Public Notice of Public Hearing and Public Comment Period

Seminole County receives grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) under the following programs: the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program, and the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program.

The purpose of this Public Hearing and Public Comment Period is to solicit citizen input and comments concerning past activities and the performance of Seminole County in the delivery of these programs during the time period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. The public hearing will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Seminole County Community Services Offices, 534 W. Lake Mary Blvd., Sanford, FL 32773.

Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER): The CAPER describes the amount of CDBG, HOME and ESG Program funds spent during the 2017-2018 Program Year and the number of lower income persons and households that benefitted from funded activities. The CAPER will be submitted to HUD no later than Friday, December 28, 2018.

Public Comment: A draft CAPER and a CAPER Summary will be available for review at the Public Hearing, at the location listed below from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, from November 29, 2018 through December 14, 2018 and at the bottom of this notice. Digital copies of the CAPER Summary can be mailed, emailed, or faxed upon request. A summary of all comments received will be made available after the closing of the Public Comment period, upon request.

Donna King, Division Manager
Seminole County Community Development
534 W. Lake Mary Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773

Phone:                  407-665-2362
Fax:                       407-665-2399
Email:                   dking@seminolecountyfl.gov

Any written comments on the CAPER and the County’s performance may be submitted to the mailing address, the email address, or the fax number listed above and will be received until Friday, December 14, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING ASSISTANCE SHOULD CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT ADA COORDINATOR 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE CLOSING OF THE APPLICATION PERIOD AT (407) 665-7940. FOR HEARING IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS, THE FLORIDA RELAY NUMBER IS 1-800-955-8771.

Draft CAPER and CAPER Summary