Texas GLO posts Amendment 4 to $57.8 million Hurricane Harvey State Action Plan for public comment

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PRESS RELEASE — Mar 26, 2021

AUSTIN — Today the Texas General Land Office (GLO) announced the fourth amendment to the $57.8 million action plan for Hurricane Harvey has been posted for a federally required 14-day public comment period.
The amendment separates the Harris County administered buyout program into two buyout programs for voluntary and mandatory buyouts. The Harris County Voluntary Buyout Program budget is $15,400,000 and the Harris County Mandatory Buyout Program budget is $28,065,000. Additionally, the amendment reallocates $78,000 from state project delivery to create a planning activities budget.
Action Plan Amendment 4 is available for review at https://recovery.texas.gov/public-notices/index.html. All comments should be submitted to cdr@recovery.texas.gov by 5:00 p.m. on April 9, 2021, to be considered. Per federal requirements, the GLO must respond to public comments before the amendment can be sent to HUD for its 45-day final approval.

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