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December 19, 2014 


To keep you updated on activities and current events, the York County Planning Commission has created E-Alerts.  These E-Alerts are just another way to keep you connected with what is taking place in and around your community.  Please explore the articles below or visit the links to the left for other helpful information.

Growth Trends - Facts for the Holidays 

The holiday season is upon us and this special edition of  Growth Trends provides data and statistics on some of our favorite things about the holidays. Find out how many stores there are in York County to finish up your gift list, or where some of the fixings on your holiday table are grown. Click here to view this special edition Growth Trends bulletin. Season's Greetings!

YCPC Partnered with County Parks to Create User-Friendly Maps
The York County Planning Commission partnered with the York County Parks Department to do an overhaul on the William Kain County Park map. The new map shows the park boundary, elevation relief, trails with profiles and points of interest. It's the hope that these maps will be user friendly, showcase points of interest and allow people to get a sense of how steep or level a trail is before even setting foot on it. To read more please visit the full article.
Housing and Community Development
HOME Investment Partnership Program - Notice of Available Funding

The Affordable Housing Development Program is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The program provides funds for the construction and rehabilitation of rental housing as well as homeownership opportunities for low to moderate income households throughout the County.

The York County Planning Commission, representing the County, will be accepting applications for funding through January 12, 2015. Applications are available at the Planning Commission office, 28 E. Market Street, York, PA. You may also access an electronic application on our website at www.ycpc.org. To go directly to the application form, click here.

Any questions can be directed to Dory Brannon, dbrannon@ycpc.org.


York County Home Improvement Program

The County's Home Improvement Program (HIP) is looking for qualified applicants to participate. The program is a zero interest deferred loan program designed to help income eligible resident homeowners in York County by providing financial and technical assistance for home repairs including, but not limited to, roofing, windows, plumbing, heating, electrical, sidewalks, septic and water/sewer hookups.  Click here to view additional information on the program that can be found on our website www.ycpc.org. Please direct any questions you may have to Robin Doll at rdoll@ycpc.org.


2015, 2016, and 2017 Three Year Project Plan

On November 26, 2014, the York County Commissioners approved a 2015, 2016, and 2017 Three Year Project Plan for the CDBG and the ESG programs. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds are received by the County annually through the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The YCPC serves as administrator of the County's CDBG and ESG programs, and prepared the Plan on the County's behalf. The Plan projects an annual entitlement grant of $2,000,000 for CDBG and $150,000 for ESG. Based on these entitlement amounts, the Plan includes funding for municipal public works and planning activities, non-profit facilities and public services, home repair for low and moderate income homeowners, and, shelter, prevention, and rapid re-housing activities for homeless families and individuals as well as those at risk of homelessness. A copy of the Plan can be accessed by clicking on the "Reports & Documents" section of the YCPC website, scrolling to "T" and clicking on "Three Year Project Plan", or click here to view the Plan. Questions regarding the plan may be directed to Joiann Galiano at jgaliano@ycpc.org.

YCPC Planning Perspectives Newsletter

York County Stormwater Authority Feasibility Study

Stay tuned for the next Planning Perspectives newsletter, which will focus on a York County Stormwater Authority Feasibility Study, its purpose, and progess that is being made.

We will continue to send out periodic updates to keep you updated and connected with what is happening in and around York County.  Please continue to visit our website for the latest news.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Felicia S. Dell
York County Planning Commission

York County Planning Commission | (717) 771-9870 | wgobrecht@ycpc.org |
28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401-1580

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