City to Conduct Public Meeting for Annual Action Plan

from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods

The City of Knoxville’s Community Development Department will conduct a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona.  Inclement weather date is February 7 at the same time and place.

 

Community Development is working on the Annual Action Plan Update to its 2015-2019 Five Year Consolidated Plan for the proposed use of U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Act, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds for program year 2018-2019.

 

At this meeting, staff will review priorities and strategies from the Five Year Plan, discuss affordable housing as a priority activity, explain constraints that impact how HUD funds are allocated, and take comments from citizens.

 

The O’Connor Center is wheelchair accessible. Persons who wish to request disability-related accommodations including sign-language interpreters should contact Stephanie Cook, City of Knoxville ADA Coordinator at 865-215-2034 or scook@knoxvilletn.gov  . Please request accommodations at least ten days in advance.

 

Community Development is committed to meeting the needs of non-English speaking residents, including foreign language interpreters and materials translated in the appropriate language.  Please request accommodations at least ten days in advance.

 

If you are unable to attend the meeting, your feedback is still appreciated. Please send in your comments/questions to Linda Rust at lrust@knoxvilletn.gov , mail to Linda Rust, City of Knoxville Community Development Department, P.O. Box 1631, Knoxville, TN  37901, or by fax to 865-215-2962 or by calling 865-215-2357 for additional info.

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