2016 CAPER + 2017 Annual Action Plan

Notice of a Public Review and Comment Period for Lancaster City’s Draft

The Public Meeting will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017 in The Commission Room at City Hall, 120 North Duke Street

Lancaster’s draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) describes the performance of City activities funded in 2016 under the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs during 2016.

The City’s Annual Action Plan presents the objectives to be achieved and the activities to be undertaken in 2017, using an estimated total of $1,624,592 in CDBG entitlement funds, $48,600 in CDBG Program Income and $140,679 in ESG funds for 2017. A contingency plan is also included if the actual CDBG and/or ESG funds received are at a greater or lesser level than estimated. The purpose of the public meeting is to receive public comment on the proposed use of funds prior to the submission of the 2016 CAPER and 2017 Annual Action Plan.

A copy of the 2016 CAPER and 2017 Action Plan is available on the City’s website, www.cityoflancasterpa.com/resident/plans-reports, and at City Hall, 120 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 17602.

The City will accept citizen comments regarding the CAPER for 15 days (March 14 to March 28, 2017), and the Action Plan for 30 days (March 14 to April 12, 2017). Persons interested in commenting on the proposed plan should write to kshrom@cityoflancasterpa.com. For additional information regarding the plan, call the Department at (717) 291-4743 (voice) or (717) 291-4761 (TDD) Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

If you are a person who is mobility impaired or have other special needs, wishes to attend this public meeting, and requires special accommodations to participate in the meeting, please contact Kari Shrom at (717) 291-4743, or at kshrom@cityoflancasterpa.com to discuss how the City may best meet your needs.

J. Richard Gray Mayor