town of Martinsburg's community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2023 program year. The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR) and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $20 million for the 2023 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of
benefiting low/moderate income persons. The Town of Martinsburg is applying for up to $1,000,000 in CDBG funds to replace existing, damaged sidewalks with ADA compliant sidewalks. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals. Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time. The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.
The Municipal Building at 5405 Cemetery St. is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact Mary Kelley at 315-376-2299, at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to Mary Kelley at 5405 Cemetery Road PO Box 8, Martinsburg, NY 13404 until July 22, 2023 at 5:00 PM.