The City of Minot’s National Disaster Resilience Competition is now online and open for public comment. You can read the full news release below. If you want to view the application in PDF format, check it out here.
— News Release, City of Minot —
The City of Minot will hold a PUBLIC REVIEW and COMMENT PERIOD for the purpose of soliciting citizens’review and comment on the submission of a PHASE I Application for the National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD will allocate up to $1 billion toward this competition nationwide. It has invited communities that have experienced Presidentially-declared natural disasters to compete for these funds to help them rebuild and increase their resilience in the face of future disasters.
The City of Minot was identified as an eligible community, and has held three public meetings/hearings in Minot and one public meeting/hearing in Velva to secure input from the public to develop this application. Possible activities could include: economic revitalization, affordable housing, flood protection and river management, transportation infrastructure improvements and transportation connectivity, and support for vulnerable populations.
Public review of the Draft NDRC Phase I application is available now on the City of Minot web site at: http://www.minotnd.org/, at the City of Minot Administrative Office, 515 2nd Ave. SW, Minot, ND during normal business hours, and at the Minot Public Library during normal business hours.
The PUBLIC REVIEW PERIOD is today through March 20, 2015. The City of Minot must receive all comments on this document no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 20, 2015.
Public Comments can be sent via e-mail to pio @ minotnd.org, or by US Postal Service to:
City of Minot Public Information Officer
P.O Box 5006
Minot, ND 58702