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How will Housing and Urban Development Funds Assist Low Income, Homeless, and Persons with Special Needs in Our Community? - 04/11/19

Annual Action Plan Available for Review and Comment Beginning Apr. 19

Salem, Ore. - The City of Salem annually receives HOME Investment Partnerships and Community Development Block Grant program funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Annual Action Plan is a component of the five-year Consolidated Plan that specifically describes how the City of Salem and the Salem/Keizer Consor­tium will spend the federal resources over a one-year period for activities serving low- and moderate-income persons, the homeless, and persons with special needs.

The draft Plan will be available for public review and comment from Fri., Apr. 19 through Mon., May 20, 2019. All comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. May 20, 2019. The draft Plan will be available for review during regular business hours at:

  • City of Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St. SE, Salem, Ore.
  • City of Salem Urban Development Department, 350 Commercial St. NE, Salem, Ore.
  • City of Keizer, Department of Community Development, 930 Chemawa Rd NE, Keizer, Ore.

Copies of the draft Plan can be provided at a reasonable cost.

Beginning Apr. 19, the electronic version of the documents will also be located on the City's website: https://www.cityofsalem.net/federalprograms.

The Salem City Council will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m., Mon., May 28, 2019, in the Salem City Council Chambers, to receive testimony on the Annual Action Plan. The Salem City Council Rules, which include the procedures for conduct of hearings before the City Council, are available at the City of Salem Recorder, Civic Center, 555 Liberty Street SE, Room 205, Salem, Ore. 97301, 503-588-6097 and online at: https://www.cityofsalem.net/Pages/council-rules.aspx.

Comments may be submitted to the Salem City Recorder at 550 Liberty Street, SE, Room 205, Salem, Ore., or by email to ecorder@cityofsalem.net">cityrecorder@cityofsalem.net. All comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. May 20, 2019.

To request accommodation services (equipment, interpreter, etc.), please make arrangements at least 48 hours in advance: Voice: 503-588-6178, TTY: 503-588-6370.

It is the City of Salem’s policy to ensure that no person shall be discriminated against on the grounds of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, familial status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and source of income, as provided by Salem Revised Code Chapter 97. The City of Salem also fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and related statutes and regulations, in all programs and activities.

Si necesita ayuda para comprender esta información, por favor llame 503-588-6178. Acomodaciones para la interpretación del lenguaje y modificaciones relacionadas con inhabilidades están disponibles bajo petición en last reunions o eventos de la ciudad.  Para solicitor una acomodación o interpretación, favor de ponerse en contacto con la persona mencionada en la reunión o evento especifico al menos dos dias hábiles de anticipación.

For further information on the City’s Federal Programs you may contact Shelly Ehenger, City of Salem Federal Programs Manager ,at 503-588-6178 or sehenger@cityofsalem.com. Si necesita ayuda para comprender esta información, por favor llame 503-588-6178.

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