NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The City of Norton will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., in the City Council chambers, 618 Virginia Avenue NW, Norton, to solicit public input on a proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) proposal to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Norton City – Small Business Recovery Assistance project. The project will involve the capitalization of a small business grant program to help local businesses meet their long term business goals by adjusting to COVID-19 demands, in accordance with the Governor’s guidance.
A draft CDBG proposal or a project fact sheet will be presented for comment along with information on projected beneficiaries, benefit to low- and moderate-income residents, and plans to minimize displacement. Citizens will also be given an opportunity to comment on the City’s past use of CDBG funds. A project fact sheet will also be available at LENOWISCO Planning District Commission, Duffield, VA. For additional information, contact Mr. Fred Ramey, Norton City Manager, at (276) 679-1160.
Complaints and grievances can be submitted in writing to the City Manager’s office at Norton City Hall, 618 Virginia Avenue NW, Norton VA 24273, or by phone at (276) 679-1160, until the date of the hearing.
If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call the number listed above.