Housing Authority to build in flood plain Archived

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EARLY NOTICE AND PUBLIC REVIEW OF A PROP
EARLY NOTICE AND PUBLIC REVIEW OF A PROPOSED ACTIVITY IN A 100-YEAR FLOODPLAIN This is to give notice that the Housing Authority of the City of New Haven (HANH) has conducted an evaluation as required by Executive Order 11988, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures for Making Determinations on Floodplain Management, to determine the potential affect that its activity in the floodplain will have on the human environment for construction of new residential units under its Project Based Voucher Program. The proposed project site is located at 648 & 660 Middletown Avenue in New Haven, New Haven County. A two-family residential unit will be constructed on the site, which is currently vacant. The 648 & 660 Middletown Avenue site is within the 100-year floodplain designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) panel 090084 0006 C (Inset B), Revised May 2, 1983. The approximately 2-acre project site is located entirely within the FEMA-mapped 100-year floodplain. The purposes of this notice are to: (1) Inform the public of this potential consequence and (2) Request comments concerning: (a) potential adverse impacts of the proposed project on the 100-year floodplain and (b) alternative sites or courses of action that might avoid or reduce these impacts. Written comments must be received by the Office of Mayor John DeStefano, Jr., City Hall, 165 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510 on or before August 9, 2010: Attention: John DeStefano, Jr., Mayor, during the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. City of New Haven City Hall, 165 Church Street New Haven, CT 06510 July 2, 2010


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