NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND 5-DAY COMMENT PERIOD
Substantial Amendment to Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plan to Include Allocation of CARES Act Funding
The City of Springfield has been allocated $ 327,639 in Community Development Block Grant coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This allocation was authorized by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), and is included as a substantial amendment to Springfield’s Fiscal Year 2020-2021 CDBG One Year Action Plan.
The City of Springfield’s proposal for the use of CDBG-CV funds is currently available for review. A 5-day public comment period on the proposed allocation of funds is currently open and will close on June 24, 2020.
On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, from 5:30 – 6:30pm, the Springfield Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will meet and hold a public hearing on the use of CDBG-CV funds. The CDAC will consider all written comments and oral testimony during the public hearing regarding the use of funds, and will make a recommendation to the Springfield City Council for allocation of CDBG-CV funds.
The CDAC meeting will be held via phone and internet using GoToMeeting, due to State-wide orders regarding social distancing and large gatherings. Members of the public wishing to attend this meeting electronically can call in or attend virtually by following the directions:
From your computer, tablet or smartphone.
To dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3311
Access Code: 411-710-397
For those unable to attend the meeting virtually, Springfield City Hall will be open to allow people to attend the meeting in person. Doors at the South Entrance to Springfield City Hall will be open at 5:15 pm.
Written comments may be submitted to Erin Fifield via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.