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City seeks insight for CDBG money

The Daily Courier
| Wednesday, December 7, 2005 12:00 a.m

The Connellsville Redevelopment Authority, on behalf of the city, will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Monday in council chambers at city hall.

The purpose of this meeting is to give individuals and groups representing Connellsville the opportunity to suggest how the city should utilize its 2006 state Community Development Block Grant allocation.

It is anticipated that Connellsville will submit an application to the state Department of Community & Economic Development before March 1, 2006, requesting grant funding in the approximate amount of $367,000.

In addition to hearing citizens’ views and comments on how CDBG funds should be used, information will be provided concerning the range of eligible CDBG activities and the amount of CDBG funds proposed to benefit low and moderate income residents.

Citizens may also comment on the city’s prior use of CDBG funds.

Anyone unable to attend this public meeting should mail their written requests to the mayor and city council, c/o Connellsville Redevelopment Authority, 124 W. Crawford Ave., Connellsville, PA 15425.

To assure fair consideration, all requests should be received by Dec. 31. Proposals should clearly describe the project, provide an estimate of costs and state why the project is important to the city.

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