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Posted on: January 24, 2023

[ARCHIVED] CDBG Advisory Committee Public Hearing

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Notice of Public Hearing: CDBG Advisory Committee

Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 7 PM

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: 854 2570 0922.


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.  Amherst is eligible to receive a maximum of $1,650,000 in block grant funds for 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 Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 7 PM to receive comments and suggestions from local residents regarding:

  1. Town’s final recommended activities for funding as part of the 2022-23 application
  2. Target Areas
  3. Community Development Strategy


  1. Announcements
  2. Discuss and review comments from public hearing 
  3. Discuss Target Areas
  1. Public Comment
  2. Other items not anticipated within 48 hours

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