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2022-2023 ACTION PLAN HEARING PUBLIC NOTICE

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Owensboro will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Owensboro City Hall, 101 East 4th Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303in the fourth-floor commission chambers.  City staff will address the preparation of the 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan. The meeting will also be livestreamed on Facebook@CityofOwensboro or at www.owensboro.org.

 

The purpose of the Public Hearing is to approve minutes; review the proposed 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan and approval for recommendation to the Owensboro Board of Commissioners; and provide an open forum for public comment concerning housing and Community Development needs and proposed projects in Owensboro for the 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan. Verbal and written citizen comments will be considered. 

Minutes 2-24-2022

Please submit comments to abby.shelton@owensboro.org or in the comments section on social media.


2nd Public Hearing Agenda
Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 3:00 P.M.
Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development
Via Video Teleconference

 

  1. Approval of Minutes from February 24, 2022
  2. Review of Annual Action Plan presentation for 2022-2023
  3. Open forum for public comment concerning housing and Community Development needs and proposed projects in Owensboro for the 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan and vote from CAC 
  4. Adjournment

The Community Development Department is committed to making a significant difference in our community. As an entitlement grantee, we receive a formula grant on an annual basis from the Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant program.

We use those funds to make that difference in several different ways…

  • Create Neighborhood Redevelopment Plans such as BaptistTown, Old Germantown District, Mechanicsville and Triplett Twist Neighborhood;
  • Build and Reconstruct Streets, Sidewalks and make Other Public Improvements;
  • Manage a Homebuyer Program that Constructs new homes that are sold to low to moderate income individuals and families (300 homes constructed and sold so far);
  • Manage an Existing Homeowner Rehab Program that helps people make repairs to their homes (over 445 homes renovated so far);
  • Create Partnerships with non profit and private Developers to expand the availability of affordable housing (over 220 rental units created);
  • Administer the Historic Preservation and the Downtown Design Review Process;
  • Assist developers thru the regulatory process in Downtown;
  • Administer other special grants and projects.

To learn more about the Housing and Urban Development Entitlement Program, as it applies to the City of Owensboro, click HERE.

 

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