Details for WEST WILDWOOD BOROUGH
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOROUGH OF WEST WILDWOOD SFY2019 SMALL CITIES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM The Borough of West Wildwood will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 4:00 pm, in the West Wildwood Borough Hall, 701 West Glenwood Avenue, West Wildwood, NJ 08260. The purpose of this hearing is as follows: (1) to explain federal and state guidelines; (2) to review eligible and proposed program activities; (3) to consider proposals for an application under the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program; and (4) to receive citizen comments and recommendations. Total Funds Available: $6,414,712 At least 70 percent of the funds available must be used for activities that primarily benefit people of low and moderate income. None of the funds requested will result in the displacement or relocation of people. Eligible activities include: 1. Acquisition of real property; 2. Acquisition, construction, or installation of public facilities; 3. Code enforcement in deteriorated or deteriorating areas; 4. Clearance, demolition and rehabilitation of buildings; 5. Special projects to remove architectural barriers which restrict accessibility of the elderly and handicapped; 6. Provision of public services; 7. Activities necessary to develop: - A comprehensive community development plan; and - Policy planning management capacity to enable the recipient to more effectively administer the program; 8. Payment of reasonable administrative costs; and 9. Activities carried out by public or private non-profit organizations. The Borough of West Wildwood is proposing a project that will develop handicap accessible infrastructure at the Police Station and bulkhead to provide access to the beach for persons with limited mobility. The Borough will seek an estimated $400,000 in Small Cities CDBG Program funds for this project All citizens are encouraged to attend and offer comments at the public hearing or by writing to the West Wildwood Borough Hall, 701 West Glenwood Avenue, West Wildwood, NJ 08260, Attention: Administrator within ten (10) days following the public hearing. Written comments may also be sent to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Grant Development & Contract Administration Unit, PO Box 811, Trenton, NJ 08625-0811.