Final Public Notice
Yancey County has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding through the FEMA Public Assistance Program as an Applicant.
Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990, FEMA is required to consider alternatives to and to provide a public notice of any proposed actions in or affecting floodplains or wetlands. EO 12898 also requires FEMA to provide the opportunity for public participation in the planning process and to consider potential impacts to minority and low-income populations. This notice may also fulfill requirements under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).
Funding for the proposed project will be conditional upon compliance with all applicable federal, tribal, state, and local laws, regulations, floodplain standards, permit requirements and conditions.
Proposed Work and Purpose:
Yancey County to replace 1000 LF of sand and gravel walkway with an asphalt walkway at baseball fields. Change in walkway to improve accessibility and prevent future erosion of walkway. Yancey County will replace 20 ft by 42 inch CM culvert with 20 ft by 60 inch HDPE culvert.
Refer to the following document for complete details:
Final Public Notice - Yancey County Baseball Fields and Roy Cort Park Culvert