Borough of Bellefonte

Public Notice

06.26.2017  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Proposed Modification to the FFY 2015 Centre County CDBG Contract

Bellefonte Borough intended use of FFY 2015 CDBG Funds 

Centre County and Bellefonte Borough will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, August 2, 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 2015 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 2015 contract:

Fire Sprinkler Installation in Downtown Historic Buildings in the Amount of $81,172

Bellefonte Borough proposes to reallocate these same funds to the following project:

Safety Improvements to Talleyrand Park. Multi-year Funded with FFY 2014 Funds

The Talleyrand Park Safety Improvement Project is also funded with CDBG monies the Borough received in their FFY 2014 CDBG contract. 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 2015 CDBG Budget would be modified:

Project Action — Increase or (decrease) Current Approved Budget Proposed Budget
Huston Twp Sewer Plant Rehab $0 $130,200 $130,200
Unionville Master Water Meter $0 $81,000 $81,000
Moshannon Water Meters $0 $28,000 $28,000
Bellefonte Fire Sprinklers ($81,172) $81,172 $0
Talleyrand Park Safety Improvements $81,172 $0 $81,172
Grant Administration $0 $70,305 $70,305
Total $0 $390,677.00 $390,677.00

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 7:00 p.m. on August 7. The County Commissioners will then take action to submit the necessary paperwork at their meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 8.

Robert Jacobs, Director
Centre County Planning & Community Development Office