Notice of Public Hearing
Town of Amherst
The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has designated the Town of Amherst a Mini-Entitlement Community for the purpose of receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. Amherst is eligible to receive a maximum of $825,000 in block grant funds for 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 on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the Glass Room in the Bangs Community Center (70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002) to receive comments and suggestions from citizens and local residents regarding
• The proposals recommended for funding for social service and non-social service activities.
• The 2015 Community Development Strategy
• Currently funded activities of the 2013 CDBG Mini-entitlement grant
More information can be viewed and downloaded from the CDBG Advisory Committee’s webpage: http://www.amherstma.gov/1122/Community-Development-Committee
Any person or organization wishing to be heard will be afforded an opportunity. Reasonable accommodations will be attempted upon written request to the Select Board’s office or Mr. Malloy prior to the meeting. Questions and written comments may be submitted to Community Development Planner, Nathaniel Malloy (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Town of Amherst encourages the involvement of minority business enterprises and women's business enterprises.