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Notice of Public Hearing

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Spencer will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 7:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow, at Spencer Town Hall, 600 South Salisbury Avenue, Spencer, NC 28159, relative to the intention of the Town of Spencer to apply for FY 2020 CDBG funding under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act. Potential programs for which funding may be applied for through the State CDBG Program are Housing, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development. The expected amount of CDBG funds will be discussed along with the range of projects eligible under these programs.

 The Town is specifically planning to apply for a Neighborhood Revitalization Program CDBG under the NC Department of Commerce in the amount of $750,000.

 Citizens will be given the opportunity to provide oral and written comment on the Town’s proposed use of CDBG funds at the public hearing. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

 If additional information is needed, please contact Interim Town Planner, Joe Morris, at 704-633-2231 or by email at planner@townofspencer.com. Formal written complaints or comments concerning the CDBG application process that are submitted prior to or following the public hearing will be responded to within 10 working days by the Town.

 Persons with disabilities or who otherwise need assistance should contact the Town Clerk, Brittany Skye Aitken at 704-633-2231 or, by email at townclerk@townofspencer.com at least three days prior to the public hearing. Accommodations will be made for all who request assistance with participating in the public hearing.

 This information is available in Spanish or any other language upon request. Please contact the Town Clerk, Brittany Skye Aitken at 704-633-2231 or, by email at townclerk@townofspencer.com for accommodations for this request.

 Esta informacion esta disponible en espanol o en cualquier otro idioma bajo peticion. Por favor pongase en contacto con Town Clerk, 704-633-2231 o en 600 South Salisbury Avenue, Spencer NC 28159 de alojamiento para esta solicitud.