Texas GLO Posts 2021 Winter Storms Action Plan for Public Comment

Virtual public hearing to be held Nov. 16 at 6 p.m., public comments can be submitted via email, fax, and mail, or virtually during the hearing

Contact: Brittany Eck
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PRESS RELEASE — Nov 06, 2023

AUSTIN — Today the Texas General Land Office (GLO) posted the State of Texas 2021 Winter
Storms Action Plan for $43,632,000 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery
(CDBG-DR) funds for public comment. These funds were allocated to Texas by the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for disaster recovery for areas affected
by the 2021 Winter Storms (DR-4586) from Feb. 11-21, 2021. Additionally, the GLO will field
public comments at a virtual public hearing on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6:00 p.m. Central Time
(CT). The deadline to submit public comments is Dec. 6, 2023, by 5 p.m. Central Time.

The GLO’s action plan proposes distributing the funds through the following programs:

The action plan is available for review at recovery.texas.gov/public-notices. Per federal
requirements, the GLO will consider and respond to all public comments before the final action
plan is sent to HUD. Public comments may be emailed to the GLO at cdr@recovery.texas.gov,
mailed to P.O. Box 12873, Austin, TX 78711-2873, or faxed to 512-475-5150

Virtual Public Hearing via Zoom:
     Date: Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. (CT)
     Join Zoom Meeting: https://txglo.zoom.us/j/86722234406?pwd=VEk4T29aeWFnd3ZVeG0ySUJ2amtUdz09
     Meeting ID: 867 2223 4406

For those who wish to call-in rather than utilize the Zoom link, please use the following
     Dial-In Number: +1 346 248 7799, +1 719 359 4580, +1 253 205 0468 US
     Meeting ID: 867 2223 4406

You may also click here to find your local number: https://txglo.zoom.us/u/kbtrIvV4Fn

To provide public comment during the event, participants must register at
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/21WS_Public_Hearing. Comments during the hearing will be
limited to three (3) minutes, though additional comments can be submitted in writing as well.
Translation services are available upon request for this hearing, provided that requests are
made at least 48 hours in advance.

Reasonable Accommodations:
The GLO will provide reasonable accommodations for persons attending the virtual public
hearing. The public hearing will be conducted in English and requests for language interpreters
or other special communication needs must be made at least 48 hours prior to the virtual
public hearing. Please call 512-463-5139 or toll free at 844-893-8937 or email
cdr@recovery.texas.gov to request specific reasonable accommodations.

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