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Community Room or Upstairs of Town Hall
February 27, 6 pm - 8 pm
Wellness Weight Equipment for Sale
The Town of Chilhowie has 17 pieces of Fitness and Weight Equipment available for sale. The equipment was formerly located at the Lifetime Wellness Center in Marion and removed in 2015. The equipment is available for viewing by contacting The Town Hall at 646-3232. Sealed Bids clearly marked “Weight Equipment Bids” for all 17 pieces are due at the Chilhowie Town Hall, 325 East Lee Highway, Chilhowie, Virginia 24319 by 3:00 March 1, 2017. The Town has the right to refuse any and all bids. The successful bidder must remove the equipment within three weeks of award or the bid will be considered void. The Town will assist the selected bidder in removing the equipment from the building in which it is stored.
By Authority of the Mayor and Town Council,
John E. B. Clark, Jr.
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COMBINED NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
AND INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
February 15, 2017
Town of Chilhowie Virginia
P.O. Box 5012
325 East Lee Highway
Chilhowie, VA 24319
This Notice shall satisfy the above-cited two separate but related procedural notification requirements.
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
On or about March 8, 2017 the Town of Chilhowie will submit a request to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) for the release of Community Development Block Grant funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974(PL 93-383), as amended, to undertake a project known as Chilhowie Downtown Revitalization Project, for the purpose of Town-wide revitalization through the elimination of physical blight, removal of barriers to economic revitalization, promotion of private economic investment and restructuring of the Town’s economic base. This project will assist the Town in the overall revitalization efforts needed to attract residents, visitors, and entrepreneurs.
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
The Town of Chilhowie 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 Town of Chilhowie Town Hall, 325 East Lee Highway, Chilhowie, Virginia 24319 and may be examined or copied weekdays ( 9 ) A.M. to (5) P.M.
Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to the Mount Rogers Planning District Commission, attn: Angela Wolfe, 1021 Terrace Drive, Marion, VA 24354). All comments received by March 5, 2017 will be considered by the Town of Chilhowie prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Commenters should specify which part of this Notice they are addressing.
RELEASE OF FUNDS
The Town of Chilhowie certifies to DHCD that John Clark in his capacity as Town Manager 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. DHCD’S approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities, and allows The Town of Chilhowie to use Program funds.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
DHCD will consider objections to its release of funds and the Town of Chilhowie certification received by March 18, 2017 or a period of fifteen days from its receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer or other officer of the Town of Chilhowie approved by DHCD; (b) the (RE) has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the project have committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by DHCD; or (d) 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 DHCD at:
Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development
Attn: Program Administration and Assistance Office
Main Street Centre
600 E. Main St., Suite 300
Richmond, Virginia 23219‑2430
(804) 371-7061 [TTP 371-7089 / FAX 371-7093]
Potential objectors should contact DHCD to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
John Clark, Town Manager