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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM PUBLIC COM

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD AND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Community Development Committee (CD Committee) is announcing a 30-day public comment period on the following Amendment to the 2020 Annual Action Plan of the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan: Substantial Amendment to the 2020 Annual Action Plan The substantial amendment is that the City of Duluth will decrease the total project amount of the SIA Blight Reduction and Coordination project of the FY 2020 Action Plan from $39,763 to $0; thereby removing it from the 2020 Action Plan. The $39,763 will be reprogrammed into the FY 2021 Action Plan Acquisition Demolition Program project. This reprogramming is to consolidate efforts for increased blight removal at a more expeditious pace. There is a 30-day public comment period for the Substantial Amendment and funding recommendation from February 19, 2022 – March 22, 2022. Please send comments to: Suzanne Kelley, skelley@duluthmn.gov or 411 W. First Street, Room 160, Duluth, MN 55802. All comments will be shared with the CD Committee A virtual public hearing via WebEx will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 5:30 PM by the Community Development Committee. The Community Development Committee will be holding its Meeting by other electronic means pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.021 in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Some members of the Committee will be participating through video conference. Due to the COVID-19 emergency and the closure of City facilities, public comment will not be taken in person. However, members of the public can monitor the meeting and provide public comment on agenda items through WebEx Events. Visit https://duluthmn.gov/live-meeting to access the meeting. The public is also encouraged to submit written comment to Suzanne Kelley prior to the meeting. Please include “March 22nd Agenda” in the subject line, and include your name and address and the agenda item you are speaking to. Please note that all public comment is considered Public Data. If you have special needs, such as an interpreter, please contact the Planning and Development Division at 730-5580 so that your needs can be accommodated. For hearing impaired persons please call the City’s TTY/Information Assistance at 730-5000 or the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. (Feb. 19, 2022) 34222