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Date:
January 11, 2022
Time:
10:30 AM
Location:
County Commissioners Hearing Room
Address:
175 Main Street
2nd Floor, Courthouse

Prince Frederick, MD 20678
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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – COVID funding Budget Adjustment # 121 & Notice of Substantial Amendment

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The Board of County Commissioners of Calvert County will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room, 175 Main Street, Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678. The Public Hearing time, date, and location may be revised by announcement of an emergency, such as inclement weather, without further publication and may be confirmed on the County website, or calling any number listed below on the date of the Hearing.

At the Hearing, the Board will consider and receive comments regarding Budget Adjustment #121, which includes the reallocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding from rental assistance activities to the following activities:  

  1.  Homeless Services Case Management and Supplies with LifeStyles of Maryland Foundation, Inc. - $113,104.27;
  2.  Case Management for Complex Cases - Office on Aging - $280,000; and
  3.  Housing Counseling with Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee Inc. - $50,000.

The Budget Adjustment and Resolution are available for the public to review.  Interested persons are urged to view the proposal in its entirety by either contacting the Department of Community Resources at 410-535-1600, ext. 8802, by email at Lisa.Tolomei@calvertcountymd.gov, or by viewing the resolution. Citizens will have the opportunity to discuss proposed projects and to provide input on other needs to be considered. The proposed provisions may be substantively modified, revised, amended or otherwise changed based upon comments received at the public hearing. Written comments will be made part of the Record if received by close of business the day before the public hearing. 

This meeting will be streamed live on the county website. If you wish to participate via telephone, please call: 

  • Toll-free number: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257 
  • Meeting ID: 899 4188 8251
  • Passcode (if asked): #; Request to speak: *9

Citizens will be furnished with information including but not limited to:

  • The amount of CDBG funds available;
  • The range of activities that may be undertaken with CDBG funds; and
  • The proposed projects under consideration by the Board of County Commissioners of Calvert County.

The CDBG Program reflects the State’s economic and community development priorities and provides public funds for activities, which meet one of the following national objectives, in accordance with the Housing Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, that:

  1.  Benefit to low- and moderate-income persons and households;
  2.  Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight;
  3.  Meet other community development needs of an urgent nature, or that are an immediate threat to community health and welfare.

The Maryland CDBG Program is a federally funded program designed to assist governments with activities directed toward neighborhood and housing revitalization, economic development, and improved community facilities and services. It is administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.

The Board of County Commissioners does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex (including pregnancy) (except where age or sex are essential bona fide occupational requirements), sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry or national origin, religion, race, color, genetic information, actual or perceived disability, or gender-related identity or expression. Efforts will be made to accommodate individuals with disabilities and non-English speaking residents with three (3) days’ advance notice by contacting the Board of County Commissioners office at 410-535-1600, extension 2202 or TTY: 1-800-735-2258. The proposal may be substantively modified, revised, amended or otherwise changed based upon comments received at the public hearing.

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