Public Notice and Public Hearing


The City of Opelika announces anticipated funding availability under the CDBG Program Year 2014 an estimated $207,730 of Federal grant funds for activities such as Commercial Revitalization, Housing Rehabilitation and Neighborhood Revitalization projects. A portion of this funding is planned for sub-recipients such as community groups and non-profits. Applications for funding are available at the Public Works Facility, 700 Fox Trail, Opelika or by contacting the Community Development office at (334) 705-5155. Applications are due at the Community Development Office by 4:00pm on Friday, May 30, 2014.


The City of Opelika invites public comment on actions to be taken with the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funding.  Your ideas and suggestions for projects are welcome. This meeting is an opportunity for staff, citizens, and non-profit organizations to express community needs prior to setting the PY2014 budget.

A public hearing will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. in the Public Works/Planning chamber at 700 Fox Trail.   Public comment and questions are invited either in writing or in person and will be accepted until June 30, 2014.  Comments may be sent to:

Lisa Harrelson

CDBG Administrator

P.O. Box 390

Opelika, AL 36803

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If special accommodations are needed to participate at the hearing by persons with disabilities please contact Lisa McLeod, the City’s ADA Coordinator at 705-5131 at least forty-eight hours in advance.

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