The Village of Homer will hold a public hearing at the Town Hall in Homer at 31 North Main Street on Tuesday, June 13th, 2023, at 6:00 P.M.


The hearing is held for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Village’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2023 funding year. The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR) and will make funds available to eligible local governments for housing; economic development; including microenterprise assistance for businesses with five or fewer individuals including the owner(s); public facilities; public infrastructure; and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefiting low/moderate income persons. The Village of Homer is applying for $1,000,000 in CDBG funds to improve public water infrastructure in the Village. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals. Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time. The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of 24 CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.


Comments and questions can be sent via email to or submitted in writing to Village Clerk, Dan Egnor, at 31 N. Main Street, Homer, NY 13077 until Monday, June 12th, 2023. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact the Village of Homer at (607) 749-3322 at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements.


Pursuant to NYS Legislature’s approval of Bill S50001, amending the Open Meetings Law 1, the Village of Homer Board of Trustees meeting will be zoom and in-person attendance. Individuals may speak at the public hearing or in the absence of public comment, we encourage residents to request a zoom link by contacting Dan Egnor at the Village Office at 607-749-3322 or by emailing Individuals may also watch the public hearing on the Village of Homer’s YouTube channel. Please include in your email if you would like to participate directly in the remote conference portion. The above application is open to inspection at the Village Offices. We encourage you to email, call (607-749-3322), or mail, all your communication needs before said Village of Homer Board of Trustees meeting.


Dan Egnor

Village Clerk