Public Hearing Notice

Posted on February 26, 2021

To all interested citizens of Fort Wright, Kentucky:

The Kentucky Department for Local Government is accepting application material under the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) Program.  The City of Fort Wright intends to apply for assistance for emergency utility relief payments.  The city will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the City of Fort Wright, 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY.  The purpose of this hearing is to obtain views on housing and community development needs, review proposed activities, review the proposed application, and solicit public comments. Technical assistance is available to help groups representing low and moderate income persons in developing proposals.

The following information concerning the CDBG program is available for public inspection at the city building during regular business hours: 

  1. Amount of funds available and range of activities that may be undertaken.

  2. Estimated amounts of funds proposed to be used for activities benefiting persons of low and moderate income.

  3. Plans for minimizing displacement of persons, as a result of activities associated with CDBG funds and plans for providing assistance to those persons to be actually displaced as a result of CDBG-funded activities.

  4. Records regarding the past use of CDBG funds.

  5. A summary of other important program requirements.

Comments on Application

A copy of the CDBG-CV application material will be on file at the City of Fort Wright for citizens’ review and comment during regular business hours from Wednesday, February 24, 2021 through Wednesday, March 3, 2021.  Comments on the proposed application may be submitted to the attention of Jill Bailey, CAO until the close of business on March 3, 2021.

Discrimination Clause

The City of Fort Wright does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion or disability. The City of Fort Wright provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation, including auxiliary aids and services, to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs and activities.  Any persons requiring special needs assistance or services for non-English speaking residents should contact City Hall at 859.331.1700 at least five days prior to the meeting.  The TDD number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-648-6057.

NOTE:  Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Contacts

Department for the Blind  1/877/KYBLIND

American Printing House                                     1/800/223-1839

Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 1/800/372-2907

For Interpreter Directory                                                             

State Relay TDD Number               1/800/648-6057