At the September 14th One-Year After Hurricane Ida Community Meeting, a representative from the Governor's Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) presented on the Hurricane Ida Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Action Plan and Program Design. $41.2 Million has been appropriated to NYS Counties outside of New York City. 80% of these funds must be spent in Westchester County and is prioritized for Low-to-Moderate Income Applicants.
We encourage our residents, local non-profits, and community groups who were impacted by Hurricane Ida to read the plan and learn about how they can avail from the plan's benefits. The Public Comment Period will end on September 28. Please click the following links for more information:
- Download the One-Page Flyer that was distributed at the September 14th Meeting.
- View the September 14th Presentation by Zach Tierney, Director of Communications and External Affairs at the Governor's Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR).
- Watch News12 Westechester's coverage of the September 14th Community Meeting.
- Watch LMC Media's coverage of the September 14th One-Year After Hurricane Ida Community Meeting (in ENGLISH).
- Reunión Comunitaria un Año Después del Huracán Ida 9/14/22 (Traducción en Español).
GOSR has published the full action plan on https://stormrecovery.ny.gov/ for a 30-day public comment period from August 29, 2022 to September 28, 2022.
The State will receive comments via mail, email, or webform at:
Any updates or changes made to the Action Plan in response to public comments will be clearly identified in the Plan. Additionally, a summary of comments on the Plan or substantial amendment, and its corresponding response, will be uploaded in DRGR with the Action Plan.