September 17, 2020
The Public Hearing will be conducted virtually at https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/92555623638 and will accommodate
public comment to the extent practical. To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923
CDBG Advisory Committee
Thursday, September 17, 2020
RECEIVED: 09/10/2020 at 8:24 am. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC HEARING: The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has designated the Town of Amherst a Mini-Entitlement Community that is eligible to apply for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. CDBG funds support housing, community development projects, and social service activities benefiting low-and moderate-income citizens. In accordance with DHCD regulations, Amherst’s CDBG Advisory Committee will hold a Public Hearing to receive comments and suggestions from local residents regarding: Review ongoing activities from 2018 and 2019 grants-ADA self evaluation and transition plan; East Hadley Road multi-use path; Pre-development funding for Valley CDC, Amherst Survival Center-Food Pantry; Family Outreach of Amherst—Housing Stabilization; The Literacy Project—Adult Education; Center for New Americans—English classes; Big Brothers Big Sisters—Youth Mentoring.