Public Hearing Notice

To all interested citizens of Harlan, Kentucky:

The Kentucky Department of Local Government (DLG) is accepting application material under the 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Coronavirus (CV) Utility Assistance Program. The Harlan County Fiscal Court intends to apply for assistance to water and wastewater utility households/customers who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 and are at risk of their utilities being disconnected due to lack of payment.

The Harlan County Fiscal Court will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. in the old Circuit Court Room of the Harlan County Courthouse in Harlan, Kentucky. The purpose of this hearing is to obtain views on housing and community development needs, review proposed activities, review the proposed application, and solicit public comments. Technical assistance is available to help groups representing low and moderate income persons in developing proposals.

The following information concerning the CDBG program is available for public inspection at the Harlan County Judge/Executive's office during regular business hours:

A.     Amount of funds available and range of activities that may be undertaken.

B.     Estimated amounts of funds proposed to be used for activities benefiting persons of low and moderate income.

C.     Plans for minimizing displacement of persons as a result of activities associated with CDBG funds and plans for providing assistance to those persons to be actually displaced as a result of CDBG-funded activities.

D.     Records regarding the past use of CDBG funds.

E.     A summary of other important program requirements.


Comments on Application

A copy of the CDBG application material will be on file at
the Harlan County Judge/Executive's office for citizens’ review and comment during regular business hours from May 18, 2021 through May 25, 2021.  Comments on the proposed application may be submitted to the attention of Dan Mosley, County Judge/Executive, PO Box 956, Harlan, KY, 40831, until the close of business on May 25, 2021.


Non-Discrimination Clause

The Harlan County Fiscal Court does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, religion or disability. The Harlan County Fiscal Court provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation, including auxiliary aids and services, to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs and activities.  Any persons requiring special needs assistance or services for non-English speaking residents should contact Dan Mosley at 606 573-2600 at least five days prior to the meeting.  The TDD number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-648-6057 (or local number if available).


NOTE:  Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Contacts

Department for the Blind                                       1/877/KYBLIND

American Printing House                                       1/800/223-1839

Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing      1/800/372-2907

For Interpreter Directory 

State Relay TDD Number                                       1/800/648-6057