NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE CARSON CITY CDBG APPLICATION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Carson City will conduct a public hearing on July 16, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Community Development Conference Room, 108 E. Proctor Street, Room A, Carson City, NV 89701 in order to discuss possible applications for funding under the next fiscal year’s (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021) 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 $450,000 will be available in total.
ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES UNDER THE ABOVE ALLOCATION CONSIST OF: 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 the City of Carson City, 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 the City of Carson City 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.
Notice to persons with disabilities: Members of the public who are disabled and require additional assistance or accommodations at the meeting are requested to notify Carson City, Department of Finance, Att: Mirjana Gavric, in writing at 201 North Carson Street, Suite 3, Carson City, NV, 89701, or by calling (775) 283-7069 at least 24 hours in advance.
If you are unable to attend the public hearing, written comments may be directed to Carson City, Department of Finance, Att: Mirjana Gavric, at 201 N. Carson Street, Suite 3, Carson City, NV 89701 or you may telephone Mirjana Gavric, Grants Administrator at 775-283-7069. In addition, information is available for review at the above address between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
The City of Carson City 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.
CDBG Public Meeting # 1: Date and Time: Tuesday, July 16, 2019
From 9:00 a.m. to noon
CDBG Public Meeting # 2: Date and Time: Thursday, September 12, 2019
From 9:00 a.m. to noon
CDBG Public Meeting # 3: Date and Time: Wednesday, March 25, 2020
From 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
All meetings to be held at the:
Community Development Conference Room A
108 E. Proctor Street
Carson City, NV 89701
This notice was posted in the following locations:
The Planning Division office, 108 E. Proctor St., 2nd Floor
The Department of Finance office, 201 N. Carson St. Suite #3
State Library & Archives
Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street, Carson City
Carson City’s Facebook page, http://www.carson.org/cdbg
Carson City’s website calendar and news, http://www.carson.org/cdbg
Carson City website on the grants page, http://www.carson.org/cdbg
E-mail list of vendors, at Mirjana Gavric 775-283-7069.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions at 775-283-7069 or at MGavric@carson.org