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Mitigation State Action Plan Draft Amendment 1

Notice is hereby given that the Texas General Land Office is seeking public comment on Amendment 1 to the Mitigation State Action Plan for $4.3 billion in Community Development Block Grants for Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) for a federally required 30-day public comment period.

The amendment details:

  • The allocation of $4,652,000 of additional funds due to Federal Register notice Vol. 86, No. 3, page 561 (Jan. 6, 2021) for the 2018 South Texas Floods.
  • Regional Mitigation Program is being increased from $500 million to over $1.1 billion to further local prioritization of the limited mitigation funds.
  • Creates the Harris County Mitigation Method of Distribution (MOD) with a program total of $750,000,000.

The GLO will convene a virtual public hearing to solicit comments on the proposed amendment Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. If you wish to speak during the virtual public hearing, please sign up at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TXGLO.

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Language Assistance:

The GLO will provide for reasonable accommodations for persons attending the virtual public hearing. The public hearing will be conducted in English and requests for language interpreters or other special communication needs should be made at least 48 hours prior to the virtual public hearing. Please call 512-463-5139 or email cdr@recovery.texas.gov for assistance.

Arabic:

سيوفر GLO أماكن إقامة معقولة للأشخاص الذين يحضرون جلسة الاستماع العامة الافتراضية. ستعقد جلسة الاستماع العامة باللغة الإنجليزية، ويجب تقديم طلبات الحصول على مترجمين لإحدى اللغات أو غيرها من احتياجات الاتصال الخاصة قبل 48 ساعة على الأقل من جلسة الاستماع العامة الافتراضية يرجى الاتصال بالرقم 512-463-5139 أو البريد الإلكتروني cdr@recovery.texas.gov للحصول على المساعدة.

إشعار جلسة الاستماع العامة - خطة عمل التخفيف من الآثار في ولاية تكساس - التعديل 1

Chinese:

GLO会为参加线上公听会的人士提供合理膳宿。公听会将以英语进行,如需口译员或有其他特殊沟通需要,请至少在线上公听会召开前48小时提出。请拨打512-463-5139或发
送邮件至 cdr@recovery.texas.gov 寻求帮助。

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Korean:

GLO는 가상 공청회에 참가하는 인원을 위한 합리적인 숙소를 제공할 것입니다. 공청회는 영어로 진행될 것이며, 통역사 또는 기타 특수 의사소통 요구사항은 공청회가 열리기 최소 48시간 전에 요청해야 합니다. 도움이 필요하실 경우 512-463-5139로 전화 주시거나, cdr@recovery.texas.gov로 이메일 주시기 바랍니다.

공청회 예고 – 텍사스 주 완화 실시 계획: 개정본 1

Spanish:

GLO proveerá acomodaciones razonables para las personas que atiendan a la audiencia pública virtual. La audiencia pública se realizará en inglés y las solicitudes por intérpretes de lenguaje u otras necesidades especiales de comunicación deberán realizarse al menos 48 horas antes de la audiencia pública virtual. Por favor, llame al 512-463-5139 o envía un correo electrónico a cdr@recovery.texas.gov por asistencia.

Notificación de audiencia pública - Plan de acción de mitigación del estado de Texas: Enmienda 1

Vietnamese:

GLO sẽ cung cấp hỗ trợ thích hợp cho những người tham dự phiên điều trần công khai trực tuyến. Phiên điều trần công khai sẽ được thực hiện bằng tiếng Anh và yêu cầu về thông dịch viên ngôn ngữ hoặc các yêu cầu giao tiếp đặc biệt khác phải được gửi cho GLO trước ít nhất 48 giờ trước khi diễn ra phiên điều trần công khai trực tuyến. Vui lòng gọi số 512-463-5139 hoặc gửi thư đến địa chỉ email cdr@recovery.texas.gov để được hỗ trợ.

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All public comments submitted to cdr@recovery.texas.gov by 5:00 p.m. on September 29, 2021, will be considered. Per federal requirements, the GLO will respond to public comments before the amendment is sent to HUD for final approval.

Draft Amendent 1

The GLO will accept comments via USPS mail, fax, email, or through the GLO’s website:

Texas General Land Office Community Development and Revitalization
P.O. Box 12873 Austin, TX 78711-2873
Fax: 512-475-5150
cdr@recovery.texas.gov 

The GLO has the following services available to encourage citizen participation:

  • Translation services available by request
  • TTD line for the hearing impaired: 512-463-5330
  • Texas RELAY for speech or hearing impaired: 7-1-1

Hurricane Harvey State Action Plan Draft Amendment 9

Notice is hereby given that the Texas General Land Office (GLO) is seeking public comment on draft Amendment 9 to the Hurricane Harvey State Action Plan. The draft amendment will be available for the federally required 30-day public comment period. The public comment period ends at 5:00 p.m. on September 19, 2021. Per federal requirements, the GLO will respond to public comments before the amendment is sent to HUD for final approval.

The amendment includes the following changes requested by Harris County and the City of Houston:

  • Harris County Administered Disaster Recovery Program
    • Harris County Public Services increased to $3,000,000
    • Harris County Planning decreased to $37,000,000
    • Minor changes to program administration for Harris County Homeowner Assistance Program, Residential Buyout Program, Homeowner Reimbursement Program, Affordable Rental Program, and Single-Family New Construction Program.
  • City of Houston Administered Disaster Recovery Program
    • Minor changes to program administration for Single Family Development Program, Buyout Program, and Economic Revitalization Program.

Draft Amendment 9

The GLO will accept comments via USPS mail, fax, email, or through the GLO’s website:

Texas General Land Office Community Development and Revitalization
P.O. Box 12873 Austin, TX 78711-2873
Fax: 512-475-5150
cdr@recovery.texas.gov 

The GLO has the following services available to encourage citizen participation:

  • Translation services available by request
  • TTD line for the hearing impaired: 512-463-5330
  • Texas RELAY for speech or hearing impaired: 7-1-1