Mission West & Lake County Commissioners to Hold Public Meeting to Identify Community and Economic Development Needs.
NOTICE FOR PUBLIC HEARING
The Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on April 21, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860, in conjunction with Mission West Community Development Partners (MWCDP) for the purpose of obtaining public comments regarding the needs and priorities existing in Lake County for public facilities, infrastructure, affordable housing, economic development and community revitalization, and particularly as those needs affect low and moderate income persons. For those municipalities, sewer and/or water districts, and organizations considering applications for funding to the Montana Community Development Block Grant Program, this hearing may serve as the required “first public hearing” to assess and document project needs. The Lake County Commissioners may utilize the feedback received at this hearing to prioritize projects that may need their support and consideration. Information will also be used by MWCDP in their efforts to record needs as voiced by the public for input into a regional 5-year Economic Development Strategic Plan which includes Mineral and Sanders County. Access to various funding programs available for public facilities, infrastructure, affordable housing and economic development will be discussed, including, but not limited to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).
At the public hearing, everyone will be given the opportunity to express their opinions regarding Lake County’s needs and the type of projects that should be considered. Comments may be given orally at the hearing or submitted in writing before 5 p.m. on April 20, 2022, and will be read into the record at the public hearing.You can call 406-883-7204 or write to Lake County Commissioners, 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860. Anyone who would like more information or who wants to submit suggestions may also contact Steve Clairmont, Mission West Community Development Partners, 406-676-5901. Lake County makes reasonable accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in this public hearing. Wheelchair accessibility is available through the sheriff’s department on the west side of courthouse.