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Review of proposed activity in Floodplain

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Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed
Activity in a 100-year Floodplain
This is to give notice that the Town of Davis has determined that the following proposed action under HUD’s Community Development Block Grant program and federal award B16DC540001 is located in the 100-year floodplain, and the Town of Davis will be identifying and evaluating practicable alternatives to locating the action in the floodplain and the potential impacts on the floodplain from the proposed action, 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 and Protection of Wetlands. This project will make necessary improvements to the Town’s existing water treatment facility without increasing the size of the existing treatment plant structure. The proposed project is located at 142 Aqua Drive near the Town of Davis in Tucker County.
There are three primary purposes for this notice. First, people who may be affected by activities in floodplains and those who have an interest in the protection of the natural environment should be given an opportunity to express their concerns and provide information about these areas. Commenters are encouraged to offer alternative sites outside of the floodplain, alternative methods to serve the same project purpose, and methods to minimize and mitigate impacts. Second, an adequate public notice program can be an important public educational tool. The dissemination of information and request for public comment about floodplains can facilitate and enhance Federal efforts to reduce the risks and impacts associated with the occupancy and modification of these special areas. Third, as a matter of fairness, when the Federal government determines it will participate in actions taking place in floodplains, it must inform those who may be put at greater or continued risk.
A full description of the project may also be reviewed from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Mon.-Fri. at the Davis Town Hall, 505 William Ave; Davis, WV 26260; phone 304-259-5302.
Written comments must be received by the Town of Davis on or before January 30, 2020, at P.O. Box 207; Davis, WV 26260, Attention: Doug Martin, Mayor.