132020Oct

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING RELATIVE TO APPLICATION BY THE COUNTY OF ALAMANCE FOR FUNDING UNDER THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1974, AS AMENDED

Notice is hereby given that the County of Alamance will conduct a public hearing on Monday, October 19 at 7:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow, at the Alamance County Office Building located at 124 West Elm Street, Graham, NC 27253, relative to the intention of the County of Alamance to apply for FY2021 CDBG-CV funding under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act.

Public Access – The health and safety of its residents continues to be the highest priority of Alamance County. Under the Governor’s Executive Order 141 Section 7, governmental operations are exempt from the prohibition on Mass Gatherings. However, in order to follow the Governor’s Recommendations to Promote Social Distancing and Reduce Transmission, there will be limited seating available. In order to ensure the health and safety of the Board, staff and general public, access to the regular meeting is available in the following three (3) ways:

  1. Our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/AlamanceCountyNC) will display the live commissioners meeting.
  2. Our Facebook  Page (https://www.facebook.com/AlamanceCounty/) will  have a  post  to  the  live commissioners meeting.
  3. There will also be a link on the county home page (https://www.alamance-nc.com) above the banner that will say “Click Here to watch Live Commissioners Meeting.”

This is the second public hearing for this CDBG-CV application, the first public hearing was held on Monday, September 21, 2020 at 7:00 PM.

The County of Alamance intends to submit an application for a grant of approximately nine hundred thousand dollars ($900,000.00) in CDBG Cornavirus (CV) funds to purchase a medical trailer for the Alamance County Health Department and provide public services of providing rental, utility, and daycare assistance for Low and Moderate Income (LMI) individuals residing outside of the City of Burlington corporate limits.

The following is a tentative list of proposed activities and an estimated budget. A draft application will be reviewed at the public hearing. 

Administration Budget $90,000
Medical Trailer & Supplies Budget $175,000
Medical Training Budget $25,000
Pubic Services Budget $610,000


The proposed projects will provide benefits to resident served by the County of Alamance, 41.12% of whom are low and moderate income individuals based on the estimates of North Carolina low and moderate income individuals by County based on the 2011-2015 American Community Survey, which is available from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. No individuals will be displaced nor will any require temporary relocation assistance as a result of the proposed project. All direct services related to this project will benefit 100% low and moderate income individuals.

Citizens will be given the opportunity to provide oral and written comment on the County of Alamance’s past and proposed use of CDBG funds at the public hearing. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Applications for assistance will be made available at the meeting and attendees are encouraged to take and complete on their own behalf or to provide to another low income homeowner to request assistance. Applications will be reviewed to determine eligibility for the CDBG-CV program and the Housing Selection committee as well as for other available PTRC Housing Services Programs (Weatherization and NCHFA Rehabilitation).

If additional information is needed, please contact the Tory M. Frink, Clerk to the Board. Formal written complaints or comments concerning the application process that are submitted to the County of Alamance prior to or following the public hearing will be responded to within ten (10) working days by County staff.  A copy of the completed project application will be available for public review after October 17, 2020, at the County of Alamance Offices (124 W Elm St, Graham, NC 27253) or online at www.alamance-nc.com.

Written Public Hearing Comments –Written public hearing comments regarding the NC Community Development Block Grant Program may be submitted on or before 9:00 P.M. on October 18, 2020 using any of the following options:  

  1. Public hearing comment forms are available on the Alamance County website (https://www.alamance-nc.com) and may be submitted online.
  2. Public hearing written comments maybe emailed to Tory M. Frink, Clerk to the Board, at tory.frink@alamance-nc.com.
  3. Written public hearing comments may be mailed to Tory M. Frink, Clerk to the Board, at Tory M. Frink, Clerk to the Board, County of Alamance, North Carolina 124 W. Elm Street, Graham, North Carolina 27253.

Oral Public Comments – Additionally, persons wishing to submit their public hearing comments orally during the meeting, may do so by telephone. These persons must provide the Clerk to the Board with their name, address, and telephone number by calling 336-290-0403 and leaving a message no later than 9:00 PM on October 18, 2020.  Then at the appropriate time during the Commissioners’ meeting on October 19 that 7:00 PM the citizen will be called to submit their public hearing comments verbally by phone.

If any disabled person has a special request for a hearing interpreter or other assistance, please contact the ADA Coordinator at (336) 228-1312 TDD 570-6326.  Accommodations will be made for all who request assistance with participating in the public hearing.

This information is available in Spanish or any other language upon request. Please contact Tory Frink at 336-290-0403 or at 124 W. Elm Street Graham NC, 27253 for accommodations for this request.

Esta información está disponible en español o en cualquier otro idioma bajo petición. Por favor, póngase en contacto con Tory Frink al 336-290-0403  o en 124 W. Elm Street Graham NC, 27253 de alojamiento para esta solicitud.