May 19, 2020 May 19, 2020
until 10:00 AM

SBC Board of Supervisors’ 2nd Public Hearing on Housing Projects

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of San Benito Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 481 - 4th Street, Hollister, CA to discuss the application for funding under the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and to solicit citizen input on the proposed activities to be included in the application.
San Benito County is applying for $3,500,000 for Public Services and Public Facilities under the Notice of Funding Availability for the following eligible activities:
Public Services- $500,000:
• $275,000: Community Homeless Solutions for the operations of the HOME Resource Center
• $187,500: Sun Street Center for operations of the residential treatment facility
• Approximately $37,500 will go towards administrative fees as allowed by the State (7.5%)
Public Facilities: $3,000,000 for construction of 8-10 Transitional Housing units for homeless families, a community center within the area of transitional housing and rehab of an on-site small park.
The purpose of the public hearing is to give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known on the proposed activities/application.
DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION NOTICE: If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact Andi Anderson at CSWD at 831-638-3316 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing. Persons with hearing disabilities can call the TDD/TTY phone at 831-637-3265. A Spanish translator will be available at the hearing for those who may need this service.
Members of the public are invited to provide comment at the public hearing, or, in writing, which is received by the Clerk of the Board on or before Tuesday, May 19, 2020, before 9:00 a.m. If you desire additional information concerning the above, please contact the San Benito County Clerk of the Board at 831-636-4000.
The County promotes fair housing and makes all of its programs available to low and moderate income families regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual preference, marital status or handicap.
NOTICIA PUBLICAMENTE DADO QUE la Mesa de Supervisores del Condado de San Benito conducirá una audiencia pública el día martes, 19 de mayo del año 2020 a las 9:00 de la mañana o tan pronto que pueda ser escuchada en la junta de la Mesa de Supervisores localizado en 481 Calle Cuatro en Hollister, CA para discutir la aplicación de Desarrollo de la Comunidad Horma de Fondos del año 2020. Y también para escuchar sugerencias de los ciudadanos.
Members of the public are encouraged to participate in Board meetings in the following ways:
1. Remote Viewing
Members of the public who wish to watch the meeting can view a live stream of the meeting online through Community Media Access Partnership (CMAP) YouTube, San Benito County Government
2. Written Comments & Email Public Comment
- Members of the public may submit comments via email by 5:00 PM. on the Monday prior to the Board meeting to the Clerk of the Board at Regardless of whether the matter is on the agenda. Every effort will be made to provide Board Members with your comments before the agenda item is heard.
3. Board of Supervisors meeting Zoom Instructions for remote Participants:
Three ways to attend zoom meetings: over the phone, on a web browser, or through the Zoom App. Each meeting will have a meeting ID, which is a unique number associated with an instant or scheduled meeting.
1. Over the phone (Audio only):
· 669-900-6833 or 408-638-0968.
2. Open the Web-browser:
3. Smart device Application:
· Apple App store:, Password 343209;
· Android App store:
Zoom Audio Only (phone)
If you are calling in as audio-only, please dial 669-900-6833 or 408-638-0968.
1. It will ask you to enter the Meeting ID #915-3563-9886, Password 343209, followed by the “#” key, which can be found at the top page of the agenda. The meeting agenda can be found at
2. It will then ask for a Participant ID, press the “#” key to continue.
3. Once you enter the zoom meeting, you will automatically be placed on mute.
4. Public Comment: If you are using a phone, please press the “*9” to raise your hand, zoom facilitator will unmute you when your turn arrives.
Zoom On Web-browser or Zoom app on Tablet or Smartphone
If joining through web-browser launch: or launch the Zoom app on your Tablet or Smartphone
1. Select “JOIN A MEETING”
2. The participant will be prompted to enter Meeting ID #915-3563-9886, Password 343209 and name to join the meeting. Which can be found at the top page of the agenda. The meeting agenda can be found at
3. Participants can launch audio through their computer or set it up through the phone.
Public Comment: select the “Participants Tab” and click “Raise hand” icon, the zoom facilitator will unmute you when your turn arrives.
Public Comment Guidelines
· If participating on zoom Once you are selected, you will hear that you have been unmuted: State your first name, last name, and county you reside in for the record.
· The San Benito County Board of Supervisors welcomes your comments.
· Each individual speaker will be limited to a presentation total of three (3) minutes.
· Please keep your comments, brief, to the point, and do not repeat prior testimony, so that as many people as possible can be heard. Your cooperation is appreciated.
· No Chat function.
If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 831- 636-4000, Ext. 11 or email

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