City of Flint Notice of Public Hearings Concerning Needs

February 23, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Haskell Community Center
2201 Forest Hill Avenue
Flint, MI 48504

The City of Flint, in order to meet federal Consolidated Planning requirements under 24 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part 91, will hold two public hearings on Monday, February 23. 2015 from 5:30-7:30 pm, at Haskell Community Center, located at 2201 Forest Hill Ave. Flint, Ml 48504 and on Thursday, February, 26, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 pm, in the Flint City Hall Dome Auditorium, located in the basement of the City Hall South Building, 1101 S. Saginaw St., Flint Mi 48502.

The Consolidated Plan consists of a 5-year strategic and an annual plan that brings needs and resources together in a coordinated housing and community development strategy with the goals of providing decent housing, creating suitable living environments and expanding economic opportunities. Every year, communities are required to submit an update to the Consolidated Plan in the form of an annual Action Plan.

The purpose of this hearing is to obtain the views of citizens, public agencies, non-profit organizations, and other interested parties on housing, emergency shelter, economic development, and supportive service needs of the City of Flint Written public comments will also be accepted at the City of Flint Department of Community and Economic Development, 1101 S. Saginaw Street, South Building, Flint, Michigan, 48502.

The meeting will also provide City of Flint officials with an opportunity to present information to the community on the general direction of the City as it relates to the 2015-16 Action Plan and the City’s timeline for development, submission, and
implementation of the Action Plan.

Approval of the Consolidated Plan by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is required for groups to obtain funding from HUD funded programs. Applicants for HUD programs must comply with the Consolidated Plan requirements.

DCED will furnish reasonable auxiliary aids to the disabled or non-English speaking residents upon 48 hours notice. Those requesting such services should contact DCED at 810-766-7436.

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