Public Hearing Notice

CITY OF PROPHETSTOWN

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The City of Prophetstown will hold a public hearing on May 14, 2019 at 6:45 pm, in City Hall located at 339 Washington Street, Prophetstown, Illinois to provide interested parties an opportunity to express their views on the proposed federally funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project.  Persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons who wish to attend the public hearing and need assistance should contact Rhonda Carter, City Clerk, at City Hall, 339 Washington Street, Prophetstown IL 61277 815-537-5598, no later than May 7, 2019.  Every effort will be made to make reasonable accommodations for these persons.

The City of Prophetstown intends to apply to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for a grant from the State CDBG program.  This program is funded by Title 1 of the federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.  These funds are to be used for a community development project that will include the following activities: Replacement of the Route 78 Lift Station Project. The total amount of CDBG funds to be requested is approximately $110,000.  The amount of CDBG funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit low-to-moderate income persons is roughly $89,100.  The City of Prophetstown also proposes to expend $157,000 in non-CDBG funds on the project.  These non-CDBG funds will be derived from the following sources: City Sewer and General Fund.

Information related to this project will be available for review prior to the public hearing as of May 1, 2019, at the office of City Hall, 339 Washington Street, Prophetstown, Illinois, 61277 between the hours of 9:00 and 3:30 Monday through Friday.  Interested citizens are invited to provide comments regarding these issues either at the public hearing or by prior written statement.  Written comments should be submitted to Rhonda Carter, City of Prophetstown, 339 Washington Street, Prophetstown IL 61277 no later than May 7, 2019 in order to ensure placement of such comments in the official record of the public hearing proceedings.  A plan to minimize displacement and provide assistance to those displaced has been prepared; this project will result in no displacement of any persons or businesses.  For additional information concerning the CDBG program or the proposed project, please contact Sharon Pepin, Community Funding & Planning Services, 815-947-8224 or write to Sharon Pepin at Community Funding & Planning Services, 118 S. Main Street, Stockton IL 61085.