Public Meeting Notice
For the public review and comment of:
DRAFT Five Year Consolidated Plan for program years September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2024;
DRAFT Annual Action Plan for program year September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2021.
The City of Norwich, through the Office of Community Development, has prepared its DRAFT Five Year Consolidated Plan for the program years September 1, 2020-August 31, 2024 and its DRAFT Annual Action Plan for program year September 1, 2020-August 31, 2021. The DRAFT Plans outline the strategy and planned expenditures of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) formula grant program received by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Plans will be available for a 30-day public review period beginning July 10, 2020 through August 11, 2020.
Copies will be available for public review online at https://www.norwichct.org/216/Community-Development and interested parties can request a copy by calling 860-823-3770.
Due to COVID-19, the City of Norwich will also be holding a ZOOM call Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM to receive live comments on the plans.
Topic: Public Hearing for 5 Year Consolidated Plan and Annual Plan
Time: Aug 4, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Interested parties are also invited to submit written comments concerning these documents by 4:00 PM on August 10, 2020. Questions or comments can be directed to:
Office of Community Development*
23 Union Street
Norwich, CT 06360 or to email@example.com
Please contact the Office of Community Development at 860-823-3770 for additional information.
The department contributes to the overall economic and community development of the City of Norwich through administering and creating programs that, among other activities, benefit low and moderate-income residents.The Department of Community Development contributes to Norwich development by investing in infrastructure and revitalization projects. The department simultaneously assists individual residents by administering programs that foster financial stability. The department seeks to make investments based on the Five-Year Consolidated Plan as categorized below:
Provide Decent Affordable Housing
- Programs that increase homeownership opportunities as well as promote code improvement and energy efficient housing
Create a Suitable Living Environment
- Activities addressing quality of life issues that encourage collaboration and foster a sense of community on a city-wide scale
Expand Economic Opportunities for Low-to-Moderate Income Residents
- Proposals that provide a measurable increase in job creation through business retention/expansion/creation
- Proposals that will create an improved skill set and result in direct employment or business creation