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Public Notice Notice of Finding of No Signficant

Public Notice NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS September 8, 2022 Name: Board of Clark County Commissioners Address: 3130 East Main Street, Suite 1A, Springfield, OH 45503 Phone Number: 937 521 2164 To All Interested Agencies, Groups, and Individuals: These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the Clark County Commissioners, Community & Economic Development Department. REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS On or about, but not before, Friday, September 23rd, 2022, the Board of Clark County Commissioners will submit a request to the State of Ohio for the release of Federal funds under Section 104 (g) of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended; Section 288 of Title II of the Cranston Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act (NAHA), as amended; and/or Title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, as amended; to be used for the following project(s): Project Name: Community Development Program PY2021 Target of Opportunity Project Activity: 3-New Carlisle Smith Park Shelter House / 1-Parks & Recreation Facilities Source of Federal Funds: Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) Program Project Description: Clark County will construct a new year-round Shelter House facility in Smith Park, owned by the City of New Carlisle. The new shelter house will expand socially distant spaces for the citizens of New. Carlisle. Primary beneficiaries are residents of the City (58% LMI). Single or Multi-Year Project: Multi Year Location: 801 West Jefferson Street, New Carlisle, OH 45344 Estimated Cost of Project: $ 430,000 FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT The Board of Clark County Commissioners has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) which is on file at the Clark County Community & Economic Development Department, 3130 East Main Street, Suite 1A. Springfield, OH 45505 and may be examined or copied weekdays 8:30 A.M to 4:30P.M. The ERR may also be provided upon request electronically via email. Please submit your request by U.S. mail to Clark County Community & Economic Development Department, 3130 East Main Street, Suite 1A. Springfield, OH 45505 or by email to PUBLIC COMMENTS Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Board of Clark County Commissioners by U.S. mail or email at the addresses above. All comments received before Thursday, September 22, 2022 will be considered by the Board of Clark County Commissioners prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing. ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION The Board of Clark County Commissioners certifies to the State of Ohio that Jennifer Hutchinson in her capacity as Clark County Administrator 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 State of Ohio's approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the Board of Clark County Commissioners to use Program funds. OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS The State of Ohio will accept objections to its release of funds and the Board of Clark County Commissioners 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 Board of Clark County Commissioners; (b) the Board of Clark County Commissioners 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 State of Ohio; 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 Ohio Development Services Agency, Office of Community Development at Potential objectors should contact the State of Ohio to verify the actual last day of the objection period. Jennifer Hutchinson Clark County Administrator 9-8, 9-15/2022
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