Notice is hereby given by that the City of Pittston will hold its second public hearing for the 2021 CDBG application on Friday, October 1, 2021, at 4:00 P.M. The hearing will be held virtually. To join the Zoom Meeting, please go to

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Meeting ID: 811 5740 9610

This meeting is accessible to persons with disabilities and/or persons with Limited English Proficiency. If you wish to attend and require special accommodations, please notify Joseph Chacke, Director of the Pittston Redevelopment Authority, at least 72 hours in advance at 570-654-4601 or or TDD users 7-1-1 PA Telecommunications Relay Center.

The CDBG program is a state-administered federal grant program for local communities to do infrastructure and housing improvements that primarily benefit low- and moderate-income persons. The City of Pittston proposes to use the FY 2021 grant of $ 317,772 as follows:

Administration- $49,772
Rehabilitation at Lincoln Heights Senior Apartment- $200,000
Housing Acquisition for Blight -$68,000

Anyone having an interest in historic resources may also make themselves known and review and comment on the proposed activities. Those individuals will receive future notices regarding program activities and their potential impact on historic resources.

All interested parties are invited to attend the public meeting and give oral testimony at the public meeting or present written comments concerning the needs of the community, proposed CDBG activities, the prior use of funds, as well as the CDBG program in general. Comments may be submitted by October 11, 2021, to Joseph Chacke, City Hall, 35 Broad Street, Pittston, PA 18640 or City Council may approve the CDBG application at the general business meeting on October 20, 2021.

By order of

Michael Lombardo, Mayor