NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
December 14, 2010
Town of Woodbury
101 W. Water Street
Woodbury, TN 37190
These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the Town of Woodbury.
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
On or about December 31, 2010 the Town of Woodbury will submit a request to the Department of Economic and Community Development for the release of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake a project known as the FY 2010 Town of Woodbury CDBG Water System Rehabilitation Project, for the purpose of rehabilitating portions of the Woodbury Water System. The project funding is estimated to be $575,000 with $500,000 coming from CDBG funding. The project location is in the Woodbury Water System Service Area, Cannon County, Tennessee.
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
The Town of Woodbury 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 Office of the Mayor, Town of Woodbury, 101 W. Water St., Woodbury, TN and may be examined or copied weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to Mayor Harold Patrick, 101 W. Water St., Woodbury, TN 37190. All comments received by December 29, 2010 will be considered by the Town of Woodbury prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.
RELEASE OF FUNDS
The Town of Woodbury certifies to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development that Harold Patrick 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 Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development will accept objections to its release of funds and the Town of Woodbury 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 basis:
(a) The certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the Town of Woodbury;
(b) The Town of Woodbury 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 has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community 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 (24CFR Part 58) and shall be addressed to the State of Tennessee, Department of Economic and Community Development, Program Management, William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower, 10th Floor, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0405. Potential objectors should contact the Program Management Office to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
Harold Patrick, Mayor