NOTICE OF PUBLIC
COMMENT PERIOD AND PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE 2023-2027 CONSOLIDATED PLAN & 2023 ANNUAL
CITY OF RIO RANCHO COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)
The 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Annual Action Plan will be available for public review from 5:00 PM March 16, 2023 until 5:00 p.m. April 16, 2023 in the Financial Services Department (3200 Civic Center Circle NE, Suite 300), on the City of Rio Rancho’s website at www.rrnm.gov/CDBG, and the City Clerk’s Office. Both documents may be provided in alternative formats for individuals with disabilities, and translated into Spanish for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Spanish speaking persons, upon request. Persons are welcome to provide public comments prior to, after, or at the scheduled public hearing on April 13, 2023. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, comments concerning the proposed activities outlined in the 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Annual Action Plan may be submitted by May 1, 2023 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: The City of Rio Rancho is seeking your comments regarding the 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Annual Action Plan. A Public hearing will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2023 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 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Annual Action Plan.
The Consolidated Plan analyzes data and information supplied by residents and stakeholders to determine the short- and long-term needs of the community and provides a strategy for the investment of federal CDBG funds. The Annual Action Plan serves as the City’s grant application to HUD, and includes specific activities to be undertaken with CDBG funds in furtherance of the Consolidated Plan from July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. The City of Rio Rancho has been awarded $ 489,772 for Program Year 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 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Annual Action Plans
as presented on April 27, 2023. All comments received between March 16, 2023 until April 16, 2023 will be taken into consideration prior to the submission of the plan to the HUD Field Office. The 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Annual Action Plans are due May 5, 2023. The 2023 Annual Action Plan is the first annual report under the 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and reflects the annual goals of that plan. This plan is submitted to HUD as part of the CDBG Program.
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. Documents can be translated into Spanish for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Spanish speaking persons, upon request. For TTY please call (505) 891-1365. Please contact the City Clerk if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.
Observer: March 16, 2023