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Posted on: September 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Public Hearing - September 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

The Haywood County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to receive citizen input regarding submittal of a Grant Application to the North Carolina Department of Commerce.  The public hearing will be held on Monday, September 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in the Historic Courtroom of the Haywood County historic Courthouse located at 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville, North Carolina 28786.  The public is invited to attend and comment.  Written comments addressed to the Haywood County Board of Commissioners, 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville, North Carolina 28786, will be accepted prior to the hearings.

Each year, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) provides funding to local governments for hundreds of critically needed community i8mprovement projects throughout the state to assist with co9mmunity development projects that serve low- and moderate-income persons.  These community improvement projects are administered by Rural Economic Development Division under six (6) grant categories.  Types of programs funded include Community Housing, Building Reuse, Public Infrastructure, Demolition, Disaster Recovery and Coronavirus Program.  The purpose of this public hearing is to receive citizens input as to the needs of low- and moderate-income residents and neighborhoods within the County.  Based on the needs identified, the County may be eligible to apply for CDBG funds to address those needs.

Should the County choose to apply for any CDBG funds during FY 2020-2021, a second public hearing will be held directly concerning that specific project and application. All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing. Auxiliary aids will be supplied to the disabled if requested five days prior to the public hearing. Persons needing special assistance or non-English speaking persons desiring to participate in this hearing should contact the David Francis, Haywood County Program Administration Economic Development at 828.452.6625 or Relay North Carolina by dialing 711 or 1.800.735.0533 (TDD) for the hearing impaired. Accommodations will be made for all who request assistance with participating in the public hearing.

Esta Informacion esta disponible en espanol on en cualquier otro idioma bajo peticion. Por favor, pongase encontacto con David Francis, Haywood County Program Administration Economic Development, 828.452.6625 or De alojamiento para esta solicitud.  

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