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Development Services

Community Development Block Grant Program





September 15, 2018


City of El Centro

1249 Main Street

El Centro, CA  92243


This Notice shall satisfy the above-cited two separate but related procedural notification requirements.


                                   REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS


On or about October 1, 2018, the City of El Centro will submit a request to HUD Los Angeles Field Office for the release of CDBG funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake public works projects called the McGee Park Restroom and Snack Bar Project in the amount of Six Hundred Fifty Nine Thousand Three Hundred and Eighty Eight dollars ($659,388).  The public works project consists of the demolition of the existing bathroom and snack bar building and construction of a larger, ADA compliant, bathroom and snack bar building at the McGee Park playground located on the east side of the Community Center/Adult Center at 375 S. 1st St., El Centro, CA.




The City of El Centro has determined that the project 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 City of El Centro, Department of Community Services, Economic Development Division, 1249 Main Street, El Centro, CA  92243 and may be examined or copied on weekdays from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.  The Environmental Review Record can also be located online at https://www.onecpd.info/environmental-review/environmental-review-records. 




Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to the City of El Centro, Community Services Department, 1249 Main Street, El Centro, CA  92243.  All comments received by October 1, 2018 will be considered by the City of El Centro prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.  Comments should specify which part of this Notice they are addressing.



 Quality of Life Matters Newsletter
The Community Services Department publishes a newsletter that provides updates on the latest City projects as well as information that the public can use for their benefit. The previously named newsletter was "Economic Development Matters". In 2014 as, the City of El Centro consolidated the Economic Development Department with Parks and Recreation, and the El Centro Public Library, the department was renamed Community Services Department, and the newsletter was renamed "Quality of Life Matters." For more, information, please call 760-337-4543 or 760-337-4555.