This notice was issued by the Essex County and originally printed in Independent Press of Bloomfield on October 13, 2022. It was retrieved from the New Jersey Press Association and republished as-is and without line breaks.

ESSEX COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE COUNTYWIDE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE ESSEX COUNTY 2023 ONE YEAR ACTION PLAN OUTLINING THE USES OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG), HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP (HOME) AND EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT (ESG) PROGRAM FUNDING Citizens of Essex County are invited to a Public Hearing to discuss and provide views and proposals regarding the needs and priorities for community and housing development for Essex County. This Public Hearing will afford citizens an opportunity to assist in the development and review of the programs administered by the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development prior to the initiation of the application review period. All Program Year 2023 applications must be submitted through the Divisions online Neighborly Software application portal prior to 6 P.M. on Thursday, December 29, 2022 (Late Applications Will Not Be Accepted). Upon review and approval, the County will prepare a Consolidated Plan for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development by or before the August 16, 2023 deadline. TIME: 6:00 P.M. DATE: Thursday, October 20, 2022 PLACE: Salvation Army 13 Trinity Place Montclair, NJ 07042 Anyone who wishes to prepare an application or requires updated guidelines regarding the aforementioned programs may visit or write to the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development, 20 Crestmont Road, Verona, New Jersey 07044 or call (973) 655-0200. The Consolidated Plan consists of a comprehensive plan detailing the housing and non-housing needs for the County of Essex and the eighteen participating municipalities in the Urban County and nineteen participating municipalities in the HOME Consortium. All citizen comments must be submitted in writing to the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development at the above address. JOSEPH N. DiVINCENZO, JR. ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE JOHN M. SOARES DIRECTOR E114387 WCN October 13, 2022 ($47.52)