Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, Hampton County will hold a public hearing concerning an application to be submitted to South Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Community Grant programs on or about May 4, 2007, for a Community Development Block Grant. Hampton County is requesting $50,000 to carry out the following activities:
The program is designed to develop the capacity of CDBG Administrators to effectively determine community needs, set long-term goals and short-term objectives and develop plans for carrying out effective strategies to address priority community needs. The grant will be used to provide CDBG planning, capacity building, project development and technical assistance to local governments. The funds will only be used in the state CDBG program eligible (non-entitlement) communities. The type of services to be provided will address an array of housing, community development and economic development needs.
This public hearing and the matters to be discussed are subject to the provisions of the County's Citizen Participation Plan, developed in anticipation of participation in the State of South Carolina's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, providing for the participation of the citizens of the County in the planning and implementation of community and economic development projects which will involve CDBG funds. The Citizen Participation Plan and the application are available for review at the BT DeLoach Building, 201 Jackson Avenue West, Hampton, SC 29924, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Persons with questions or comments concerning the hearing, Citizen Participation Plan may contact Michelle Knight, Lowcountry COG, POB 98, Yemassee, SC 29945, (843) 726-5536.
Hampton County does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its federally assisted programs on activities. Dobie Hiers, 201 Jackson Avenue West, Hampton, SC 29924, (803) 914-2100 has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's regulations.
Note: Assistance will be provided to accommodate the special needs of disabled persons upons request.