Place an ad

Notice to Public Finding of No Significant Impact

NOTICE TO PUBLIC FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT (FONSI) COMBINED NOTICE MIAMI COUNTY CDBG HOUSING PROGRAM INCOME-WAIVER DEMOLITION PROJECT July 23, 2020 Board of Miami County Commissioners c/o Miami County Department of Development Hobart Center for County Government 510 West Water Street Suite 120 Troy, Ohio 45373-2983 Phone Number/Contact Person for Questions: 937-440-8121 / Dan Suerdieck, Planning and Zoning Manager To All Interested Persons, Agencies, and Groups: The Board of Miami County Commissioners, proposes to request the State of Ohio to release Federal funds under Section 104 (g) of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended; Section 288 of Title II of the Cranston Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act (NAHA), as amended; and/or Title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, as amended; to be used for the following project(s): Project/Activity Name: Miami County CDBG Housing Program Income Waiver Demolitions Project 01 Union Township-Markley Road Demolitions Activity #1, Demolition/Clearance Source of Federal Funds: CDBG Housing Program Income Purpose or Nature of the Project/Activity: CDBG funds will be used to demolish 2 blighted accessory structures located on Markley Road which were severely damaged by a tornado in May of 2019. Identification of Single or Multi-Year Project: Single-Year Location of Project/Activity: Markley Road Union Township - Miami County, Ohio Estimated Cost of Project/Activity: $18,200 (CDBG Housing Program Income Funds) Environmental Finding of Project/Activity: Environmental Assessment (Finding of No Significant Impact - FONSI) The Board of Miami County Commissioners has determined that the project(s) will have no significant impact on the environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended is not required. The Board of Miami County Commissioners has prepared an Environmental Review Record (ERR) for the project listed above. The ERR documents the environmental review of the project. The ERR is on file and available for the public's examination and copying, upon request, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays) at the above address. No further environmental review of the project(s) will be conducted prior to the request for release of Federal funds. The Board of Miami County Commissioners plans to undertake the Project activities described with the Federal funds cited above. Any interested persons, agencies, and/or groups, who have any comments regarding the environment or who disagree with this Finding of No Significant Impact decision, are invited to submit written comments for consideration to the Board of Miami County Commissioners at the address listed above by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2020 which is at least 15 days after the publication of this Combined Notice. A notice regarding the responsible entity's intent to request release of funds is listed immediately below. NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST A RELEASE OF FUNDS (NOI/RROF) To All Interested Persons, Agencies, and Groups: On or about, but not before, Tuesday, August 11, 2020, the Board of Miami County Commissioners will request the State of Ohio to release Federal funds under Section 104 (g) of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended; Section 288 of Title II of the Cranston Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act (NAHA), as amended; and/or Title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, as amended; to be used for the project(s) listed above The Board of Miami County Commissioners certifies to the State of Ohio that John F. Evans, in his capacity as President of the Board of Miami County Commissioners, consents to accept the jurisdiction of 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 legal effect of the certification is that upon its approval, the Board of Miami County Commissioners may use the Federal funds, and the State of Ohio will have satisfied its responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. The State of Ohio will accept an objection to its approval of the release of funds and acceptance of the certification only if it is on one of the following grounds: (a) the certification was not, in fact, executed by the responsible entity's Certifying Officer; (b) the responsible entity has failed to make one of the two findings pursuant to Section 58.40 or to make the written determination required by section 58.35, 58.47, or 58.53 for the project, as applicable; c) the responsible entity has omitted one or more of the steps set forth at subpart E of 24 CFR Part 58 for the preparation, publication and completion of an Environmental Assessment; d) the responsible entity has omitted one or more of the steps set forth at Subparts F and G of 24 CFR Part 58 for the conduct, preparation, publication and completion of an Environmental Impact Statement, e) the recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before release of funds and approval of the environmental certification by State, or f) 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. Written objections must meet the conditions and procedures set forth in subpart H of 24 CFR Part 58, and be addressed to: State of Ohio Development Services Agency; Office of Community Development; Environmental Officer; P. O. Box 1001; Columbus, Ohio 43216-1001. Objections to the Release of Funds on bases other than those stated above will not be considered by the State of Ohio. No objections received after Monday, August 31, 2020, (which is 15 days after it is anticipated that the State will receive a request for release of funds), will be considered by the State of Ohio. The address of the certifying officer is: John F. Evans, President Board of Miami County Commissioners Miami County Safety Building 201 West Main Street 7-23/2020 Troy, Ohio 45373-2363
July 23, 2020
August 21, 2020
August 4, 2020 5:45pm