Superstorm Sandy Public Comment
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For Immediate Release:
February 6, 2014
 

Superstorm Sandy Public Comment

New Jersey Department of Community Affairs 
Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) 
Action Plan Substantial Amendments #6 and #7
Pursuant to Federal Register Notice FR-5696-N-06

Please take notice that the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs will hold three public hearings to solicit public comments on the state’s plan for the allocation and expenditure of $1,463,000,000 in CDBG-DR funds, which the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allocated to New Jersey pursuant to the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-2).

The state will also accept public comment on a proposal to provide rental assistance in the form of tenant-based vouchers for Sandy-impacted households. State cabinet officials and staff will provide an overview of proposed allocations and priorities. Public comments will begin immediately after the presentation. To ensure maximum convenience for residents, hearings will be held in New Jersey’s northern, central and southern regions pursuant to the following schedule:

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 (4:00pm – 7:00pm) 
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey - Performing Arts Center (PAC)
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 (5:30pm – 8:30 pm) 
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Campus Center
141 Summit Street
Newark, NJ 07103

Thursday, February 13, 2014 (4:00pm – 7:00 pm) 
Brookdale Community College
Robert J. Collins Arena and Recreation & Events Center
765 Newman Springs Road
Middletown, NJ 07738

Those interested in speaking at the public hearings will be given up to three minutes. To sign up to speak, please register online https://bitly.com/SandyPublicHearings.

All hearing dates, times and locations are subject to change due to inclement weather conditions. Information regarding any change in the hearing schedule will be posted at the above mentioned website at least two hours before the scheduled start time of the hearing.

Those who need accessibility accommodations are advised to contact the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs at sandy.recovery@dca.state.nj.us, or call 609-292-3750 to ensure full availability of services.

Residents may also submit their comments in writing at the public hearing, or by email to sandy.publiccomment@dca.state.nj.us or by mail to the attention of Gabrielle Gallagher, NJ Department of Community Affairs, 101 South Broad Street, P.O. Box 800, Trenton, NJ 08625-0811.

For more information about New Jersey’s Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts or to download a copy of the state’s Action Plan and related amendments, visit http://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/sandyrecovery/action/ or request a copy at the above mentioned address.

Super tormenta Sandy comentarios del público

“New Jersey Department of Community Affairs”
Departamento de Asuntos Comunitarios de New Jersey)
“Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery” (CDBG-DR) (Recuperación de Desastres)
Enmiendas sustanciales #6 y #7 al Plan de Acción

En conformidad con la Notificación del Registro Federal FR-5696-N-06

Por favor tomar nota que el “New Jersey Department of Community Affairs” llevará a cabo tres audiencias públicas para solicitar comentarios del público sobre el plan del estado para la asignación y distribución de $1,463,000,000 en fondos CDBG-DR, que el “U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development” ha asignado para New Jersey, de conformidad con el “Disaster Relief Appropiations Act, 2013” (Public Law 113-2).

Asimismo, el estado aceptará comentarios del público sobre una propuesta para brindar asistencia en los alquileres, bajo la forma de vales, para inquilinos cuyos hogares se vieron afectados por Sandy. Los funcionarios del gabinete estatal y su personal ofrecerán una resumen general sobre las distribuciones y prioridades propuestas. Los comentarios del público se iniciarán inmediatamente después de la presentación. Para mayor conveniencia de los residentes, las audiencias serán realizadas en las regiones Norte, Centro y Sur de New Jersey, bajo el siguiente programa:

Martes 11 de febrero, 2014 (4:00pm – 7:00pm) 
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Performing Arts Center (PAC)
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205

Miércoles 12 de febrero, 2014 (5:30 pm – 8:30 pm) 
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Campus Center
141 Summit Street
Newark, NJ 07103

Jueves 13 de febrero, 2014 (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm) 
Brookdale Community College
Robert J. Collins Arena and Recreation & Events Center
765 Newman Springs Road
Middletown, NJ 07738

Aquellas personas que estén interesadas en hablar durante las audiencias públicas recibirán hasta tres minutos. Por favor registrarse en línea en https://bitly.com/SandyPublicHearings.

Todas las fechas de las audiencias, horarios y ubicaciones están sujetas a cambios debido a las condiciones del clima. Se recomienda a las personas que requieran accesibilidad especial ponerse en contacto con el Departamento de Asuntos Comunitarios de New Jersey en sandy.recovery@dca.state.nj.us, o llamar al 609-292-3750 para asegurar la plena disponibilidad de los servicios.

Para información en español, llame al 1-855-SANDYHM (726-3946), 9:00 a.m. hasta 6:00 p.m. – De lunes a viernes.

Los residentes también podrán presentar sus observaciones por escrito durante la audiencia pública, o por correo electrónico a: sandy.publiccomment@dca.state.nj.us o por medio del correo regular escribiendo a Gabrielle Gallagher, NJ Department of Community Affairs, 101 South Broad Street, P.O. Box 800, Trenton, NJ 08625. Todos los comentarios deberán de ser recibidos a más tardar el 5 de marzo a las 5:00pm, hora estándar del este.

Para obtener mayor información sobre los esfuerzos de recuperación de la Super tormenta Sandy (“New Jersey’s Superstorm Sandy Recovery Efforts”) o para descargar una copia del plan de acción del Estado y las Enmiendas relacionadas, visite http://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/sandyrecovery/action/ o solicite una copia a la dirección mencionada anteriormente.