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The Consolidated Plan is the planning and application requirements for the City's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), a program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Consolidated Plan includes a one-year Action Plan that describes how CDBG funds will be used to help the City meet the community development needs, particularly of low-income residents. The draft Action Plan for the 2020 program year will be available for review no later than March 1, 2020. The 2020 CDBG funding allocation is estimated to be approximately $100,000, based on last year's funding. The actual amount funded may differ. The purpose of this notice is to announce a 30-day comment period which begins March 1, 2020 and ends March 30, 2020, announce the times and locations of the public hearings for the planning/approval process, and provide locations for public review of the draft Action Plan. The public and any interested persons are invited to review and comment in writing on the draft Action Plan. Written comments on the draft Action Plan must be received no later than 5 p.m., March 30, 2020, and may be submitted to the City of Anacortes Planning Department, P.O. Box 547, Anacortes, WA 98221 or by email to joanns@cityofanacortes.org. The City considers the views of all citizens, public agencies, and other interested groups in preparing the final Action Plan. A summary of the comments/suggestions received and responses will be listed as an appendix in the final Action Plan. A copy of the draft Action Plan may be obtained from: Anacortes Planning Department, 904 6th Street, on the website at https://www.anacorteswa.gov/171/CDBG-Information Anacortes Public Library reference desk, 1220 10th Street, and the Housing Authority of Anacortes, 719 Q Avenue. The Anacortes City Council will hold two public hearings on the draft Action Plan. The purpose of the hearings is to obtain citizen views and to respond to proposals and questions on the development of the plan before the final adoption and submittal to HUD. Funding allocations are as follows: 15% maximum on Public Services Remainder distributed to Capital/Construction & Housing Projects The time and location of the first public hearing is: Monday, April 6, 2020 at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building Council Chambers. Topics for discussion: Review draft Action Plan, housing and non-housing community development needs, obtain citizen views. The time and location of the second hearing is: Monday, April 20, 2020 at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building Council Chambers. Topics for discussion: Consideration of comments and approval of the draft Action Plan. Steven D. Hoglund, City Clerk February 6, 2020 Date Posted to Website: February 7, 2020 PUBLISH: February 12, 2020 April 1, 2020 Published February 12 and April 1, 2020 AA-1992543

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