CITY OF GALESBURG

Public Hearing Notice - Community Development Block Grant

February 1, 2019 08:50 AM
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The City of Galesburg will hold a public hearing on February 14, 2019 at 10:00am, in Galesburg City Hall to provide interested parties an opportunity to express their views on the proposed federal funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project.  Persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons who wish to attend the public hearing and need assistance should contact City Clerk, Kelli Bennewitz at 309-345-3610 no later than February 11th, 2019.  Every effort will be made to make reasonable accommodations for these persons.
 
On or about February 22nd, 2019, the City of Galesburg intends to apply to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for a grant from the State CDBG program.  This program is funded by Title 1 of the federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.  These funds are to be used for a community development project that will include the following activities:  lead hazard reduction activities in income-eligible owner-occupied homes.  The total amount of CDBG funds to be requested is $400,000.00.  The amount of CDBG funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit low-to-moderate income persons is $400,000.00.  
 
Information related to this project will be available for review prior to the public hearing as of February 6, 2019 at the Western Illinois Regional Council, 223 S. Randolph St, Macomb, IL between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm.  Interested citizens are invited to provide comments regarding these issues either at the public hearing or by prior written statement.  Written comments should be submitted to Western Illinois Regional Council, 223 S. Randolph St, Macomb, IL 61455 no later than February 4, 2019 in order to ensure placement of such comments in the official record of the public hearing proceedings.  A plan to minimize displacement and provide assistance to those displaced has been prepared by the City of Galesburg and is also available to the public.  This project will result in no displacement of any persons or businesses.  For additional information concerning the proposed project, please contact Jeff Cozadd at 309-837-3941 or write to Jeff Cozadd at Western Illinois Regional Council, 223 S. Randolph, Macomb, IL 61455.
 
 
 

 

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City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181