CDBG Public Hearings on November 19, 2019 FY 21 Annual Action Plan and FY 20-25 Consolidated Plan Input Requested POSTED ON: OCTOBER 29, 2019 - 11:41AM CITY OF ROCHESTER NOTICES OF PUBLIC HEARINGS Notice is hereby given that the Rochester City Council will conduct two PUBLIC HEARINGS on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers in the City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, New Hampshire, regarding the development of the City of Rochester’s FY 2020-2025 Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) Consolidated Plan and FY 2021 CDBG Annual Action Plan, which are funded through the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). Estimated funding available for FY 21 is $220,952 (with a 15% or $33,142.80 cap for non-construction public services), and total estimated funding for the FY 20-25 Consolidated Plan period is $1,104,760. Projects under preliminary consideration for the FY 2021 Annual Action Plan and FY 20-25 Consolidated Plan include but are not limited to: homeless shelter services, substance abuse treatment and recovery services, affordable housing projects, and recreational parks and school improvements projects. It is estimated that 95% of funding will serve low to moderate income residents. Comments and concerns can be submitted to Community Development Coordinator Julian Long via email at, via telephone at 603-335-7519, or via postal mail at 31 Wakefield Street, Office of Economic & Community Development, Rochester, NH 03867. Drafts of the Annual Action Plan, Consolidated Plan, and other official postings are posted to the City of Rochester’s Community Action Plans Annual Reports Community Resources Downtown Rochester Housing Workshop Fair Housing Policies and Procedures Upcoming Projects Contact Info Phone: 603-335-7522 Fax: 603-330-0027  Home Government Open For Business Visit Rochester News and Events Portal Development webpage, which is available online at Citizens are invited to attend the above noted PUBLIC HEARINGS, to be conducted in City Council Chambers in City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, New Hampshire on the date and at the time noted above, and to ask questions and/or to otherwise speak on the proposed action plan. Persons with disabilities requesting accommodations should contact the City Clerk’s Office (tel. 332- 2130), on or before November 15, 2019 in order to make arrangements. Kelly Walters, City Clerk Une interprétation orale de ce document est disponible gratuitement, sur demande. S'il vous plaît communiquer avec le coordonnateur développement communautaire Julian Long à

The Rochester Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV), formally the Section 8 Program is seeking available apartment listings.  If you are a landlord and have a vacant unit, please notify the HCV Manager at with your listing or fax the listing to 603-332-0039.  We will be happy to post the listing on the bulletin board located in the lobby of the Rochester Housing Authority located at 77 Olde Farm Lane, Rochester, NH.  

Also, if you are a landlord and you would like your contact information shared with HCV Participants looking for new apartments, please contact the HCV Manager at to add your name to the Landlord list.

Thank you.  If you should have questions relating to this program, please contact the HCV Manager at


The Rochester Housing Authority, (603) 332 4126, is soliciting sealed bids for Replacement of Smoke/CO2 Detectors at the following developments in Rochester, NH: Well Sweep Acres - including Gonic and East Rochester locations; Wyandotte Falls Mill Works, and Cold Spring Manor. Bids are due 9:00 A.M. Tuesday November 12, 2019 at the RHA office, 77 Well Sweep Acres, Old Farm Lane, Rochester, NH at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Contract documents are available at the RHA office for a non-refundable fee of $25. Questions are referred to Otis E. Perry (603) 749-2742.

Payment of not less than the minimum salaries and wages set forth in the Contract Documents and evidence that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, ethnicity, sex, marital status, age, or physical or mental handicaps will be required of the successful low bidder. Minority and Woman's Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals or subcontract (to a General Contractor who has submitted one) for this project.

A certified check or bank draft payable to the Rochester Housing Authority or a satisfactory bid bond in an amount equal to 5% of the bid must be submitted with each bid. If the bid price exceeds $35,000, the successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for a satisfactory performance bond and labor and materials bond, each in the amount of 100% of the value of the work. Bonds shall be signed by a guaranty or surety company authorized to do business in NH and listed in Treasury Circular 570. A non-revocable letter of credit for 100% of the value of the contract may be substituted for the performance and payment bond at the sole discretion of the RHA.

There is a pre-bid meeting at 11:30 AM on Tuesday October 29, 2019 at the RHA Office Olde Farm Lane. Contractors wishing to attend are requested to have their specifications before the meeting.

The Rochester Housing Authority reserves the right to retain all bid surety deposits until the execution of a contract and to waive any informalities in the bidding.

Stacey Price

Executive Director