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May 20

2015-16 Action Plan and Public Comments Needed!

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 9:07 AM by Tanya Arnett

Community Development Block Grant Program

2015-16 Action Plan -- Request for Comments

 The City of Lewiston will submit its Program Year 2015-16 CDBG Action Plan to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on June 17, 2015, to program $195,985 in Community Development Block Grant funds. A public hearing will be held at the Lewiston City Council meeting on Monday, June 8, at 6:00p.m. at the LCSC Library Media Classroom, 500 8th Avenue, Lewiston. Public comment is invited. The 30-day comment period runs from May 18, 2015 through June 16, 2015. Please submit comments in writing to Tanya Brocke, PO Box 617, Lewiston ID 83501, or via e-mail to tbrocke@cityoflewiston.org.

New activities proposed for the 2015-16 program year are as follows: 

$120,000       Acquisition: Family Promise of Lewis Clark Valley, Inc. has requested CDBG assistance to purchase a duplex or fourplex for homeless families transitioning into permanent housing.

$  75,000        Public Facilities and Improvements: The Lewiston-Clarkston Partners Habitat for Humanity has requested CDBG assistance to complete infrastructure improvements on a .95 acre of land to be subdivided into five lots for 5 new low income houses.

$       985        2015 Admin: Reimbursement of expenses related to the administration of the CDBG program.

In the event one or more of these projects do not fund, or fund in a lesser amount, the City will continue with sidewalk construction in income qualified areas.

Copies of the draft action plan are available at Lewiston City Hall, 1134 F Street, Lewiston Community Development Department, 215 D Street, Lewiston City Library, 411 D Street, and on the City’s website www.cityoflewiston.org.

Feb 10

Lewiston Expands Route Time & Your Comments Needed for the Transportation Improvement Plan!

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Jacqui Gilbert

Lewiston Expands Route Times and your comments needed for the Transportation Improvement Plan FY2016 -202 Draft, 30 day Public Comment Period: 1/20/14 to 2/20/14 ...

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Jan 31

Information on the Affordable Care Act for Business

Posted on January 31, 2013 at 12:00 AM by Jacqui Gilbert

This seems to be one of the hot topics at the moment and at a "Pub Talk" event held last night (January 30, 2013) at the Wrangler in Lewiston.  Su Brown of Su Brown and Associates, spoke on the subject of "What's the latest on healthcare reform?" answering questions from those who attended.  The event was sponsored by Valley Vision and Kause Success Management and the links below was information circulated at the event that may be of interest.

Penalties for Employers Not Offering Affordable Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act Beginning in 2014 - The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Affordable Care Act: Key Small Business Provisions - U.S. Small Business Administration