The 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan will be available for public review from April 10, 2022 until May 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. in the Financial Services Department (3200 Civic Center Circle NE, Suite 300), on the City of Rio Rancho’s website at, and the City Clerk’s Office. Persons are welcome to provide public comments prior to, after, or at the scheduled public hearing on April 28, 2022. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, comments concerning the proposed activities outlined in the 2022-2023 Action Plan can be submitted by May 9, 2022 to the attention of Tara Pawley, CDBG Grant Administrator, City of Rio Rancho, Financial Services Department, 3200 Civic Center Circle NE, Suite 300, Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87144 or via e-mail at [email protected]. For more information, please call Tara Pawley at (505) 896-8766. For hearing impaired persons please dial 711.

CITY OF RIO RANCHO PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: A Public hearing will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 6:00PM by the Governing Body in the City Council Chambers located at 3200 Civic Center Circle NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144 to discuss community needs for housing, economic development, public facilities and public services for low to moderate income individuals as they relate to the Community Development Block Grant 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan. The City of Rio Rancho is seeking your comments regarding the 2022-2023 Action Plan; a one-year plan for expenditure of CDBG funds from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. CDBG funds are made available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The Governing Body will vote to approve the 2022-2023 Action Plan as presented on May 12, 2022. All comments received between April 10, 2022 until May 9, 2022 will be taken into consideration prior to the submission of the plan to the HUD Field Office. The 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan is due May 13, 2022.

The 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan is the fifth annual report under the 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan and reflects the annual goals of that plan. This plan is submitted to HUD as part of the CDBG Program. The Annual Action Plan and the Consolidated Plan not only describe the activities proposed to be accomplished with the 2022-2023 CDBG allocation, but also discuss larger programs initiated by the City that address a myriad of development needs.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting, please contact the City Clerk at (505) 891-5004 on or before the Friday prior to the meeting date. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. For TTY please call (505) 891-1365. Please contact the City Clerk if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.

Observer: April 10, 2022