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Aug 26: Amherst CDBG Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing

CDBG Advisory Committee

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 7 PM

The Public Hearing will be conducted virtually at and will accommodate public comment to the extent practical. To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923 and enter Webinar ID when prompted: 899 1964 1970.


The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has designated the Town of Amherst a Mini-Entitlement Community that is eligible to apply for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. Amherst is eligible to receive a maximum of $825,000 in block grant funds for housing, community development projects, and social service activities benefiting low-and moderate-income citizens. In accordance with DHCD regulations, Amherst’s CDBG Advisory Committee will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 7 PM to receive comments and suggestions from local residents regarding

1. Town’s final recommended activities for funding as part of the 2021 application

2. 2021 Target Areas


1. Announcements

2. Discuss and review comments from public hearing

3. Discuss Target Areas

4. Public Comment

5. Other items not anticipated within 48 hours

More information can be viewed on the committee’s webpage:


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