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Home > Leadership > Mayor > Archived Press Releases > 2010 Archives > September 2010 > Mayor Brown Invites Citizens To Participate In Public Hearing

Mayor Brown Invites Citizens To Participate In Public Hearing

Contact: Peter K. Cutler
              (716) 851-4841

Citizens to Discuss the Anticipated Allocations and Development of Proposed 2011-2012 Annual Action Plan for Grants

BUFFALO – Mayor Brown invites the citizens of Buffalo to attend a public hearing to discuss the anticipated allocations and development of the Proposed 2011-2012 Annual Action Plan for the following formula grants:

  • Community Development Block Grant (DCBG)
  • HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME)
  • Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG)
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

Citizens are encouraged to express their view regarding the use of the anticipated funding.

Public Hearing
Thursday, October 7, 2010
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (use auditorium entrance on Clinton Street)
1 Lafayette Square

Officials will be present to outline accomplishments from the prior year, review the adoption process, provide estimated amounts for entitlements, gauge community appeals, and engaged citizen participation to describe their housing and community development needs.

Officials will also provide a description of the range of activities eligible for funding and an estimate of funds to be used to benefit low to moderate income persons.

Officials will also discuss the availability of funds to organizations and agencies for the acquisition of various services need to meet planning objects.

Application forms will be made available at the event and will be available online under the heading of “Consolidated Plan Documents” on the City’s Office of Strategic Planning website.

Staff will also be present to assist, facilitate and document the hearing.

Application Workshop
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
9:00 AM
Delavan Grider Community Center
877 East Delavan Avenue

Officials will be present to assist those interested not-for-profit organizations with technical assistance to complete the application for CDBG, ESG, and HOPWA funding, its review and approval process, and related requirements needed for submission.

If special accommodations are required for either the Public Hearing or Application Workshop, or for more information regarding this public notice, contact:
Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning
65 Niagara Square
City Hall Room 214, Buffalo NY, 14202

Call: (716) 851-5048), or email: