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February 23, 2021
10:30 AM
County Commissioners Hearing Room
175 Main Street
2nd Floor, Courthouse

Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Community Resources at 410-535-1600, x88
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Provide information and receive public comments on End Hunger in Calvert County Food Warehouse and Distribution Development

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Board of County Commissioners of Calvert County will hold a Public Hearing on February 23, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room, 175 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD. The Public Hearings time, date, and location may be revised by announcement of an emergency, such as inclement weather, without further publication and may be confirmed on the County website, or calling any number listed below on the date of the Hearing. At the Hearing, the Board will consider and receive comments regarding the progress of the construction of a 21,000 square-foot commercial grade food storage and distribution center at 6021 Solomons Island Road, in Huntingtown, known as the End Hunger in Calvert County Food Warehouse and Distribution Center, a CDBG-funded project.

Citizens will be furnished with information including, but not limited to: the amount of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds expended thus far for the project; the total award ($800,000); the status of construction of the CDBG-funded activities.  The Maryland CDBG Program is a federally funded program designed to assist units of local government with activities directed toward neighborhood and housing revitalization, economic development and improved community facilities and services. It is administered by the Department of Housing and Community Development.  The CDBG Program reflects the State's economic and community development priorities and provides public funds for activities, which meet one of the following national objectives, in accordance with the Housing Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, that: provides benefit to low and moderate income persons and households; aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; meet other community development needs of an urgent nature, or that are an immediate threat to community health and welfare.

Any of the foregoing proposed provisions may be substantively modified, revised, amended, or otherwise changed based upon comments received at the public hearing.

At the time of publication, physical attendance is disallowed by Executive Order of the Governor. Written comments will be made part of the record if received by close of business the day before the public hearing. This meeting will be streamed live on the County website. If you wish to listen via telephone, or provide comments during the hearing, please call: U.S. toll free: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257; Meeting ID: 899 4188 8251; Passcode (if asked): #; Request to Speak: *9.

The Board of County Commissioners does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex (including pregnancy, except where age or sex are essential bona fide occupation requirements), sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry or national origin, religion, race, color, genetic information, actual or perceived disability, or gender-related identity or expression. Any reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities or linguistic barriers should be requested by contacting the Board of County Commissioners office at (410) 535-1600 ext. 2202 or TTY: 1-800-735-2258.