PUBLIC NOTICE FOR SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT CARES ACT FUNDING (CDBG-CV) The North Dakota Department of Commerce, Division of Community Services, is announcing an amendment to their 2019 Substantial Amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan of the State’s Consolidated Plan which serves as the grant application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Community Development Block Grant, HOME, National Housing Trust Fund and the Emergency Solutions Grant programs. This amendment dated May 10, 2023 to the Community Development Block Grant Cares Act funding (CDBG-CV) clarifies CDBG-CV Funding Levels for eligible activities and eligible project activities and adds the state direct administration of $2 million for a statewide food distribution center. The amendment is a stand-alone document and serves to provide notice to the public of the distribution of dollar amounts, spending restrictions and expenditure timelines on the use of the CDBG-CV funds. The proposed Substantial Amendment to the Annual Action Plan will be available on the Division of Community Services website, beginning June 19, 2023, through June 23, 2023. Written comments must be received by 5 PM CDT June 23, 2023. Alternate formats of the Action Plan are available upon request at 701-328-5300 or via Relay North Dakota: TTY 1-800-366-6888, Voice 1-800-366-6889, or Spanish 1-800-435-8590. Should anyone need additional information, please contact Rikki Roehrich at 701-328-2687. Written comments should be sent to: North Dakota Department of Commerce Division of Community Services PO Box 2057 Bismarck, ND 58502-2057 or Email: (May 24, 2023) 224223