If you’re looking for a new furry friend, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to find them. The Bryan Animal Center is participating in the nationwide Clear the Shelters initiative, which helps find loving homes for every animal in the shelter.
The City of Bryan Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will host a regular meeting, which includes two public hearings, on Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m., in the City of Bryan Office Building, Basement Training Room, 300 S. Texas Ave. Bryan, Texas 77803.
- What: City of Bryan Community Development Advisory Committee Regular Meeting and Public Hearings
- When: Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 6 p.m.
- Where: City of Bryan Municipal Office Building, Basement Training Room, 300 S. Texas Avenue, Bryan, Texas 77803
- Contact: Alsie Bond or Art Roach – City of Bryan Community Development Office: 979-209-5175
During the first hearing, staff will present information regarding: Grant processes, program priorities, and funding recommendations for the draft 2019 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.
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 $848,059 in CDBG funds and $339,499 in HOME funds for the 2019-20 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:
- Homeowner Major Rehabilitation/Reconstruction
- Homeowner Minor Repair
- Voluntary Demolition Assistance
- Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance
- Housing Development
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.
Please attend and provide comments regarding the draft 2019 Annual Action Plan and Fair Housing and Affirmative Marketing. If 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 29, 2019.
For more information, please call 209-5175, or email CommunityDevelopmentWeb@Bryantx.gov .