CITY OF BIDDEFORD
Planning and Development Department
Notice of Public Hearings
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Community Development Block Grant
Review of Drafts:
Amendment to the Year 2 Action Plan
March 17, 2021
Meeting ID: 862 918 1178
5-day Comment Period
Please be advised that a Public Hearing has been scheduled by the Citizen’s Advisory Committee for Wednesday, March 17, 2021 via Zoom for the purpose of obtaining citizen comment regarding an amendment to the Year 2 Action Plan (to address CDBG-CV (COVID) funds). This Public Hearing is pursuant to Biddeford’s participation in the programs noted above. Please be advised that a 5-day comment period for input regarding these programs will begin Friday, March 12 and end at 3:00, Wednesday, March 17.
The amendment to the Action Plan is to add a program using CDBG-CV (COVID) funds. Potential programs under consideration are 1. utility and mortgage assistance to Biddeford homeowners and 2. mental health services. There is $112,457 available for this program, a combination of new funds received and carryover funds from the COVID job retention program that was run in 2020.
Provide input in writing by email to Abigail Smallwood, Community Development Director – firstname.lastname@example.org – or at this public hearing via Zoom. Questions may also be answered through the same contact. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals wishing to submit comments and/or who need assistance participating in the Public Hearing should contact Abigail Smallwood at 207-284-9105. In addition, those needing assistance due to language barriers may use the same contact.