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The City of Bryan Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will host a regular meeting, which includes two public hearings, on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 6 PM in the Basement Training Room of the City of Bryan Municipal Office Building. During the first hearing, staff will present information regarding grant processes, program priorities, and funding recommendations for the 2018 Annual Action Plan. The second hearing will include a presentation on Fair Housing and Affirmative Marketing topics. Citizen comments will be accepted during both public hearings.
WHAT: City of Bryan Community Development Advisory Committee Regular Meeting and Public Hearings
WHEN: Thursday – June 28th at 6 PM
WHERE: City of Bryan Municipal Office Building, Basement Training Room, 300 S. Texas Avenue
CDAC and the City’s Community Development Office administer the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME). The City will receive $823,293 in CDBG funds and $343,707 in HOME funds for the 2018-19 Program Year. Partnering with local providers, these grants provide funds 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 receives these 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, elderly, homeless, abused children, and victims of domestic violence. Annual allocation of grant and program income funding is approximately $1.2 million per year.
You are invited to provide comments regarding the 2018 Annual Action Plan and Fair Housing and Affirmative Marketing. If you are unable to attend, you may forward written comments in advance of the meeting to the City of Bryan Community Development Services Department, P.O. Box 1000, Bryan, Texas 77805, or afterwards during the public comment period which closes on July 27, 2018.
To review the agenda, please visit bryantx.gov. For additional information, please contact Alsie Bond or Art Roach with the City of Bryan Community Development Office by calling 979.209.5175.