Travis County is seeking input on the method of distribution for $5,531,116, a Regional Allocation, in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds offered by the Texas General Land Office through the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. These dollars are for long term recovery needs related to the May and October 2015 floods.
Comment Period and Draft Document
Comments will be accepted for 14 days beginning Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. and ending Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. As of October 20, 2016, a draft of the proposed Method of Distribution is available for download on the Travis County CDBG webpage at www.traviscountytx.gov or available for review at any of the seven Travis County Community Centers. Additionally, it will be available at www.austintexas.gov. You may also download a summary.
The public can provide comments by attending the Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 9:00 AM at Travis County, Commissioners Courtroom, 700 Lavaca, Austin, TX, 78701. The meeting will be conducted in English. Requests from persons needing language interpretation or special accommodations should be received by Travis County CDBG staff 5 days prior. Please call 512-854-3460 to request assistance.
Mailing Your Comments
The public can also mail their comments to: CDBG Program, Travis County, HHSVS, P.O. Box 1748, Austin, TX 78767, or e-mail them to the CDBG program at firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments must be received by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.
Travis County is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Please call 512-854-3460 to request assistance.