People sit in a meeting hall with notebook resting on their legs to listen to a public hearing

Written By iccapnew

Published April 1, 2021

The County of Indiana will conduct a public hearing on June 17, 2021 at 10:00 AM in the Indiana County Commissioners Hearing Room located at the Indiana County Courthouse at 825 Philadelphia Street in Indiana, Pennsylvania. This meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities and/or for persons with Limited English Proficiency. If you wish to attend and require special accommodations, please notify the Indiana County Office of Planning and Development office 72 hours in advance at 724-465-3870 (Telephone) or 724-465-3805 (TDD) or by email at

The purpose of the public hearing is to provide interested agencies and citizens an opportunity to provide comments and/or project proposals for a 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) application. There are six eligible components for ESG funds rapid re-housing; street outreach; homelessness prevention; emergency shelter; HMIS and administrative costs. The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development will be accepting ESG applications from May 17, 2021 until June 25, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

Indiana County intends to submit an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for $151,300.00 to provide Rapid Re-housing Component Services for rental and financial assistance for the homeless. Funds will also be requested to complete the HMIS reporting requirements and administrative duties. The formal approval for the application submission will occur at the Indiana County Commissioners regularly scheduled public meeting on June 23, 2021 at 10:30 am.

All program proposals and comments for Indiana County’s consideration must be submitted by 10:00 AM on June 17, 2021 or at the scheduled public hearing. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, written proposals and comments can be submitted to LuAnn Zak at the Indiana County Office of Planning & Development, 801 Water Street, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701 or by email at for the ESG Program.