NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF F

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
FOR TIERED PROJECTS AND
PROGRAMS

July 16, 2017
Clearfield City Corporation
55 South State Street
Clearfield, Utah 84015
On or after July 27, 2017 Clearfield City will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the release of Community Development Block Grant (C.D.B.G.) funds under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake the following project:
Tier 1 Broad Review Project/Program Title: Rehabilitation Grant Program (RGP)
Purpose: To provide assistance for home improvements that eliminate blight, conserve energy, improve property values, and preserve the housing community with the City limits.
Location: This program is available to eligible single-family owner-occupied residences within the City limits.
Project/Program Description: Clearfield City will allow the RGP to provide up to $8,000.00 in the form of a grant to eligible homeowners within the limits of Clearfield City. The grant may be used to correct present home problems, accessibility modifications, code violations of health and safety concerns and/or energy improvements. The program will administered by the Davis Community Housing Authority. Tier 2 site specific reviews will be completed for those laws and authorities not addressed in the tier 1 broad review for each address under this program when addresses become known.
Level of Environmental Review Citation: 24 CFR Part 58.35(a)(4)
Tier 2 Site Specific Review: The site specific reviews will cover the following laws and authorities not addressed in the Tier 1 broad review: Flood Insurance and Floodplain Management.
Mitigation Measures/Conditions/Permits (if any): There is more than one flood zone classification in the City therefore; this area will be addressed when the tier 2 site specific review is conducted. Estimated Project Cost: $59,751
The activity/activities proposed are categorically excluded under HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58 from National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements per 24 CFR Part 58.35(a)(4). An Environmental Review Record (ERR) that documents the environmental determinations for this project is on file at the Community Development Office of Clearfield City, 55 South State Street, Clearfield, Utah 84015 and Davis Community Housing Authority, 352 South 200 West, Suite #1, Farmington, Utah 84025 and may be examined or copied weekdays 8A.M to 5 P.M.
PUBLIC COMMENTS
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Clearfield City CDBG Coordinator, Stacy Millgate at 55 South State Street, Clearfield, Utah 84015. All comments received by July 27, 2017 will be considered by Clearfield City prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.
ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION
Clearfield City certifies to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that Mark Shepherd, Certifying Officer, in his capacity as Mayor consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows Clearfield City to use HUD program funds.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE
OF FUNDS
The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will accept objections to its release of fund and Clearfield City Corporation's certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the Clearfield City Corporation (b) Clearfield City Corporation has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Region VIII Office, 8ADE, 1670 Broadway Street, Colorado 80202-4801. Potential objectors should contact the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
Dated this 16th day of July 2017.
CLEARFIELD CITY CORPORATION
/s/Mark Shepherd, Mayor

Pub: July 16, 2017 1007714


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