Palm Bay Public Hearing Scheduled for January 23

By  //  January 9, 2015

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Delicious Digg This Stumble This
Public-Hearing-580-1

The City of Palm Bay anticipates receiving approximately $790,880 in Federal funds to operate the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) program during the 2015-2016 fiscal year. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com )

Palm Bay Anticipates Receiving $790,880 In Federal Funds To Operate Community Development Block Grant

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The City of Palm Bay anticipates receiving approximately $790,880 in Federal funds to operate the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) program during the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

A public hearing on this matter is scheduled for Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Palm Bay Community Center in Meeting room “A” at 1502 Port Malabar Boulevard NE.

All citizens are encouraged to attend this public hearing and make oral and written comments.

The types of projects usually funded include affordable housing purchase assistance programs, housing rehabilitation assistance programs, rental occupancy assistance programs, economic development programs, public facilities construction, infrastructure improvements, recreation facilities and public services for residents in Palm Bay.

Projects and services must primarily benefit low and moderate income individuals and families.

HANDS-180-1“In order to help determine the needs of the community and where to place priorities for funding, the city needs your input now,” said Bill Pehaim, Housing and Neighborhood Development Services (HANDS) specialist.

“Your observations, ideas and input are important to a carefully planned program year,” said Pehaim.

A formal public hearing to present prior year program accomplishments will be discussed along with proposed program objectives, planned activities and a calendar of upcoming events.

St. Johns Heritage Parkway In Palm Bay To Open Jan. 13Related Story:
St. Johns Heritage Parkway In Palm Bay To Open Jan. 13

Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations to participate in the public hearing should call the Housing and Neighborhood Development Services Office at 952-3429 at least 48 hours in advance.

For Non-English speaking residents, an interpreter will be provided upon written request to the HANDS office (120 Malabar Road, S.E., Palm Bay, FL 32907) which must be received no later than Jan. 21.

[gmarker marker_latitude=”” marker_longitud=”” marker_label=””][/gmarker]

ABOVE MAP: The City of Palm Bay anticipates receiving approximately $790,880 in Federal funds to operate the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) program during the 2015-2016 fiscal year. A public hearing on this matter is scheduled for Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Palm Bay Community Center in Meeting room “A” at 1502 Port Malabar Boulevard NE.


Click here to contribute your news or announcements Free