Details for Notice of Public Hearing

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED SUBSTANTIAL
AMENDMENTS TO THE FISCAL YEAR (FY} 2019 ACTION PLAN AND
CORRESPONDING FY 2013-2017 CONSOLIDATED PLAN, AS
EXTENDED THROUGH FY 2019, TO PROVIDE 2020 COVID-19
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG-CV} FUNDS AND
COVID-19 EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT (ESG-CV} FUNDS, AND TO
AMEND THE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN WITHIN THE 2013-2017,
AS EXTENDED THROUGH 2019, CONSOLIDATED PLAN
PUBLIC NOTICE INFORMATION

The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) will hold a virtual public hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at or
after 9:30 a.m., or the next regularly scheduled BCC meeting if the hearing does not occur due to lack of quorum
or deferral. The purpose of the hearing is to allow the public an opportunity to comment on the following:
• Substantial Amendment to the FY 2019 Action Plan and the corresponding FY 2013 - 2017, as extended
through FY 2019, Consolidated Plan to provide FY 2020 CDBG-CV funding in the amount of $7,770,499.00,
and ESG-CV funding in the amount of $3,888,572.00 to assist the community in response to the COVID-19
pandemic. CDBG-CV funds will be used to provide a nutritional assistance program for residents in public
housing affected by COVID-19, and to provide a loan program to assist small businesses affected by
COVID-19. ESG-CV funds will be used to provide homeless prevention, rapid rehousing, and emergency
shelter for homeless or at-risk of homeless individuals.
• Substantial Amendment to the Citizen Participation Plan, within the FY 2013 - 2017, as extended through FY
2019, Consolidated Plan. The proposed Substantial Amendment provides that during a period of a declared
emergency, either at the national, state, or local level, which emergency directly affects Miami-Dade County,
an expedited citizen participation process may be utilized. The County will follow citizen participation guidance
by the United States Congress or United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (U.S. HUD).
Where U.S. HUD has not issued guidance, a minimum of 48-hours advance notice will be provided prior
to taking any action which would in normal circumstances require a public comment period and/or public
hearing. The minimum 48-hour notice will set forth how the public may comment on the proposed action.
The proposed Substantial Amendments described above will be available for review beginning on May 13, 2020
online at https://www8.miamidade.gov/global/housing/notices.page by calling (786) 469-2165, or by
requesting a copy via e-mail at communitydevelopmentservices@miamidade.gov
The public is invited to virtually attend the public hearing to be held virtually utilizing communications media
technology made permissible pursuant to the Governor's Executive Orders. Interested parties may: (1) join a
Zoom meeting to speak, where permissible, by registering in advance of the meeting at https://miamidade.live/
BCCMeeting. Zoom registration will be available beginning May 14, 2020; (2) call in live by phone to speak,
where permissible, on an item at (305) 375-5777; to avoid delays you may, if possible, register in advance at
https://miamidade.live/BCCMeeting: (3) call in live to listen to the meeting at (305) 375-5777; (4) view a live
broadcast on Miami-Dade Television; (5) view a live webcast at https://www.miamidade.gov/webcasting: (6)
after the meeting, view an archived copy of the meeting at www.miamidade.gov/webcasting; or (7) if you are hearing
or speech impaired, you may join the meeting using Florida Relay Service by dialing 711 on your telephone. If you
have any questions or require additional information regarding the virtual meeting, please call the Commission
Auditor at (305) 375-4354.
The County does not discliminate based on race, sex, color, religion, malital status, national origin, disability,
ancestry, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy or familial status in the access to
admissions to, or employment in housing programs or activities. If you need a sign language interpreter or
materials in accessible format for this event, call (786) 469-2155 at least five days in advance. TDD/TTY users
may contact the Ronda Relay Service at 800-955-8771.
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