Cleveland To Hold Public Meeting On Community Development Block Grant Consolidated Plan

Friday, January 24, 2014

The city of Cleveland will hold a public hearing on Thursday, to hear comments regarding the development of a Community Development Block Grant Consolidated Plan for 2014-2018. Comments will also be heard regarding an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choices study.

The grant funds are used to serve low to moderate  income residents and areas within the CDBG designated target area. The five-year Consolidated Plan will be submitted to the U.S.Department of Housing & Urban Development for approval in May.



The primary purpose of the public hearing is to receive comments from citizens, non-profit organizations and other interested parties regarding housing and community development needs within the target area.

The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Room at The Municipal Building at 190 Church Street N.E.  The meeting room complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If special accommodations are required for non-English speaking or hearing/visually impaired persons, notify Teresa Torbett at 423 479-1913 or ttorbett@clevelandtn.gov prior to the day of the meeting.

The public hearing begins a 30-day comment period that concludes March 1. Written or oral comments can be made to Teresa Torbett, Grants Manager, by telephone, email, or mailed to Teresa Torbett, City of Cleveland, 185 Second Street N.E., Cleveland, Tn., 37311.

During the past 10 years, Cleveland's CDBG allocations have been part of the funding for sidewalk, recreation and housing needs in selected neighborhoods.


Real Estate Transfers For April 20-26

NOTICE: The Hamilton County Register’s Office did not publish this data. All information in the Register’s Office is public information as set out in T.C.A. 10-7-503. For questions regarding this report, please call Chattanoogan.com at 423 266-2325. GI numbers, listed when street addresses are not available, refer to the location of transactions (book number and page number) ... (click for more)

Eagle Bluff Woods To Feature New Homes Inside Eagle Bluff Golf Community

 Eagle Bluff Woods featuring new homes inside Eagle Bluff will have a grand opening on Thursday at 10 a.m. It will be at 7216 River Run Dr. Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Signature Brokers, GT Issa Construction, and The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce will coordinate this event. The new residential community within the Eagle Bluff Golf Club community will ... (click for more)

Judge Walter Williams May Go Back On The Bench As Administrative Hearing Officer

One of the city's most colorful judges may go back on the bench. The City Council on Tuesday is set to vote on the nomination of former City Court Judge Walter Williams as administrative hearing officer - a new city position. The law license of the former judge was transferred to disability inactive status in August of 2015 after he suffered a stroke early in the year.  ... (click for more)

Body Believed To Be That Of McCallie Student Jackson Standefer Recovered In Colorado River

A body believed to be that of a McCallie School student who was swept away in a creek in the Grand Canyon was recovered on Friday. The Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center said it was notified by a commercial river trip that they located a body on the Colorado River at River Mile 152. Park rangers responded and recovered the body, which was transported to the rim ... (click for more)

White Coat Syndrome And The Medical System - And Response (2)

Today I wish to share what I am feeling as a patient in our medical system. I am too old to put on airs at this point, and this is too pervasive of a problem for me to contain.   As I enter my AARP years, I am faced with so many medical encounters that evoke all kinds of uncomfortable feelings. I dread physician’s appointments riddled with government regulatory hypocrisy, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Readers Are Right

It is hardly a secret that since I have become intensely interested in public education in Chattanooga, I have tried to read, research and understand how our efforts have fallen horribly short in the last 15 years. We agree we have a crisis on many fronts and I hope it is equally obvious I am desperate for solutions. Much like school board member Karista Jones, I worry that we are ... (click for more)