The State Consolidated Plan Board is hosting a public hearing to obtain citizen comments on the draft 2021 Annual Action Plan for the period of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022. The hearing will be held Thursday, April 15, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
During this meeting, state agencies will obtain public comments regarding the allocation of approximately $32 million in funds for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) programs for the 2021 program year beginning July 1.
A draft of the proposed 2021 Annual Action Plan may be viewed online for public comment at www.arkansasedc.com/grants. The comment period will extend for 30 days beginning on April 5 and will end at 4:30 p.m. on May 5, 2021. Public comments will be considered in the final draft of the Consolidated Plan, which will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on May 14, 2021. To be considered in the final plan, written comments must be received during the 30-day public comment period.
A virtual public hearing to obtain citizen comments on the draft 2021 Annual Action Plan will be held Thursday, April 15th, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The public comment period will extend for 30 days beginning on April 5 and will end at 4:30 p.m. on May 5, 2021.
Date: April 15, 2021
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meeting ID: 826 3032 8371
Meeting Link: https://arkansas-gov.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrdOmrrDMpHdWOeGLMJzVxyd-3ub_OEEKt
If you are unable to attend the meeting, written comments may be addressed to: Arkansas Economic Development Commission, Attn: Grants Division, 1 Commerce Way, Ste. 601, Little Rock, AR 72202, or by email to Jean Noble, Plan Coordinator, at JNoble@ArkansasEDC.com. The deadline to submit comments at the above address is 4:30 p.m. on May 5, 2021.
Persons needing interpreters or other accommodations are requested to telephone the Arkansas Economic Development Commission at 501-682-7682 so arrangements may be made in advance.