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Public Notice

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Proposed Modification to the Ffy 2016 Centre County CDBG Contract

BELLEFONTE  BOROUGH intended use of ffy 2016 CDBG Funds

Centre County and Bellefonte Borough will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday September 28th, 2017 at 10:00 am prevailing time in Room 116 of the Willowbank Bldg, 420 Holmes St. Bellefonte, PA to receive public comment on the Borough’s intention to have the County modify the 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Contract with the PA Dept. of Community & Economic Development (PA DCED).

BELLEFONTE  BOROUGH is proposing to delete the following project from the Ffy 2016 Contract:

Fire Sprinkler Installation in downtown Historic Buildings in the amount of $82,740.

BELLEFONTE  BOROUGH proposes to reallocate these same funds to the following project:

Safety Improvements to Talleyrand Park.  Multi-year funded with  Ffy 2014/2015 Funds

The Talleyrand Park Safety Improvement project is also funded with CDBG monies the Borough received in their Ffy 2014 and 2015 CDBG Contracts.  The improvements include fencing between the R.R Tracks and the park playground and the construction of a pedestrian walkway onto the existing R.R. Bridge structure in the park.

The proposed Centre County Ffy 2016 CDBG Budget would be modified:


Project Action- Increase
or (decrease)
Current Approved
Proposed Budget
Millheim Water Main Replacement $0 $206,830 $206,830
Potters Mills Housing Rehab (Sewer
$0 $ 30,000 $30,000
Bellefonte Fire Sprinklers ($82,740) $82,740 $0
Talleyrand Park Safety Improvements $82,740 $0 $82,740
Grant Administration $0 $70,143 $70,143
TOTAL $0 $389,713 $389,713


Those requiring special accommodations should call 814-355-6791, seventy two (72) hours in advance.  It is expected that the Bellefonte Borough Council will take final action on this proposed modification at their meeting at
7:30 p.m. on October 2nd.  The County Commissioners will then take action to submit the necessary paperwork at their meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 3rd.

Robert Jacobs, Director
Planning & Community Development Office