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Posted on: August 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Public Hearing for CDBG Programs

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The residents of Sanford/Lee County are hereby informed that the City of Sanford intends to apply to the North Carolina Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program for U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.

Infrastructure, housing rehabilitation, housing development, economic development, and neighborhood revitalization funds are available for projects that benefit low- and moderate- income (LMI) persons, prevent/eliminate slum and blight, or address an urgent need. 

Important: Sanford City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 17 at 6:00 p.m. to explain the CDBG program and allow the residents of Sanford/Lee County an opportunity to express their views concerning community development needs and priorities. A public information file exists at the Planning and Development Department, located at 115 Chatham Street, that may be viewed upon request.

The hearing will be held in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street. Persons having any questions concerning the CDBG program are urged to attend to make their views known or submit written comments. Residents will be able to submit written comments by contacting Community Development Manager Karen Kennedy at 919-718-4657 x 5391 or karen.kennedy@sanfordnc.net at least one hour prior to the meeting.

For additional information or to submit written comments, please contact Community Development Manager Karen Kennedy at 919-718-4657 x 5391 or karen.kennedy@sanfordnc.net. Comments should be postmarked no later than August 20, 2021 and a written response will be made within 10 business days. 

The City of Sanford does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, familial status, or political affiliation in the admission, access to, treatment, or employment in the CDBG program and activities. Efforts will be made to minimize displacement during project implementation, and displacement assistance as necessary will be available. Persons with disabilities, limited English proficiency, or who otherwise require special accommodations should contact one of the following at least 48 hours prior the scheduled meeting: City of Sanford at 919-718-4657 x 5391; TDD Relay Service at 711; TTY at 1-800-735-2962: or voice call 1-800-735-8262.

Esta informaciòn està disponible en español o en cualquier otro idioma bajo peticiòn. Por favor, pòngase en contacto con Ms. Karen Kennedy al 919-718-4657 x 5391 o en 115 Chatham Street Sanford, NC para esta solicitud.


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