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Correctionville Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

City of Correctionville
Date of Publication: June 25, 2020

On or after August 1, 2020, the City of Correctionville will submit a request to the State of Iowa, Iowa Economic Development Authority for the release of Community Development Block Grant funds under Title 1 of the HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1974 as amended (P.L. 97-35), to undertake the following project:

Project Title: Correctionville City Exterior Home Repair Program
Purpose: Housing Sustainability and Preservation
Location: City of Correctionville excluding Flood Zones.
Estimated Cost: $254,000

The activities proposed have been reviewed pursuant to HUD Regulations and the following determination with respect to the project has been made: categorically subject to 58.5 authorities per 24 CFR 58.35(a)(1). An Environmental Review Record (ERR) that documents the environmental determinations for this project is on file at Correctionville City Hall 312 Driftwood St. Correctionville, IA 51016 and may be examined or copied weekdays Monday – Friday from 7:30 to 4:30 p.m. The ERR is also on file at SIMPCO, 1122 Pierce St. Sioux City, Ia 51105 and may be examined by appointment by calling 712-279-6286.

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the City of Correctionville City Clerk, Carla Mathers CMC. By mail to 312 Driftwood St. Correctionville, IA 51016 by fax 712-372-4489 or by email to All comments received by July 10, 2020, 4:30 p.m. will be considered by the City of Correctionville prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.

The City of Correctionville certifies to the Iowa Economic Development Authority that Nathan Heilman in his capacity as Mayor consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The Iowa Economic Development Authority approval of the responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Correctionville to use HUD program funds.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority will accept objections to its release of funds and the RE’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Correctionville; (b) the RE has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by the Iowa Economic Development Authority; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to Iowa Economic Development Authority at 1963 Bell Avenue, Ste. 200, Des Moines, IA 50315. Potential objectors should contact the Iowa Economic Development Authority to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Nathan Heilman,
City of Correctionville Mayor

Published in The Record
Thursday, June 25, 2020

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