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Public hearing for city’s annual action plan

A public hearing will be conducted Feb. 16 to address housing and other community development needs.

The event will run 6 to 7:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 30 Church St.  

The purpose of the hearing is to obtain the views and comments of individuals and organizations relative to housing and community development needs that may be addressed by Community Development Block Grant, Home

Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS funds. Individuals and organizations may comment and recommend specific activities for the 2011-12 fiscal year funding.

The city expects to publish a summary of its proposed Annual Action Plan for 2011-12 on or about April 23. A copy of the documents will be on public display for a 30-day review period. A second public hearing will be advertised and conducted to present the proposed plan to the public. The city will consider comments on the proposed plan prior to adoption.

The city intends to submit its Annual Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by June 30. The program year is July 1 through June 30, 2012.

Information relative to the 2011-12 Annual Action Plan is available during normal business hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday in the Department of Neighborhood and Business Development, 30 Church St., Room 224B.

Any person with a disability requiring special accommodations to attend the hearing should notify Lissette Soto at 428-8662.