Legal Advertising – Public Notices 1-24-2024

THE URBAN ACADEMY OF GREATER PITTSBURGH is planning to develop the property located at 123 Meadow Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. The project consists of the alterations and improvements to an existing two-story building to create an administration office and community space. Additional information regarding this project can be found at www.urbanacademypgh.org/construction project.

 

 NOTICE

IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

Notice is hereby given to the following persons, their heirs, successors or assigns, and to all persons whatsoever, that the City of Pittsburgh, by John Miller, Assistant City Solicitor, 328 City County Building has petitioned the Court of Orders quieting title to the following tax acquired real estate, pursuant to Act No. 171, approved December 11, 1984.

GD 23-013009

CITY OF PITTSBURGH

Vs

Charles D. Johnson; their heirs, successors, assigns and respondents. 18thth Ward, Pittsburgh.

Concerning the Following Property: Cedarhurst Street FKA 236

Cedarhurst Street. Block & Lot 15-M-102. SUBJECT TO ALL ADDITIONAL EASEMENTS, ENCROACHMENTS, AGREEMENTS, ETC. OF RECORD.

WHEREUPON the Court granted a rule on the aforesaid persons, and all persons, whatsoever, to appear and show cause within thirty days from this notice why the title of the CITY OF PITTSBURGH to the aforesaid real estate should not be adjudicated and decreed valid and indefeasible as against all mortgages, ground-rents, rights, title, interest in or claims against the aforesaid real estate, and to further show cause why the sale of the said real estate should not be made free and clear of all the aforesaid claims whatsoever.

JOHN MILLER

ASSISTANT CITY SOLICITOR

CITY OF PITTSBURGH

 

 

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

JANUARY 24, 2024

City of Pittsburgh – Office of Management and Budget

414 Grant Street

Room 501

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

412-255-2667

This notice shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Pittsburgh.

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS (1) – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

INITIATIVE (EDI) COMMUNITY PROJECT FUNDING (CPF)

On or about Monday, February 12, 2024, the City of Pittsburgh will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to release Federal funds under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 as amended for the real estate project described below.

This Project, known as the Veterans Place Construction Project, is led by Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard. The Project, located at 945 Washington Boulevard, Pittsburgh, will consist of new construction of a multi-purpose facility that will house much needed recreational and activity space and eight (8) additional housing units for at-risk veterans. The three (3)-story building will have four (4) single room occupancy units on the first floor, a wellness center for veterans on the second floor, and the third floor will have an additional four (4) single room occupancy units. The entire building will be handicapped accessible, increasing the ability for veterans with accommodations to access services. The project will ultimately allow Veterans Place to address the needs of homeless and at-risk veterans more efficiently and effectively. The addition of eight (8) beds is supported through the local VISN 4 VA, Larimer Community Group, City of Pittsburgh, and additional stakeholders.

Funding sources include the following approximate amounts: $2,000,000 in Community Project Funding (CPF); a Department of Veterans Affairs Capital grant of $400,000; a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant of $2,000,000; a Bridge loan through First National Bank of $2,000,000; and a Gaming Economic Development Tourism Fund (GEDTF) grant of $100,000.

The total estimated cost of the development is $5,015,551.

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT (2) – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

INITIATIVE (EDI) COMMUNITY PROJECT FUNDING (CPF)

The City of Pittsburgh 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). The ERR will be made available to the public for review either electronically or by U.S. mail. Please submit your request by U.S. mail to City of Pittsburgh, Office of Management and Budget, 414 Grant St, City County Building Room 501, Pittsburgh, Pa 15219 or by email to OMBEnvironmental@pittsburghpa.gov.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to:

Kelly Russell

City of Pittsburgh,

414 Grant Street, Room 501

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

(412) 255-2667

OR

OMBEnvironmental@pittsburghpa.gov

All comments received by Thursday, February 8, 2024 will be considered by the City of Pittsburgh prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice (Request for Release of Funds 1 or Finding of No Significant Impact 2) they are addressing.

ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION

The City of Pittsburgh certifies to HUD that Ed Gainey in his capacity as Mayor, City of Pittsburgh, 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. HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsi­bilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the Urban Rede­velopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh to use development funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

HUD will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Pittsburgh certification for a period of fifteen (15) 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 City of Pittsburgh; (b) the City of Pittsburgh 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 HUD; 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 via email in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to the HUD Field Office of Community Planning and Development in Pittsburgh at PGHCPDObjections@hud.gov/ (412) 644-5846 regarding Community Project Funding Grant funds.

