Notice is hereby given that the City of Salem will hold a public meeting on February 28, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, Virginia 24153 to solicit public input on the proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) proposal to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for Downtown Salem. Residents of the project area are encouraged to attend. The Downtown Salem proposal will include the following activities: administration, façade grants, marketing and branding, library improvements, and creation of a co-lab.
The draft CDBG proposal will be presented for comment along with information on projected beneficiaries, including the number of low- and moderate-income residents to benefit from the proposed project, and plans to minimize displacement. A fact sheet on the proposed project and the draft proposal is available at the Office of Community Development, 21 South Bruffey Street, Salem, Virginia. For additional information, contact Benjamin W. Tripp, City Planner at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (540) 375-3032.
Comments and grievances can be submitted in writing to the City of Salem, Office of Community Development, ATTN: CDBG, 21 South Bruffey Street, or by phone at (540) 375-3032 until February 28, 2018.
If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call the number listed above.