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    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING EXTENSION OF ROGERS DRIVE TO INTERSECT w/ WILLOWS ROAD

    Notice is hereby given that the Commissioners of St. Mary's County will hold a Public Hearing on May 16 at 10 a.m. in the Chesapeake Building, located at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown, Maryland to receive comments and questions on community development and housing needs and to offer citizens the opportunity to review a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application. This grant will enable the construction of an extension of Rogers Drive to intersect with Willows Road in the vicinity of John G. Lancaster Park in Lexington Park, MD. The Commissioners of St. Mary's County proposes to submit a CDBG application on behalf of the St. Mary's County Community Development Corporation to the State to fund this community development project. Citizens are encouraged to attend and participate in the public hearing.

    Project Title: Rogers Drive Extended Project

    Public Agency: St. Mary's County Community Development Corporation

    Purpose of Project: To extend Rogers Drive approximately 350 ft. from the Colony Square neighborhood to Willows Road in the vicinity of John G. Lancaster Park in Lexington Park, MD.

    Total Project Cost: $453,773

    CDBG is a federal funded program administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development designed to assist units of local government with activities directed toward neighborhood and housing revitalization, economic development and improved community facilities and services.

    CDBG reflects the State's economic and community development priorities and provides public funds for activities that meet one of the following national objectives in accordance with the Housing Community Development Act of 1974, as amended:

    1. Give maximum feasible priority to activities that will benefit low and moderate income persons and households having an income equal to or less than the Section 8 lower income limits established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development

    2. Aid in the prevention of elimination of slums or blight; and

    3. Meet other community development needs of an urgent nature or that cause an immediate threat to community health and welfare.

    For interested participants, public transportation using the county's STS bus system is available. Efforts will be made to accommodate non-English speaking residents with a notice of 5 days to Robin Finnacom at 301-475-4200, ext. *1407 or for the Deaf/hard of hearing to the Maryland Relay Service at 1-800-735-2258 (VTTY). The hearing location is fully accessible.

    Written comments, questions and suggestions may be submitted on or before May 23, 2017 to Commissioners of St. Mary's County, Post office Box 653, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

    COMMISSIONERS OF ST. MARY'S COUNTY

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    Wonder if anyone has asked local law enforcement how they fell about giving that area a second way out....
    "I aim to misbehave."

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    Quote Originally Posted by glhs837 View Post
    Wonder if anyone has asked local law enforcement how they fell about giving that area a second way out....
    If that concerns you, go to the public hearing and put it on the record.
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