Public Hearing for CDBG Grant

When:
March 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
2020-03-24T10:30:00-05:00
2020-03-24T12:00:00-05:00
Where:
Byram City Hall
5901 Terry Road
Byram
MS
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Linda White
601-372-7746

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
FOR INITIAL MEETING

The City of Byram, Mississippi, is considering applying to the Mississippi Development Authority for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant of up to $600,000 for drainage improvements.
The State of Mississippi has been allocated approximately $23 million that will be made available to cities, towns, villages and counties on a competitive basis to undertake eligible community development activities. These funds must be used to benefit low- and moderate income persons.
The activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of public facilities and economic development. More specific details regarding eligible activities, program requirements, and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing that will be held at the Byram City Hall in the Board Room, 5901 Terry Road, on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application.
The location for this hearing is accessible to person with disabilities. If a translator is needed for non-English speaking persons, please contact Angela Richburg at 601-372-7746 at least three (3) days prior to the meeting in an effort to accommodate this request. The City of Byram does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admissions or access to or treatment of employment in its programs or activities.
All comments are welcome and must be submitted in writing. For those unable to attend this meeting, written comments will be considered until the close of business on March 23, 2020. Written comments should be mailed to the City of Byram to the c/o Angela Richburg at 5901 Terry Road, Byram, Mississippi 39272-0222.