PUBLIC NOTICE

This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on the City of Sioux Falls’ Sioux Falls 2016 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and 2016 Summary of Programs for a period of 15 days. These documents provide an overview of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) program in Sioux Falls for the year ending December 31, 2016. These reports will be submitted to the Denver Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) prior to March 31, 2017.

The Summary of Programs is available for review at the following locations: Community Development, 235 W. 10th St.; Downtown Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave.; Caille Branch Library, 4100 S. Carnegie Cir.; Oak View Branch Library, 3700 E. 3rd St.; Prairie West Branch Library, 7630 W. 26th St.; and Ronning Branch Library, 3100 E. 49th St. The report is also available online at www.siouxfalls.org/affordable-housing.

We invite the citizens of Sioux Falls to submit comments regarding the performance of the CDBG and HOME programs. Low- and moderate-income persons, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of limited English proficiency, persons with disabilities, and female-headed households are especially encouraged to review and comment on the CAPER or Summary of Programs.

The 15-day comment period ends March 27, 2017 at 5 p.m. For additional information, please contact Community Development at 367-8180 (voice) or 367-7039 (TTY for hearing impaired). People wishing to comment on the reports must do so in writing to Community Development, 235 W. 10th St., P.O. Box 7402, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-7402. Written comments must include the name and address of the person submitting the comment. A summary of the submitted comments will be included in the final report submitted to HUD.

The Affordable Housing Advisory Board will hold a public hearing on March 22, 2017, at 4 p.m., at the Downtown Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave., to receive and discuss written comments. Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request. Interpretive services for persons with hearing impairments or persons of limited English proficiency will be provided upon request. The facility is accessible for persons with mobility disabilities. Please contact the Human Relations Office at 605-367-8745 or humanrelations@siouxfalls.org at least 72 hours in advance of the event if interpretive services or special accommodations are necessary. The CAPER and the Summary of Programs may be made available in Spanish upon request.

 

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