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The City of Wheeling, West Virginia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Public Hearing Notice

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
 
Notice is hereby given that the City of Wheeling will apply for a Fiscal Year 2010 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program grant and Home Investment Partnership (HOME) Program grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).    
 
The entitlement for the CDBG Program for Fiscal Year 2010 Action Plan (budget) is  estimated to be $1,460,209 with an anticipated additional amount of $44,000 in program income.   Program income is the interest and principal generated from loans made through the City’s Housing Rehabilitation Program and Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Programs. The HOME grant earmarked for the Northern Panhandle HOME Consortium for Fiscal Year 2010 is an estimated $535,345.
 
However, prior to making application, Wheeling City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers located on the second floor of the City-County Building, 1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, West Virginia.   The purpose of the hearing is to encourage citizen comment on Council’s proposed Fiscal Year 2010 Action Plan for the CDBG and HOME Programs.  No action to adopt a finalized Action Plan will be taken until Council’s May 4, 2010 meeting.
 
The public is encouraged to attend the public hearing on April 20, 2010. The City-County building is accessible to the physically challenged. However, any person with a disability requiring special accommodation should notify the City’s Economic and Community Development (ECD) Department at (304) 234-3701. TDD Number: (304) 234-3617. Fax Number: (304) 234-3899.
 
What follows is the 2010 Action Plan proposed for the City of Wheeling’s CDBG Program and for the Northern Panhandle Home Consortium’s HOME Program:
 
 
 
 
West Virginia Northern Panhandle HOME Consortium
Proposed 2010 Action Plan
Home Investment Partnership (HOME) Program
 
There are six Participating Jurisdictions within the Northern Panhandle HOME Consortium, each of which addresses an identifiable housing need through the Home Investment Partnership Program, otherwise known as the HOME Program. The dollar amounts shown below are estimates. The proposed 2010 Action Plan for the HOME Program is as follows:
 
City of Wheeling           $92,829          Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance for Qualified First Time Homebuyers
 
City of Weirton              $57,376          Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance for Qualified First Time Homebuyers
 
Hancock County          $52,316          Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance for Qualified First Time Homebuyers
                                                             
Brooke County            $64,402           Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance for Qualified First Time Homebuyers
                                                           
 
Ohio County                $35,373          Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance for Qualified First Time Homebuyers
 
Marshall County         $99,213          Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance for Qualified First Time Homebuyers
                                                           
 
CHDO Activities         $80,301
 
 
Administration          $53,534
 
 
TOTAL  $535,345
 
                       

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