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The City of Opelika will hold a public hearing at 4:00pm on Tuesday, July 9 at the Public Works Facility’s Planning
Chambers, 700 Fox Trail for citizen input and questions concerning PY2019 Action Plan activities which is currently in progress. For each year of the Five Year Consolidated Plan, an Annual Action Plan must be developed to identify programs and projects that the City intends to accomplish. The programs and projects are funded by the Community
Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program through the U. S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).
The City will receive $255,632 in the 2019 Program Year. The Program Year begins October 1, 2019 and ends September 30, 2020.
The 2019 Action Plan portion of the Consolidated Plan details the programs and projects that are proposed for funding.
Supposing continued funding of present operations (with adjustments based on funding fluctuation) the below potential activities have been provided:
Housing Services
Emergency Home Repair – $46,162
Home Ownership – $40,000
Public Services
Utility Assistance – $15,844
The Community Market – $22,500
Public Facilities
Sidewalk/Streetscape – $60,000
Opelika Main Street -$20,000
Administration – $51,126
Grant Total $255,632
Public participation and comment is invited either in writing or in person. A draft and proposed version of the Plan is available for review at the Opelika Public Library at 200 South 6th St., City Hall at 204 S. 7th St., or the Public Works Facility at 700 Fox Trail beginning Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Comments and concerns can be forwarded to the address below and must be received by the department no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.
Public Comment Point of Contact:
Lisa Thrift
Community Development Administrator
Planning Department
City of Opelika Public Works
700 Fox Trail
Opelika, AL 36801
If special accommodations are needed to participate at the hearing by persons with disabilities please contact
Kevin Rice, the City’s ADA Compliance Officer at 705-2083 at least forty-eight hours in advance.
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