Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR FUNDING ALLOCATIONS FOR THE TOWN OF JUPITER 2021-2026 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND THE PY 2021-2022 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN AND NOTICE OF AVAILABLITY FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

The Town of Jupiter is an entitlement recipient of federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). Public Hearings will be held on July 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers and 6:00 p.m. in the Community Center. The purpose of the public hearing will be to obtain comments regarding the proposed use of the reference Program Years (PY) 2021-2026 use of funds submission for the citizen comment period of at least thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication, which seek to address the community development and housing needs within the municipal limits of the Town. The overall goals of the plan are for infrastructure improvements, preventing homelessness and opportunities principally for low- and moderate- income persons including elderly, veterans, minorities, and persons with special needs. In order to receive these funds, the Town must adopt a Consolidated Plan.  The draft FY 2021-2026 Plan describes the proposed use of the funds and how these projects/activities will help achieve the overall goals and objectives outlined in the Town’s Consolidated Plan for 2021-2026. 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWN OF JUPITER PROPOSED 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR ANNUAL ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN 

The Town of Jupiter is an entitlement recipient of federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). The Town anticipates receiving approximately $307,563 in FY 2021-2022 funding (October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022). The Action Plan One Year Use of funds submission for the citizen comment period of at least thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication seek to address the community development and housing needs within the municipal limits of the Town. The overall goals of the plan are for critical infrastructure, drainage improvements, and preventing homelessness for the low and moderate- income persons including elderly, veterans, minorities, and persons with special needs. In order to receive these funds, the Town must adopt an Annual Action Plan. The draft FY 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan describes the proposed use of the funds and how these projects/activities will help achieve the overall goals and objectives outlined in the Town’s 5-year Consolidated Plan for 2021-2026. 

Public Comment & Public Hearings

The Town will hold two public meetings for both plans on July 20 at 11 a.m. in the Council Chambers and 6 p.m. in the Community Center to solicit input from residents. One meeting will be held in the morning to accommodate elderly residents who may not drive and one meeting will be held in the evening to accommodate the residents who work.  An additional public meeting will be held on August 5, 2021 during a regularly scheduled meeting of the Town Council at 7 pm. Citizens, agencies, and all interested parties are encouraged to review the proposed 2021-2022 Action Plan and provide comments on the plan fair housing, housing and community development needs. Copies of the proposed plan are available for review and comment during the comment period commencing July 13, 2021 and ending August 13, 2021. The document can be viewed at the Town of Jupiter Neighborhood Services office, 200 Military Trail, Suite 108, Jupiter, FL 33458 during the hours of 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. All interested parties who are unable to attend the public hearings but desire to submit written comments by email, may do so by addressing them to Satu Oksanen, Manager of Neighborhood Services 561-741-2524 email  SatuO@jupiter.fl.us.  All written comments must be received no later than August 13, 2021 by 12 p.m. to be considered in the development of the FY 2021-2022 Action Plan. 

 


AMENDED Notice of Public Meeting Regarding the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2019-2020

On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, the Town of Jupiter will hold a public meeting during which time the 2019-2020 CAPER will be approved.  The approval will be part of a regularly scheduled Town Council meeting at 7 pm and will be located at Jupiter Town Hall, 210 Military Trail, Jupiter, Florida, 33458.  Members of the community who wish to do so are invited to attend the meeting and provide public comment on the CAPER, Housing and Community Development Needs, and Fair Housing concerns.

Copies of the CAPER are available for public review at Neighborhood Services, Town of Jupiter, 200 Military Trail, Suite 108, Jupiter, FL 33458, or by contacting Satu Oksanen, Manager, at (561) 741-2524, or via email at satuo@jupiter.fl.us.  

The public comment period expires on May 26, 2021, after which time the CAPER will be submitted to HUD. Any comments received during the 15-day comment period will be incorporated into the “Citizen Participation Plan” section of the CAPER prior to submittal to HUD.

