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Posted on: October 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] CDBG Advisory Committee: Public Hearing

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PUBLIC HEARING: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7 PM 

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 on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7 PM to receive comments and suggestions from local residents regarding:

  1. Community priorities for the 2021 application process
    1. Social services
    2. Non-social services such as housing and public infrastructure
    3. Target areas neighborhoods where non-social services can take place   

2. Proposal review criteria and application review process

The Public Hearing will be conducted virtually at and will accommodate public comment to the extent practical. 

To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923 and enter Webinar ID when prompted: 878 9582 6171. 

A hyperlink to the hearing will be posted on the Town’s online calendar.

More information, including an online comment form, can be viewed on the committee’s webpage: 

Any person or organization wishing to be heard will be afforded an opportunity.  Reasonable accommodations will be attempted upon written request to the Town Council's office or Mr. Malloy prior to the meeting. 

Questions and written comments may be submitted to Senior Planner, Nathaniel Malloy

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