DENVER – Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 – Residents from communities impacted by the 2013 floods are encouraged to attend upcoming public hearings in Boulder, El Paso, Larimer and Weld counties to be held from to comment on the state’s Substantial Amendment to the current Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Action Plan.
The amendment outlines how the state proposes to allocate the additional $199 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to communities impacted by the 2013 floods, as well as by wildfires in 2012 and 2013. HUD made an initial $62 million available and the state completed its initial Action Plan in April of 2014.
Colorado’s CDBG-DR Action Plan addresses grant and loan programs that will be available to communities in the areas of housing, infrastructure, economic revitalization, agriculture, planning and watershed restoration. The funds, announced in March, will go toward needs not addressed through other sources of federal assistance, such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
- Manitou Springs
Manitou Springs Memorial Hall
606 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829
, - Evans
Evans City Hall, Cottonwood Banquet Room
1100 37th Street, Evans, CO 80620
, - Estes Park
Estes Park Town Hall, Board Chambers
170 MacGregor Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517
, - Town Hall Webinar
To join the meeting:
Audio Conference Details:
US (Toll): 1-719-234-7800
Participant Code: 514059
, - Longmont
Civic Center, Council Chambers
350 Kimbark Street, Longmont, CO 80501
The plan can be viewed at plan at www.DOLA.colorado.gov/cdbg-dr.
Public comments will also be accepted through the website at www.dola.colorado.gov/cdbg-dr/
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