June 16, 2021
The Public Hearing will be conducted virtually at https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/88970085928 and will accommodate public comment to the extent practical. To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923 and enter Webinar ID
CDBG Advisory Committee Public Hearing & Public Meeting
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
RECEIVED: 6/4/21 at 2:20 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC HEARING: The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has designated the Town of Amherst a Mini-Entitlement Community that is eligible to apply for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. CDBG funds support housing, community development projects, and social service activities benefiting low-and moderate-income citizens. In accordance with DHCD regulations, Amherst’s CDBG Advisory Committee will hold a Public Hearing receive comments and suggestions from local residents regarding: Community priorities for the 2021 application process-Social services; Non-social services such as housing and public infrastructure; Target areas neighborhoods where non-social services can take place.
PUBLIC MEETING: Announcements. Discuss and review comments from public hearing. Discuss review criteria. Discuss Target Areas. Finalize Request for Proposals. Public Comment. Other items not anticipated within 48 hours.