NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
The City and County of Honolulu, Department of Community Services (DCS), will hold a public hearing on its Draft Fiscal Year 2022 Public Housing Agency Annual Plan on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at 51 Merchant Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Copies of the plan are available for review at the locations listed starting today and ending five days prior to the day of the public hearing during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, except state holidays, from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Draft Plan is available at: the Section 8 Offices located at 842 Bethel Street, 1st Floor, Honolulu; Kapolei Hale, 1000 Ulu`ohi`a Street, #118, Kapolei; the Community Assistance Division Office located at 51 Merchant Street, 2nd Floor, Honolulu; and the Department of Community Services Office, 925 Dillingham Blvd., Ste. 200, Honolulu. Copies of the plan are also available on the City’s internet website: www.honolulu.gov/dcs/housing.htm. Copies of the PHA Annual Plan will be mailed at no charge to any interested person who submits a written request to the address below.
Department of Community Services
51 Merchant Street, 2nd Floor
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Phone: (808) 768-7080
Fax: (808) 768-7095
All interested persons are invited to provide comments relating to the Draft Fiscal Year 2022 Public Housing Agency Annual Plan, either orally or in writing. All oral and written testimony presented at the public hearing will be considered. Written comments may be presented to the presiding officer at the public hearing, or mailed to the City and County of Honolulu, Department of Community Services, Community Assistance Division, Attention: PHA Plan, 51 Merchant Street, 2nd Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Written comments may also be faxed to (808) 768-7095. Comments not presented at the public hearing will be accepted through mail, fax, or email by 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 12, 2021.
Pursuant to Governor David Y. Ige’s Eighteenth Supplementary Emergency Proclamation Related to the COVID-19 Emergency dated February 12, 2021, and Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s Eleventh Proclamation of Emergency or Disaster (COVID-19 [Novel Coronavirus]) of February 12, 2021 and Emergency Order No. 2021-01 (COVID-19 [Novel Coronavirus]) of February 12, 2021, in order to allow public participation, the following procedures are in effect for oral testimony at the hearing: (1) face masks are required, (2) in-person testifiers will not be allowed into the room until it is their turn to testify and must leave the room immediately after providing testimony, and (3) members of the public gathered outside the meeting room shall comply with Safe Practices and Social Distancing Requirements. If planning to attend in person, please notify us at least five (5) business days prior to the event to allow arrangements to be made for adequate social distancing.
It is the policy of DCS to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For sign language interpreter; interpreter for language other than English, assistive listening devices, wheelchair accessibility or materials in accessible format, please contact Sarah Hoyohoy at (808) 768-7080 or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org at least five (5) business days prior to the event.
Sarah Allen, Director
Department of Community Services
City and County of Honolulu