The City of Clarksville will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 24, at 6:00 p.m. in the Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville, in order to receive citizen input regarding the 2009/2010Action Plan, American Recovery Act funding, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the HOME Investment Partnership Program.
Citizen participation is essential to the City’s involvement in the Federal Department of Housing & Urban Development’s (HUD) Programs. The Action Plan serves as the planning document for addressing overall community development and housing needs that will utilize the City’s anticipated $ 800,000 entitlement of CDBG funding, $ 215,046 CDBG-R in addition to $ 425,00 of HOME Investment Partnership funds available to the City for 2009. Projects selected to receive this funding will be included in the Action Plan.
All citizens and organizations are invited to attend the public hearing to comment orally or in writing on the FY 2009 Action Plan. The City of Clarksville will make reasonable accommodations and services necessary for sensory-impaired and disabled citizens at the public meeting. Additionally, translation services may be offered upon request and availability. Persons requiring such accommodations/services should contact the Office of Housing and Community Development at (931) 648-6133 at least three working days in advance of the meeting.
Copies of the Action Plan will be available at the Office of Housing and Community Development, One Public Square, Suite 201, Clarksville, Tennessee between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, and at the reference desk at the Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library for a 30 day public comment and review period which begins March 25, 2009.
The Action Plan will also be posted on the City website at www.cityofclarksville.com on this date. Written comments may be mailed to Office of Housing and Community Development, One Public Square, Suite 201, Clarksville, TN 37040. Comments may also be submitted by calling (931) 648-6133. Comments are welcomed prior to the start of the review period, but all comments should be received no later than 12:00 Noon on Friday, April 24, 2009, to be considered.