Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority

Public Notices

CONNELLSVILLE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

124 West Crawford Avenue

 Connellsville, Pennsylvania 15425-3043

(724) 626-1645 Fax: (724) 626-1649


May 4th, 2022

First Citizen Comment Period and Public Hearing Notice

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 

FOR THE

COMPETITIVE CDBG-CV PROGRAM


Notice is hereby given by the City of Connellsville that it will hold a Public Hearing(s) on 

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in City of Connellsville Council Chambers, 110 North Arch Street, Connellsville, PA.

 This meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities and/or for persons with Limited English Proficiency. 

If you wish to attend and require special accommodations, please notify the Redevelopment Authority of Connellsville’s office 72 hours in advance of the public hearing at 

724 626 1645 or [email protected]


The purpose of the Public Hearing is to discuss the Competitive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) –CV program in general, the needs of the City of Connellsville, and the City of Connellsville’s performance under the previously funded CDBG Program years, and to discuss the required Three – Year Community Development Plan of the City of Connellsville


The City of Connellsville is expected to apply for an allocation of approximately $500,000 of Competitive CDBG-CV funds from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

 At least 70% of the available funding must be used for activities which benefit low- and moderate-income persons.

 The proposed activities must benefit at least 51% low-moderate income persons in the service area to qualify as a low-moderate income project. 

The PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has not announced the application submission deadline.


The following types of activities may be eligible for funding under the CDBG Program: water and sewer line replacement and improvements; housing rehabilitation; construction of affordable housing; construction/reconstruction of public/community facilities; recreational facilities; public services that are new or provide quantifiable increases in the delivery of services; street improvements; historic preservation; removal of architectural barriers; code enforcement; economic development; acquisition and relocation; clearance and demolition; and general administration, planning, audit if required, and preparation of the CDBG application.


If the City of Connellsville would undertake activities that result in the displacement of families or individuals, then the City of Connellsville, policy for minimizing such displacement would be in effect. The City of Connellsville is responsible for replacing all low- and moderate-income housing units that may be demolished or converted as a result of the use of CDBG funds.


All interested citizens are encouraged to attend and will be offered the opportunity to give oral testimony at the Public Hearing and/or to present written comments concerning the needs of the City of Connellsville, proposed CDBG Program activities, the prior use of CDBG funds, as well as the CDBG Program in general.  Proposals and comments may be submitted to Redevelopment Authority of Connellsville          124 West Crawford Avenue, Connellsville, PA 15425 by 

 May 23rd at 4:00 p.m.

Click below for the project application form:

CDBG Project Request Form

forms may also be obtained at the Connellsville Redevelopment Authority office:

124 West Crawford Avenue

Connellsville, PA  15425