Grant Notices

Cleveland American Rescue Plan (ARPA) 

COMBINED NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

AND INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS 

Date of Notice Posting: February 17, 2022 

Project Name: Cleveland - 2021 - ARP - EWS

FAIN (Federal Award Identification Number)# TX0316

 Contact:

Mayor Richard Boyett

907 E Houston St

Cleveland, TX 77327

(281) 592-2667

Rboyett@clevelandtexas.com

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Cleveland.

 REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about March 8, 2022, the City of Cleveland, will submit a request to release grant funds for a project known as Cleveland - 2021 - ARP - EWS for the purpose of providing a new EWST to improve water pressure and fire protection.

 Project Location: All work will occur in the City of Cleveland, Liberty County, Texas in the following locations:

 Water Improvements

  • Elevated Storage Tank on property on the northeast corner of Hwy 2025 and Park Road (30.36668, -95.09269)

 Description of the Proposed Project: 

 Water Improvements 

New 500,000 gallon elevated storage tank with sitework, site piping electrical service, and approximately 850 LF of fencing. There is approximately 350 LF of 12” water line, one fire hydrant, 2 18” RCP culverts, and 330 SY of asphalt for a driveway.

 Professional Services including Grant Administrator and Project Engineer activities.

 Project size: Approximately 1.37 acres.

 Funding:
Project will cost $2,041,417.26 and will be paid for with $2,041,417.26 in ARP grant funds. 

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

 The City of Cleveland 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 Cleveland, 907 E Houston St., Cleveland, TX, and may be examined or copied weekdays 9 A.M to  4 P.M. 

 PUBLIC COMMENTS

 Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the City of Cleveland, 907 E Houston St., Cleveland, TX 77327, Attn: Richard Boyett, Mayor, RBoyett@clevelandtexas.com . All comments received by March 7, 2022,  or within eighteen (18) days following this posting (whichever is later) will be considered by the City of Cleveland prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.  Commenters should specify which part of this Notice they are addressing.  

ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION 

The City of Cleveland certifies that Richard Boyett in their capacity as City 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.  This certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Cleveland to use grant funds.

 

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

The City of Cleveland will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Cleveland’s 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 bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Cleveland; (b) the City of Cleveland has omitted a step or failed to make a decision; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized before approval of a release of funds; or (d) another Federal agency has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted via email and shall be addressed to the City of Cleveland, 907 E Houston St., Cleveland, TX 77327, ATTN: Mayor Richard Boyett , RBoyett@clevelandtexas.com. Potential objectors should contact the City of Cleveland via email RBoyett@clevelandtexas.com to verify the actual last day of the state objection period.

 Mayor Richard Boyett 


Fair Housing Poster (English)

Politica-de-vivienda-justa

Fair Housing Policy

LA-IGUALDAD-DE-VIVIENDA-ES-TU-DERECHO-

Non-Discrimination

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Seat Belt Safety

Reducing Texting and Driving


Grant Notices for Downtown Revitalization Project

Notices – Civil Rights
 Policy of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability

 The City of Cleveland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or employment in, its federally assisted programs or activities. The City Manager has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR Part 8). 

Citizen Participation & Grievance Procedures Notice (required)

 The City of Cleveland has adopted complaint and grievance procedures regarding its Texas Community Development Block Grant Programs (TxCDBG). Citizens may obtain a copy of these written procedures at City Hall,  907 E. Houston Ave., Cleveland, Texas between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Citizens may also request the procedures be mailed to them by calling the City Manager at (281) 592-2667. These procedures outline the steps for a citizen to follow if s/he wishes to file a complaint or grievance about TxCDBG activities. 

 A person who has a complaint or grievance about any services or activities with respect to the TxCDBG project, may during regular business hours submit such complaint or grievance, in writing to the City Manager at 907 Houston Ave., Cleveland, Texas  77327 or by calling (281) 592-2667.  The City will make every effort to respond fully to such complaints within fifteen (15) working days where practicable. 

 Fair Housing Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement:

Fair Housing, It's the Law

 To promote fair housing practices, the City of Cleveland encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law.

 Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin in the sale or rental of units in the housing market.

 For more information on fair housing or to report possible fair housing discrimination, call the Texas Workforce Commission at (888) 452-4778 or (512) 463-2642 TTY: 512-371-7473.

Avisos - Derechos civiles

 Política de no discriminación por motivos de discapacidad

 La Ciudad de Cleveland no discrimina por motivos de discapacidad en la admisión, acceso o empleo en sus programas o actividades con asistencia federal. El Administrador de la Ciudad ha sido designado para coordinar el cumplimiento de los requisitos de no discriminación contenidos en las regulaciones del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD) que implementan la Sección 504 (24 CFR Parte 8).

 Aviso de participación ciudadana y procedimientos de quejas

 La Ciudad de Cleveland ha adoptado procedimientos de quejas y quejas con respecto a sus Programas de Subvenciones en Bloque para el Desarrollo Comunitario de Texas (TxCDBG). Los ciudadanos pueden obtener una copia de estos procedimientos escritos en el Ayuntamiento, 907 E. Houston Ave., Cleveland, Texas entre las 8:00 a.m. y las 5:00 p.m. De lunes a viernes. Los ciudadanos también pueden solicitar que se les envíen los procedimientos por correo llamando al Administrador de la Ciudad al (281) 592-2667. Estos procedimientos describen los pasos que debe seguir un ciudadano si desea presentar una queja o reclamo sobre las actividades de TxCDBG.

 Una persona que tenga una queja o queja sobre cualquier servicio o actividad con respecto al proyecto TxCDBG, puede durante el horario laboral regular presentar dicha queja o queja, por escrito al Administrador de la Ciudad en 907 Houston Ave., Cleveland, Texas 77327 o llamando al (281) 592-2667. La Ciudad hará todo lo posible para responder plenamente a tales quejas dentro de los quince (15) días hábiles cuando sea posible.

 Anuncio de servicio público de vivienda justa

Anuncio de servicio publico:

Vivienda justa, es la ley

 Para promover prácticas de vivienda justa, la Ciudad de Cleveland alienta a los posibles propietarios e inquilinos a conocer sus derechos bajo la Ley Nacional de Vivienda Justa.

 El Título VIII de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1968, según enmendada, prohíbe la discriminación contra cualquier persona por motivos de raza, color, religión, sexo, discapacidad, estado familiar u origen nacional en la venta o alquiler de unidades en el mercado de la vivienda.

 Para obtener más información sobre la vivienda justa o para informar una posible discriminación en la vivienda justa, llame a la Comisión de la Fuerza Laboral de Texas al (888) 452-4778 o al (512) 463-2642 TTY: 512-371-7473.


The links below are for Housing Urban Development (HUD) and Texas Workforce Commission for Fair Housing complaints.

Public Hearing Notice CDBG-MIT Sept 15 2020

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/online-complaint

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/complaint-process

https://twc.texas.gov/partners/how-submit-housing-discrimination-complaint