Potential objectors should contact the HUD Field Office of Community Planning and Development in Pittsburgh via email to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Ed Gainey

Mayor

City of Pittsburgh

 

 

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

January 24, 2024

City of Pittsburgh – Office of Management and Budget

414 Grant Street

Room 501

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

412-255-2667

This notice shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Pittsburgh.

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS (1) – HOME PROJECT

On or about February 12, 2024, the City of Pittsburgh (City) will authorize the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) to submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to release Federal funds under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 as amended, to undertake the Project known as Oakland Pride located at 3129-3133 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh (Project).

The HOME Investments Partnerships Program (HOME), Moving to Work (MTW) Gap Financing and Project Based Vouchers (PBV) Project involves new construction of a total of forty-eight (48) units of one (1) and two (2) bedroom affordable rental housing. The proposed result will be 58,763 square feet of residential housing. There will be thirty (30) affordable PBV housing units targeted to individuals age 62 and older earning 30%-60% of Area Media Income (AMI), with twenty-seven (27) 1-bedroom apartments

and three (3) 2-bedroom apartments. Included in those units will be five (5) Uniform Federal Accessibility Standard (UFAS) units (four (4) of which are a combination of UFAS and hearing/visual impaired units), and one (1) stand-alone hearing/visual impaired unit. Funding for the Project will consist of, a PSCN Sponsor Loan of $1,593,781; a PHFA National Housing Trust Loan of $1,177,916; a permanent mortgage of $2,270,000; Deferred Developer Fee of $683,528; a Cap Reserve Loan of $300,000; $13,855,812 in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) equity, $2,875,000 of PHFA Development Cost Relief Program Funds and an additional $1,050,000 anticipated in State Housing Tax Credit equity.

The URA’s Rental Gap Program loan of $1,600,000 will be sourced with $600,000 in FY2022 HOME funds and $1,000,000 in City of Pittsburgh’s Housing Opportunity Fund. The Housing Authority City of Pittsburgh (HACP) will provide PBV subsidies for thirty (30) units and HACP through its instrumentality Allies & Ross Management and Development Corporation (ARMDC), will provide a gap financing loan of $2,700,000 constituting Moving To Work (MTW) funds for the Project. The estimated total Project cost is $28,106,037.

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT (2) – HOME PROJECT

The City of Pittsburgh 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). The ERR will be made available to the public for review either electronically or by U.S. mail. Please submit your request by U.S. mail to City of Pittsburgh, Office of Management and Budget, 414 Grant St, City County Building Room 501, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 or by email to OMBEnvironmental@pittsburghpa.gov.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to:

Kelly Russell

City of Pittsburgh,

414 Grant Street, Room 501

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

(412) 255-2667

OR

OMBEnvironmental@pittsburghpa.gov

All comments received by Thursday, February 8, 2024, will be consid­ered by the City of Pittsburgh prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice (Request for Release of Funds 1 or Finding of No Significant Impact 2) they are addressing.

ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION

The City of Pittsburgh certifies to HUD that Ed Gainey in his capacity as Mayor, City of Pittsburgh, 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. HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh to use development funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

HUD will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Pittsburgh certification for a period of fifteen (15) 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 City of Pittsburgh; (b) the City of Pittsburgh 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 HUD; 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 via email in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to the HUD Field Office of Community Planning and Development in Pittsburgh at

PGHCPDObjections@hud.gov/ (412)-644-5846 regarding HUD HOME funds. Potential objectors should contact the HUD Field Office of Community Planning and Development in Pittsburgh via email or phone as given above to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Ed Gainey

Mayor

City of Pittsburgh

 

 

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) intends to make an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a Water Quality Management Permit for the discharge of industrial wastes in a manner which meet DEP requirements, from a facility located in South Park Township, Allegheny County. This is a new discharge of an intermittent nature, to McElheny Run for the treatment of impacted groundwater and surface water during construction phase remediation at the site located at 626 Cochran Mill Road in Pittsburgh.

This application is made under the provisions of the Clean Streams Law, the Act of June 22, 1937, P.L. 1987, as amended. Persons desiring additional information, or who wish to provide comment concerning this permit application should contact the Company as indicated above, or DEP at the follow address: Regional Water Quality Manager, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh,

January 24, 2024.

 

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