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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Community Development Block Grant Program

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The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan-Amended and the proposed 2018 Annual Action Plan provide a basis and strategy for the use of funds allocated to the City of Manhattan by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD allocated the City with $640,226 for CDBG Program Year 2018.

All interested citizens are encouraged to review and comment on the proposed 2018 Annual Action Plan, during the public comment period, from May 15, 2018 through June 13, 2018. The documents will be available for viewing on the City’s website: www.cityofmhk.com/cdbg; at City Hall in the Community Development Department, 1101 Poyntz Avenue; and at the Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue.

In addition, on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 5:30 p.m., a Public Hearing will be held in the City Commission Room at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Avenue, to answer questions and receive comments regarding the 2018 Annual Action Plan. 

CDBG 2018 Proposed Investment Summary 

CDBG Allocation 

$640,226

Grant Administration & Planning

$126,350

Housing Rehabilitation

$161,800

Public Services

$94,300

Public Facilities

$181,477

Neighborhood Infrastructure

$76,299

Total Proposed CDBG Program

$640,226

 Questions and comments may also be submitted in writing to Christina L’Ecuyer, Grant Administrator in the Community Development Department; by phone at (785) 587-2430; or by email to: lecuyer@cityofmhk.com

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