Health Resources and Services Administration
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
Proposed Good Neighbor Healthcare Center
North of FM 529 Road and Freeman Road
Houston, Harris County, Texas
C8ACS23702 Project 93701-01
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Council on Environmental Quality regulations for implementing NEPA (44 CFR Parts 1500 through 1508) and the HHS General Administration Manual Part 30 Environmental Protection (February 25, 2000), HRSA has determined that the Proposed Construction of the new Good Neighbor Healthcare Center will have no significant adverse impact on the quality of the human environment. As a result of this FONSI, an Environmental Impact Statement will not be prepared. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides discretionary grant and cooperative agreement awards to support health centers expand their capacity to provide primary and preventive health care services to medically underserved populations nationwide. Good Neighbor Healthcare Center (GNHC) has applied for HRSA grant funding. The applicant proposes to use grant funds for the construction of a new 9,900 square foot clinic that will provide primary care in obstetrics (OB), prenatal, family medicine,
optometry dental and a variety of on-site services. The project site is located in Houston, Harris County, Texas, north of FM 529 Road and Freeman Road. The overall project area houses the development of both a healthcare clinic and the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD High School Campus. The applicant has submitted an Environmental Assessment (EA) that documents impacts of the proposed action.
This EA is incorporated by reference into this FONSI. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Assessment for this project, which is on file at the following address
for public examination upon request between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Good Neighbor Healthcare Center
190 Heights Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77007
Attn: Ann Thielke, Harry Holmes, and Iliana Perez
Phone: (713) 529-3597
No further environmental review of this project is proposed prior to final approval from HRSA.
Public Comments Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on these projects may submit written comments to the Good Neighbor Healthcare Center, Attn: Ann Thielke, CEO; Harry Holmes, Director of Public Policy Initiatives: and Iliana Perez, Director of Special Projects at the above referenced address.
HRSA will consider all comments received within 15 days of this “Notice” prior to final approval from HRSA.
CYP 11/04, 11/11/15