NOTICE OF 30-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), on behalf of the City of Malden (City) is seeking a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Section 108 Loan in the amount of $1,200,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for improvements at Roosevelt Park, 529 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148. The MRA administers CDBG funds on behalf of the City The Section 108 Loan constitutes a Substantial Amendment to the CDBG Annual Action Plan. Pursuant to HUD regulations and the City's Citizen Participation Plan, the City and MRA will hold a 30-day public comment period on the Substantial Amendment prior to its submission to HUD.
The 30-day public comment period begins January 25, 2021 and ends February 25, 2021. A public hearing will be held February 9, 2021 at 6:00pm, which will include a presentation on the Substantial Amendment and an opportunity for public comment (note: the public hearing was previously scheduled for 5:30pm). Due to the ongoing health emergency, the hearing will be held remotely on Zoom to ensure public health and safety. Residents who require an accommodation in order to ensure access to the public hearing should contact firstname.lastname@example.org at least five business days prior to the meeting. Information regarding the Substantial Amendment, including Zoom public hearing log-in information, the proposal, and related documentation will be available online at https://www.cityofmalden.org/781/Roosevelt-Park-Project.
All comments received will be considered and sent to HUD along with the City’s responses. Comments may be emailed to email@example.com or sent in writing on or before February 25, 2021 to the Malden Redevelopment Authority, 215 Pleasant St., Malden, MA 02148, Attn: Deborah Burke.