Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds for Tiered Projects and Programs
Yakima County conducted a Tier 1 environmental review (ER) in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) regulations at 24 CFR Part 50 and 58. The Tier 1 ER is a broad-level review that addresses certain environmental laws and authorities for a pre-determined area and for pre-determined activities. A Tier 2 ER will be done for each individual project before construction begins to complete the ER process. A link to the notice is provided below. Yakima County will submit the Request for Release of Funds (RROF) on or about September 3rd, 2021. Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the Environmental Review Record (ERR) to Yakima County. All comments received by 12 pm on September 3rd, 2021 will be considered by Yakima County prior to authorizing submission of a Request for Release of Funds and Environmental Certification to HUD. Additionally, HUD will accept objections to this RROF and Yakima County’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the submission of this RROF. Please see the link below for further details.