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NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
December 10, 2014
City of Harrogate
PO Box 979
138 Harrogate Crossing
Harrogate, TN 37752-0979
These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirement for activities to be undertaken by the City of Harrogate.
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
On or about, December 29, 2014, the City of Harrogate will submit a request to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development for the release of funds under Title I of the Housing and Community development Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake a project known as 2014 City of Harrogate Phase VI Sewer Line Extension Project CDBG, for the purpose of installing approximately 4,775 linear feet of 8-inch gravity sewer; 21 manholes w/frames and lids and other appurtenances required to complete the project. The total project cost is $497,920.00 with funding of $473,024.00 from CDBG and the remaining $24,896.00 coming from the City of Harrogate. The main project area includes residents on Coleman Street, Kingsley Drive, and Plymouth Lane within the city limits of Harrogate.
FINDING NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
The City of Harrogate has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the City of Harrogate, 138 Harrogate Crossing, Harrogate, TN 37752 and may be examined or copied weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to Mr. Bill Fultz, City of Harrogate Mayor, City Hall, 138 Harrogate Crossing, Harrogate, TN 37752. All comments received by December 29, 2014 will be considered by City of Harrogate prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.
RELEASE OF FUNDS
City of Harrogate certifies to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development that Mr. Bill Fultz, in his capacity as City of Harrogate Mayor consents to accept the jurisdiction of the 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 Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows City of Harrogate to use program funds.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Harrogate certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following basis:
The certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Harrogate;
City of Harrogate has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58;
The grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development; or
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.
Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and shall be addressed to the State of Tennessee, Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of Policy and Federal Programs, William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower, 10th Floor, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1102. Potential objectors should contact the Office of Policy and Federal Programs to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
Mr. Bill Fultz
City of Harrogate Mayor
The Harrogate Volunteer Fire Department is located at 132 Harrogate Crossing (near H. Y. Livesay School). IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF THE CITY OF HARROGATE, PLEASE SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL VFD BY MAKING YOUR DONATIONS AT THE CITY HALL, 138 Harrogate Crossing (next door to fire hall). You may also make donations by mailing to P. O. Box 979, Harrogate, TN 37752. The non-emergency number for the HVFD is 869-9211. If you have an emergency call 911.
The Fire Department, working with the State of Tennessee, is installing smoke alarms for residents of the response area. If you need smoke alarms installed, existing alarms checked and/or batteries replaced please contact one of the volunteers, call the department, or call City Hall and leave your contact information.
OFFICE HOURS AND MEETING TIMES OF COUNCIL, PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND OTHER BOARDS
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Phone: (423) 869-0211
The Planning and Zoning Commission meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Harrogate City Hall. The next meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission will be January 12, 2015..
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen meet the 4th Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at Harrogate City Hall. A worksession is conducted at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday prior to the regular monthly meeting. THERE WILL BE NO MEETING OF THE BOARD IN DECEMBER. THE NEXT REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING WILL BE ON JANUARY 26TH, 2015, 6 P.M. THE NEXT WORK SESSION WILL BE ON JANUARY 20TH, 2015, 6 P.M.
THE HARROGATE BOOKSTATION COMMITTEE MEETS THE SECOND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 5:00 P.M. AT THE BOOKSTATION ON BRISTOL ROAD.
THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETS AT CITY HALL ON THE SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH, 6 P.M.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND ALL MEETINGS.
THE NATIONAL ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION HAS NAMED THE CITY OF HARROGATE A TREE CITY USA FOR THE THIRTEENTH YEAR!
Check the page About Harrogate for a list of the Officials and Staff of the City.