On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, HCDC played host to an informational session led by Joy Pierson of Hamilton County Planning + Development and Catherine Fitzgerald of HCDC. Leaders from communities across Hamilton County were in attendance to hear about a new program consisting of $900K in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds that are available for use to make significant impact on local communities.
The program funds are restricted to the following project criteria:
➔ Benefit residents and businesses in a low to moderate income area
➔ Create or retain jobs for low to moderate income employees
➔ Remove slum and/or blight conditions
➔ Maximum award of $300,000
➔ Follow all CDBG regulations including federal prevailing wages/Davis Bacon regulations