CENTRE COUNTY’s intended use of Ffy 2019 CDBG Funds
BELLEFONTE BOROUGH’s intended use of Ffy 2019 CDBG Funds
Centre County and Bellefonte Borough will hold a joint Final Public Hearing on Thursday,
October 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm in Room 116 of the Willowbank Bldg, 420 Holmes St, Bellefonte,
to receive comment on the County’s intention to apply to the PA Dept of Community & Economic
Development for a total of $448,971 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the
Ffy 2019 Program. Under Act 179 of 1984, Bellefonte Borough as an Entitlement Municipality will
receive $112,283 of the 2019 CDBG Grant, with the County getting $336,688.
Proposed project activities must meet one of three national objectives: benefit low- and moderate income persons; prevention or elimination of slums or blight; alleviation of immediate threats to the
health and safety of the community. The First Public Hearing was held June 25, 2019. Copies of
the minutes, agenda and comments from that Hearing may be obtained at the Centre County
Planning & Community Development Office, 420 Holmes St, Bellefonte, PA 16823.
Projects under consideration by Centre County to receive FFY 2019 CDBG Funds are:
Construction of a new Drinking Water Supply Well for the Village of Woodward, Haines
Twp., ($251,088). Demolition of blighted properties in Rush Twp., ($25,000). $60,600 of the County’s total allocation is set aside for Grant Administration.
Projects under consideration by Bellefonte Borough to receive FFY 2019 CDBG Funds:
Ongoing Safety Improvements at Talleyrand Park ($92,083). $20,200 of the total grant is set aside by the Borough for Grant Administration.
Those requiring special accommodations should call 814-355-6791; forty-eight (48) hours in
advance. It is expected that the Centre County Board of Commissioners will take final action on
the Ffy 2019 CDBG application at the Board’s meeting at 10:00am on Tuesday, November 19,
2019. Bellefonte Borough Council will take final action at their Council Meeting at 7:30 p.m. on
Monday, November 4, 2019.
Raymond J. Stolinas, Director
Planning & Community Development Office