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NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

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NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

Publication Date: September 18, 2022

 

Madison County Commissioners

1 North Main Street

London, Ohio

740-852-2972

 

To All Interested Agencies, Groups, and Individuals:

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the Madison County, Ohio.

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about, but not before October 4, 2022, Madison County will submit a request to the State of Ohio for the release of Federal funds under Section 104 (g) of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended; Section 288 of Title II of the Cranston Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act (NAHA), as amended; and/or Title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, as amended; to be used for the following project(s):e

Project Name: Unincorporated Community of Summerford New Sanitary Sewer Collection System

Source of Federal Funds: Community Development Block Grant, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 594.

Project Description: Construction of a sanitary sewer collection system and force main.

Multi-Year Project

Location: Community of Summerford, Somerford Township, Madison County, Ohio

Estimated Cost of Project: $4,175,300

 

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

Madison County 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) which is available for review on the Madison County website at https://www.co.madison.oh.us.  The ERR may also be provided upon request electronically via email.  Please submit your request by U.S. mail to the Madison County Commissioners, 1 North Main Street, London, OH, 43140 or by email to commissioners@madison.oh.gov.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Madison County Commissioners by U.S. mail or email at the addresses aboveAll comments received before October 4, 2022, will be considered by Madison County prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.

ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION

Madison County certifies to the State of Ohio that Chris Wallace in his capacity as Chairman of the Madison County Commissioners, 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 State of Ohio’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows Madison County to use Program funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

The State of Ohio will accept objections to its release of funds and Madison County’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 Madison County Commissioners; (b) Madison County 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 the State of Ohio; 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 shall be addressed to Ohio Department of Development, Office of Community Development at OCD@development.ohio.gov.  Potential objectors should contact the State of Ohio to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Chris Wallace, Certifying Officer

Chairman, Madison County Commissioners​

Expires

11/30/2022

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