City hosting CDBG 2021 Public Hearings (see update)

  The city of Bessemer's Economic and Community Development Office is hosting  public meetings this month to gather resident comments on its proposed 2021 Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, allocation.
Each year the city receives grant funding from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development or HUD. Funds are used to provide and pay for activities meant to benefit persons with low-to-moderate income. The city will host meetings to gather public comment on proposed activities for the 2021 program year.

The meeting dates are:
Wednesday, February 17 at 10 a.m. at Bessemer City Hall.
Thursday, February 18 at 6 p.m. via virtual platform.
Wednesday, February 24, at 10 a.m.  via virtual platform (see note under update)

Bessemer City Hall is at 1700 Third Avenue North. Those interested in attending this in-person session are asked to contact Mr. Abraham Ward in the Community Development Office at 205-424-4060 to arrange a headcount. (Please note this meeting may be changed to a virtual platform due to COVID-19. If a change is made, a final update with virtual information will be provided by the close of business on Monday, February 15.)
The virtual meeting on Thursday, February 18 and Wednesday, Feb. 24, will be held via Zoom. You can view the dial-in information at the bottom of this page.

Residents in need of special assistance (hearing or visual) or translated materials are asked to contact Mr. Ward at least 48 hours prior to the meetings so that special assistance can be arranged.

Update: The Department will host a third public meeting on Wednesday, February 24, at 10 a.m. via virtual platform. Residents and community interest are welcome to join the call. Call-in information is being provided. Those who can't attend virtually, can attend the meeting in-person at City Hall. Contact Mr. Ward for a headcount by noon Tuesday, February 23, if you would like to attend in-person.

Bessemer Alabama is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: CDGB Zoom Registration
Time: Feb 24, 2021 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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