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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS AND AVAILABILI

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS AND AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS The City of Grand Forks is providing notice of availability of funds and public hearings on the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The City receives CDBG funds through the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), and anticipates making $2,350,000 available for capital improvements to the Grand Forks Senior Center. This project meets the HUD national objective of benefiting low- and moderate-income persons. The City is also accepting applications for its 2023 Community Services Grants (CSG) program. The City has made $150,000 available to agencies that offer programs and services that most effectively serve the needs of Grand Forks’ low-income residents. The online application and information/ instructions can be found on the City’s Community Development Portal at https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/GRANDFORKSND/participant. An applicant workshop will be held via Zoom at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2022; attendance is recommended, especially for new applicants. The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. on December 30, 2022. The Community Advisory Committee will review and rank applications, and hold a public hearing to accept comments on the City’s performance in administering HUD programs and proposed projects, on January 10, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., in City Hall Room A102, 255 N. 4th Street. Please e-mail cthanson@grandforksgov.com if you want Zoom links. City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing and take final action on CSG applications and the 2023 Annual Action Plan on February 6, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers, 255 N. 4th Street. For information or assistance, please contact Community Development at 701-746-2661 (address above). Hearing impaired (TDD) number is North Dakota Relay 711. For alternative formats or special accommodations for persons with limited English proficiency or disabilities, please contact Tangee Bouvette, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator, at 746-2665, at least 48 hours prior to a meeting. It is the policy of the City of Grand Forks to provide services without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, familial status, physical handicap or disability. The City is an equal employment/equal housing opportunity agency. (Nov. 23, 2022) 123704