This notice is to announce the beginning of a minimum 30-day public comment and review period of Dakota County Community Development Agency's (CDA) draft of the Twin Cities Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI). The Twin Cities Regional AI is a thorough examination of structural barriers to fair housing choice and access to opportunity for members of historically marginalized groups protected from discrimination by the federal Fair Housing Act.
The purpose of the public comment period is to gather community feedback regarding the Twin Cities Regional AI prior to its completion. Written comments will be accepted now through Aug. 28, 2020 or later.
An executive summary and full draft of the Twin Cities Regional AI is available on the Dakota County CDA website at www.dakotacda.org. On request, the Dakota County CDA will make every attempt to make the information available in alternative formats.
The Dakota County CDA Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the Twin Cities Regional AI on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 at or after 3:30 p.m. at its offices located at 1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan, Minnesota. Members of the public can participate in the public hearing in one of the following ways:
- All persons interested may appear and be heard at the time and place set forth above.
- The public may comment in writing or via voicemail. Any comments and materials submitted by 12:00 pm of the day of the meeting will be attached to the public record and available for review by the Board. Comments may be submitted to the Clerk of the Board via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by voicemail at 651-675-4434.
- If you wish to speak at the public hearing and are unable to attend in person, please notify the Clerk to the Board via email at email@example.com. Emails must be received by noon of the day of the meeting. Instructions on how to participate will be sent to anyone interested.
Written and/or oral comments during the public comment period may be submitted to the following:
Katherine Kugel, Housing Finance Program Coordinator
Dakota County CDA
1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan, MN 55123
MN Relay Service: 1-800-627-3529
Twin Cities Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Executive Summary