Council to Hold Annual Action Plan Public Hearing
Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown
Tuesday, November 9th
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President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown, chair of the Finance Committee, is hosting a public hearing on the budget for the 2022 Annual Action Plan. The budget is made up of four Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants: the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA).
“This hearing and the public comment period are important opportunities for residents to provide feedback on how these HUD grants can have the greatest impact in Columbus neighborhoods,” sad Pro Tem Brown. “Our goal is to deploy these federal dollars equitably to meet the needs of our community.”
Any resident seeking to submit written testimony should submit their testimony to Pro Tem Brown’s office. Written testimony must be received by 3:00pm on the day of the hearing and should be emailed to James Carmean at [email protected]
Any resident wishing to appear via WebEx to provide testimony during the hearing should email James Carmean at [email protected] by 12:00PM on the day of the hearing to request a WebEx link. Each speaker will be limited to remarks lasting no longer than three minutes.
You can review the 2022 HUD Annual Action Plan draft by visiting: https://www.columbus.gov/finance/financial-management-group/Grants-Management/