 

Publish 5/11/2021


PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWN OF JUPITER

PROPOSED 2020-2021 FISCAL YEAR 

ANNUAL ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN 

February 7, 2021

The Town of Jupiter is an entitlement recipient of federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). The Town anticipates receiving approximately $304,080 in FY 2020-2021 (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021) funding. The Action Plan seeks to address the community development and housing needs within the municipal limits of the Town. The overall goals of the plan are for infrastructure improvements, preventing homelessness, and offering opportunities principally for low- and moderate- income persons including elderly, veterans, minorities, and persons with special needs. In order to receive these funds, the Town must adopt an Annual Action Plan. The draft FY 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan describes the proposed use of the funds and how these projects/activities will help achieve the overall goals and objectives outlined in the Town’s Consolidated Plan for 2017-2021. 

Public Comment & Public Hearings

The Town held two public meetings on January 30, 2020 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. to solicit input from residents. One meeting was held in the morning to accommodate elderly residents who may not drive and one meeting was held in the evening to accommodate the residents whom work. The Town of Jupiter is providing virtual comment periods commencing February 7, 2021 and ending March 7, 2021 on the proposed projects. Citizens, agencies, and all interested parties are encouraged to review the proposed 2020-2021 Action Plan and provide comments on the Plan’s fair housing, housing and community development needs. Persons needing special assistance (such as translated materials) or a reasonable accommodation are to call the office of Neighborhood Services at 561-741 2524. Documents may otherwise be viewable by a request to Satu Oksanen 561-741-2524.  Members of the public may submit comments during the 30-day comment period specified in the section above via: 1) by email of 500 words or less SatuO@jupiter.fl.us or, 2) by leaving a voicemail no longer than three minutes in length to 561-741-2524. 3) by requesting a socially distanced meeting at the Town of Jupiter offices.


January 7, 2021

Notice of Funding Availability

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR PROPOSED SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENTS TO THE 2017-2021 FIVE-YEAR CONSOLIDATED AND 2019 ANNUAL ACTION PLANS: The U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has notified the Town of Jupiter, as a HUD Entitlement Grantee, that the Town has been allocated $340,665 of additional Community Development Block Grant  COVID -19 (CDBG-CV) funds to be used specifically towards infrastructure, public facilities, public service, and special economic development programs and activities that help to protect, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak. The allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136, which was signed by President Trump on March 27, 2020, to respond to the growing effects of this public health crisis. Accordingly, the Town of Jupiter is recommending revisions to both its 2017-2021 Consolidated Plan and its 2019 Annual Action Plan in order to use the CDBG-CV funds to address the urgent needs related to the coronavirus for low-moderate income households in the Town of Jupiter, which may include: Public Facilities needs that address the immediate need to rehabilitate, acquire or construct facilities to prevent the spread of COVID-19; Public Service programs that address the immediate needs of food and prevention of the spread to the Town’s  residents; Special Economic Development assistance to new and existing businesses that support the retention of jobs to low income residents; and technical assistance and administrative services to prevent the spread and assist with the response and recovery COVID-19.

Public Comment & Public Hearings

The Town of Jupiter is making an amendment to the Program Year 2019 Annual Action Plan available to the public through this notice. The Program Year 2019 Annual Action Plan is a component of the Program Year 2017-2021 Consolidated Plan. The CARES Act Substantial Amendment will be developed after giving consideration to citizen comments and proposals received. The Town will host two virtual hearings on January 14, 2021. The virtual meeting at 11:00 a.m. is hosted by Zoom. Zoom Link

The 6:00 p.m. virtual hearing is by dial-in 1-605-475-4000 Pin 104115. At the public hearings, the application will be discussed in detail and potential applicants will have the opportunity to ask specific questions about proposed activities, funding priorities, and the process. Persons needing special assistance (such as translated materials) or a reasonable accommodation are to call the office of Neighborhood Services at 561-741 2524. The proposed amendments to plans will be made available for viewing from the Town’s website: www.jupiter.fl.us or can be emailed upon request by emailing: SatuO@jupiter.fl.us on any day prior to January 15, 2021 at 4:00 p.m., the last day of the posted comment period. Documents may otherwise be viewable by a request to Satu Oksanen 561-741-2524.  Members of the public may submit comments during the 7-day comment period specified in the section above via: 1) by email of 500 words or less SatuO@jupiter.fl.us or, 2) by leaving a voicemail no longer than three minutes in length to 561-741-2524. 3) by requesting a social distance meeting at the Town of Jupiter offices.