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The City of Bryan Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will host a regular public meeting and two public hearings this Thursday, June 29, 2017, at 6 PM at the City of Bryan Municipal Office Building. During the first public hearing, staff will present information regarding grant processes, program priorities, and funding recommendations for the 2017 Annual Action Plan. The second public hearing will include a presentation on Fair Housing and Affirmative Marketing topics. Citizens are encouraged to attend the public hearings to share their input.
- WHAT: City of Bryan CDAC Regular Meeting & Public Hearings
- WHEN: Thursday, June 29th – 6 PM
- WHERE: City of Bryan Municipal Office Building, Basement Training Room – 300 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Texas 77803
CDAC and the City of Bryan Community Development Services Department administer the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME). The City will receive $808,200 in CDBG funds and $250,189 in HOME funds for the 2017-18 Program Year. Partnering with local organizations, these grants provide funding for eligible activities addressing local needs and priorities. Programs and projects are evaluated and funded in accordance with grant regulations and the City’s current 5-year Consolidated Plan.
The City of Bryan receives the CDBG and HOME grants annually to provide technical assistance and/or funding for eligible housing activities including minor repair, major rehabilitation/reconstruction, housing development, home buyer assistance, and volunteer demolitions. Funds are also used to provide access to public service agency programs for targeted populations such as low/moderate income, the elderly, homeless, abused children, and victims of domestic violence. Annual allocation of grant and program funding is approximately $1.2 million per year.
You may view the full agenda for the regular meeting and public hearings here. If you are unable to attend but wish to provide input on the 2017 Annual Action Plan and/or the Fair Housing and Affirmative Marketing topics, you may forward written comments to the address below until the end of the public comment period which is July 28, 2017:
City of Bryan
Community Development Services Department
P.O. Box 1000
Bryan, TX 77805
For more information about the City of Bryan CDAC regular meeting and public hearings, please contact Alsie Bond or Art Roach with the Community Development Services Department at 979.209.5175.