Legals: 09-17-13 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 09:35

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS September 17, 2013 City of Bowling Green, Ohio 304 N. Church Street Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 419-354-6220 To All Interested Persons, Agencies, and Groups: On or about, but not before September 25, 2013, the City of Bowling Green will request the State of Ohio to release Federal funds under Section 104(g) of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended to be used for the following project: 2013 Community Development Block Grant, which will consist of the following activities: Rental Rehabilitation, Mobile Home Repair, Housing Implementation, Elderly Home Repair, Home Repair, Public Transportation, Transitional Housing for Homeless, Fair Housing and Administration. These are single year projects that will be located in the City of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. The estimated cost of the projects is $253,562. The Purpose and Nature of the above projects is to improve the quality of life in the community of Bowling Green by increasing or retaining jobs and improving housing, especially for low-income individuals. Environmental Review Records (ERR) for each of the projects listed above have been conducted by the City of Bowling Green. The ERR's document the environmental reviews of the projects. The ERR's are on file and available for the public's examination and copying, upon request, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at the above address. The City of Bowling Green plans to undertake the projects described above with the Federal funds cited above. Any interested person, agencies and/or groups, who have any comments regarding the environment, are invited to submit written comments for consideration to the City of Bowling Green, Grants Administrator at the address above prior to September 25, 2013. The City of Bowling Green is certifying to the State of Ohio, that the City and Richard A. Edwards, in his official capacity as Mayor, consent to accept the jurisdiction of Federal courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to environmental reviews, decision-making, and action; and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The legal effect of the certification is that upon its approval, the City of Bowling Green may use the Federal funds, and the State of Ohio will have satisfied its responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 as amended. The State of Ohio will accept an objection to its approval of the release of funds and acceptance of the certification only if it is on one of the following grounds: (a) the certification was not, in fact, executed by the responsible entity's Certifying Officer; (b) the responsible entity has failed to make one of the two findings pursuant to Section 58.40 or to make the written determination required by section 58.35, 58.47, or 58.53 for the project, as applicable; c) the responsible entity has omitted one or more of the steps set forth at subpart E of 24 CFR Part 58 for the preparation, publication and completion of an Environmental Assessment; d) the responsible entity has omitted one or more of the steps set forth at Subparts F and G of 24 CFR Part 58 for the conduct, preparation, publication and completion of an Environmental Impact Statement, e) the recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before release of funds and approval of the environmental certification by State, or f) another federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Written objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedure (24 CFR Part 58), and must be addressed to the: Environmental Officer, U.S. Dept. of HUD, 200 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215. The State of Ohio will not consider objections to the Release of Funds on bases other than those stated above. Objections received after October 15, 2013, (which is 15 days after it is anticipated that the State will receive a request for release of funds), will not be considered by the State of Ohio. The address of the certifying officer is: Richard A. Edwards, Mayor City of Bowling Green 304 N. Church St. Bowling Green, OH 43402 Sept. 17, '13


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