NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG),
HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (HOME),
EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANTS (ESG) AND
HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS (HOPWA) PROGRAMS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on September 23, 2008, by the City and County of Honolulu for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Programs. The hearing will provide interested persons with the opportunity to submit statements and supporting testimony on the community development and housing needs to be considered in the development of the City’s 5-year (Fiscal Year 2011-2015) Consolidated Plan, the Annual Action Plan and to provide comments on the City’s draft annual performance report and accomplishments for the most recently completed fiscal year. The annual performance report and the City’s accomplishments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008, will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on September 30, 2008. Copies of the City’s draft annual performance report and accomplishments, known as the City’s Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2007, will be available on September 15, 2008 for public review at the Municipal Reference Library, City Hall Annex, 558 South King Street, Honolulu.
Testimony covering the Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan and the City’s draft annual performance report will be taken separately. Persons desiring to submit statements or testimony may register at the hearing site. Speakers will be limited to five (5) minutes in their oral presentation in order to provide everyone with a reasonable opportunity to speak. All speakers must submit five (5) written copies of their testimony. Persons unable to attend the public hearing may file their statements and testimonies regarding the Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan and the City’s annual performance report by close of business (4:30 p.m.) on September 29, 2008.
Correspondence can be mailed or sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and should be addressed to: Holly Kawano, Federal Grants Coordinator, Department of Budget and Fiscal Services, 530 South King Street, Room 208, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.
The Public Hearing will be held on:
September 23, 2008, (Tuesday), 5:30 p.m.
Mayor’s Conference Room, Honolulu Hale
530 South King Street, Room 301
(A Handicapped Accessible Site)
The services of interpreters for non-English speaking persons or signers for the hearing-impaired will be made available upon request. Requests for these or other special services must be made to the Department of Budget and Fiscal Services, no later than close of business (4:30 p.m.), September 18, 2008 by calling 768-3933 (V/TDD) or email at email@example.com.
All interested persons are invited to attend. Access to the building after business hours is through the Diamond Head entrance. Identification and check-in will be required at the security desk.
Mary Patricia Waterhouse, Director
Department of Budget and Fiscal Services
By order of MUFI HANNEMANN, MAYOR
City and County of Honolulu