Public Hearing for State CDBG Applications

Douglas County Holding Public Hearing for the Discussion of Possible State CDBG Applications
Posted on 06/29/2021
Douglas County Holding Public Hearing for the Discussion of Possible State CDBG ApplicationsMinden, NV- Douglas County will conduct a public hearing on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 PM at the Historic Courthouse, 1616 8th Street in order to discuss possible applications for funding under the next fiscal year’s July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and to solicit citizen input on possible activities to be included in the application. It is estimated that approximately $3,000,000 will be available in total.

ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES UNDER THE ABOVE ALLOCATION CONSIST OF: HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAMS, PUBLIC FACILITY AND PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS, PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAMS, PLANNING STUDIES, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS ASSISTANCE AND MICROENTERPRISE ACTIVITIES. ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES PAID FOR WITH THE STATE CDBG FUNDS MUST MEET ONE OR MORE OF THE THREE NATIONAL OBJECTIVES LISTED IN CDBG FEDERAL STATUTES AS FOLLOWS: BENEFIT TO LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS OR PERSONS; ELIMINATION OF SLUMS AND BLIGHT; OR MEETING URGENT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT NEED.

The purpose of this public hearing is to provide information about the CDBG program, past projects that have been funded in Douglas County, how to apply, eligibility requirements, how and where funds can be used, and to give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known regarding what types of eligible activities Douglas County should apply for under the State CDBG program. A second public hearing will be held to discuss proposed projects submitted to date. A final hearing will be held to discuss, approve and rank applications prior to submittal to the State.
If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact the Douglas County Manager’s Office at 775-782-9821.

If you are unable to attend the public hearing, written comments may be directed to Douglas County Community Development, at P.O. Box 218, Minden, NV 89423, or you may telephone Lucille Rao at 775-782-6218 or e-mail her at Lrao@douglasnv.us. In addition, information is available for review at 1594 Esmeralda Avenue, Room 202, Minden between the hours of 8am and 4pm Monday-Friday.

Douglas County promotes fair housing and makes all its programs available to low- and moderate-income families regardless of age, race, color, relation, sex, national origin, sexual preference, marital status or handicap.

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