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 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.

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