Barnstable Community Development Block Grant Program Public Meeting Set

The Town of Barnstable’s Planning and Development Department will conduct a public meeting: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the Planning & Development Conference Room, 367 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Hyannis, MA 02601. This location is accessible. If you need reasonable accommodations including translation services, please contact the Planning & Development Department at 508-862-4678, TDD# 508-790-9801 by March 14, 2019.

The purpose of the meeting is to obtain the comments and views of citizens, public agencies, community organizations, and other interested parties on the Town of Barnstable’s housing and community development needs for the Annual Action Plan and recommended allocation levels for program activities. The Action Plan serves as the planning document for the Community Development Block Grant program which is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The 2019 funding estimate is $287,000 plus any carryover funds. According to the Five Year Consolidated Plan, projects or programs that fall into categories of Affordable Housing, Economic Opportunities, Public Facilities, Infrastructure or other Public Improvements, Public Services, and Downtown Hyannis Neighborhood Revitalization activities can receive funding in 2019.

Information obtained from the meeting will be considered in the preparation of the Draft 2019 Annual Action Plan. Anyone unable to attend the meeting may submit written comments before 2:30 pm, March 27, 2019, to the Planning and Development Dept., 367 Main Street, 3rd Floor, 367 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601 ATTN: CDBG or by email to kathleen.girouard@town.barnstable.ma.us with “CDBG Comments” in the subject field please.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Kathleen Girouard, Planning & Development Dept., 367 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601. Phone: 508-862-4678, TDD#508-790-9801, kathleen.girouard@town.barnstable.ma.us with questions about the CDBG program.

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