Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds 9/14/2022

City of Strawn
118 E. Housley Street
Strawn, Texas 76475-5114
(254) 672-5311
These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be
undertaken by the City of Strawn.
On or about 10/5/2022, the City of Strawn will submit a request to the Texas Department of
Agriculture for the release of Community Development Block Grant Program funds under
Section 104 of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to
undertake a project known as Strawn CDV21-0174-water-EA for the purpose of replacing aged
and deteriorated water lines and make improvements to the WTP to prevent service disruptions
and low pressure for an estimated cost of $350,000.00 in HUD funds and $17,500.00 in nonHUD funds.
Description of Aggregated Project (must include work to be funded by TxCDBG):
Water Improvements
Rehabilitate one (1) SCADA system and install approximately one thousand fifty-five linear feet
(1,055 l.f.) of eight-inch (8 in.) water main, hydrants, valves, related service reconnections and
all associated appurtenances.
Professional Services including Grant Administrator and Project Engineer activities.
All work will occur in the City of Strawn, Palo Pinto County, Texas in the following locations:
Water Treatment Plant (SCADA)
● On the southside of S. Front Street approximately 0.530 miles east of the intersection of
Hwy 2372 and Front Street (32.55116, -98.5102)
● Houston Avenue from Housley Street to N. Front Street
● N. Front Street from Houston Avenue to Hinkson Ave
The City of Strawn has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human
environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental
Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the
Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file 118 East Housley St Strawn, TX 76475 and may
be examined or copied weekdays at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) M-F.
An Environmental Review Record (ERR) that documents the environmental determinations for
this project is on file at 118 East Housley St Strawn, TX 76475 and may be examined or copied
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) M-F.
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the City of Strawn
at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All comments received by 10/4/2022 will be considered by the City of
Strawn prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.Comments should
specify which Notice they are addressing.
The City of Strawn certifies to the State of Texas that Omer Mallory in their capacity as Mayor
consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce
responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities
have been satisfied. The State’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under
NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Strawn to use Program funds.
The State will accept objections to its release of fund and the City of Strawn’s certification for a
period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the
request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification
was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Strawn (b) the City of Strawn has
omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR
part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed
funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval
of a release of funds by the State; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part
1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of
environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the
required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to Texas Department
of Agriculture at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or PO Box 12847, Austin, Texas
78711. Potential objectors should contact the State to verify the actual last day of the objection
Omer Mallory, Mayor


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City of Strawn
P.O. Box 581
118 East Housley St.
Strawn, Texas 76475
phone: 254-672-5311