PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED FOR 3/16/2021: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application(s)


The Town of Binghamton will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 7:01 p.m.  Residents may attend via Zoom, Meeting ID # 826 7993 2682.  For the link information, please contact the Town Clerk at 607-772-0357, ext. 26.

The hearing is held for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Town’s community development needs and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2020 funding year.  The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR) and will make funds available to eligible local governments for housing; economic development; including microenterprise assistance for businesses with five or fewer individuals including the owner(s); public facilities; public infrastructure; and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons.  The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals.  Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time.  The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. 

Comments and questions can be sent via email to or submitted in writing to Town Supervisor, Elizabeth Rounds at 279 Park Avenue, Binghamton, NY 13903 until Friday, March 12, 2021.  If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact the Town of Binghamton at 607-772-0357, x 11 at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements.

Dated:  February 17, 2021                                       

Signed:  Elizabeth Rounds

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