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FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS May 12th, 2021 City of Huntington 800 5th Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 304-696-5540 These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities proposed to be undertaken by Habitat for Humanity of the Tri-State, Inc. REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS On or about May 28th, 2021 the City of Huntington will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the release of HOME funds under Home Investment Partnership Program, Title II of the Cranston-Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended, to be undertake the following: 2016 and 2017 Entitlement Grant Funds – The use of HOME funds will be used to assist with the purchase of materials and services for the development of one (1) single-family residence at 1406-08 Lynn St, Huntington WV 25701 with an Estimated HOME cost of $ 56,500.00 FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT The City of Huntington has determined that the project(s) 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 Office of Development & Planning, 800 5th Avenue, Room L7, Huntington, WV and may be examined or copied weekdays (8:30) A.M to (4:00) P.M. PUBLIC COMMENTS Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR(s) to the Office of Development & Planning, 800 5th Avenue, Room L7, Huntington, WV. All comments received by May 27th, 2021 will be considered by the City of Huntington prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing. ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION The City of Huntington certifies to the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development that Steve Williams in his capacity as 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. The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Huntington to use Program funds. OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will accept objections to its release of fund and the City of Huntington’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 Huntington; (b) the City of Huntington 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 development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; 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, Sec. 58.76) and should be sent to Phillip E. McKeough phillip.e.mckeough@hud.gov or (412) 644-5846. Potential objectors should contact U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to verify the actual last day of the objection period. Steve Williams Mayor, Certifying Officer LH-110260 5-12;2021