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Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area Community Meeting (see new date)

As a recipient of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office (HUD), the City of Bessemer is planning to use a CDBG tool to support community revitalization. The city is proposing to submit a Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA) application to HUD for a defined target area within the city. If approved, the NRSA would provide additional affordable housing and economic opportunities and new and innovative ways to increase capital investments through leveraging the city’s CDBG funds and attracting other federal, state, and private funding. NRSAs can significantly impact communities by providing opportunities to construct new housing, expand home repair programs, improve neighborhood infrastructure, create new and retain existing jobs and businesses in the area.
The boundaries of the target area are 12th Avenue to the west, 22nd Street N to the south, Dartmouth Avenue to the east, and 35th Street N to the north.   Please check the City’s website for more information. Bessemer Community Development
We want to hear from you to help us identify needs, set priorities, develop activities, and direct funding. To receive your input, the city is planning our first virtual NRSA public meeting on March 29, 2022, starting at 6:00 pm Central Time.
Please click on the link below to go into the meeting. If you do not have a computer or smart phone, you can dial into the teleconference number provided below.
Join Zoom Meeting: City of Bessemer NRSA Public Meeting
Dial:301-715-8592 Enter Meeting ID: 885 6646 6401#
We look forward to your input!