March 13, 2023
Contact: Yolanda Fields
Community Resources Director
City seeks public input for CDBG 2023 Action Plan
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The City of Fayetteville invites public input regarding its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2023 Action Plan, which will detail how the City plans to fund identified needs for low- to moderate-income Fayetteville residents through the CDBG program.
A draft of the Action Plan can be requested by calling 479-575-8260 or emailing email@example.com. Also, it can be downloaded at: https://www.fayetteville-ar.gov/648/Community-Development-Block-Grant-CDBG.
The following is a summary of the Action Plan and budget:
- ADMINISTRATION $ 118,885
- HOUSING $ 478,483
- REDEVELOPMENT $ 92,174
- PUBLIC SERVICES $ 75,000
- CASA of NWA $ 10,000
- NWA CoC $ 23,800
- Partners for Better Housing $ 15,215
- WelcomeHealth $ 10,985
- SAFE Program $ 15,000
- TOTAL $ 764,542
The public comment period ends Tuesday, April 11. A public hearing will be held in City Hall, Room 111, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29. All interested parties are invited to attend.
Comments may be made in writing, via email or by phone:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org;
- Mail: City of Fayetteville, Community Resources Department, 113 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, AR 72701;
- Dropped off: Community Resources office, 125 W. Mountain St. (Church Street entrance);
- Phone: 479-575-8260.
Comments are due by 5 p.m. April 11. The plan is a requirement for entitlement cities, such as Fayetteville, to receive CDBG funds through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
For more information about CDBG programs, call the Community Resources at 479-575-8260 or visit the Community Development section of the City’s website: https://www.fayetteville-ar.gov/1262/Community-Development.