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Public hearing June 15 on use of CDBG funds

Posted 6/7/21

The city of Apache Junction is expected to receive $59,000 in fiscal year 2020-21 federal Community Development Block Grant funds from the Arizona Department of Housing regional account. The city may …

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Public hearing June 15 on use of CDBG funds

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The city of Apache Junction is expected to receive $59,000 in fiscal year 2020-21 federal Community Development Block Grant funds from the Arizona Department of Housing regional account. The city may also apply for up to $300,000 in CDBG funds from the State Special Projects account.

CDBG funds must be used to benefit low-income persons and areas, alleviate slum and blight or address urgent need. Based on citizen input as well as local and state planning objectives, several potential projects have been selected to be forwarded to the state of Arizona with a request for funding, according to a release

A public hearing will be held at the regular City Council meeting at 7 p.m. June 15 at the Apache Junction City Council Chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd., to discuss the potential projects. It is expected that the City Council will select the final projects at this hearing and adopt applicable resolutions. The potential CDBG projects are named and described as follows:

  • Infrastructure improvements including sidewalks, curb and gutter, drainage and water lines improvements in te Grand View neighborhood serving 1,070 residents of which 71.03% are low to moderate income; and/or
  • Owner-occupied housing rehabilitation or emergency repair serving low- to moderate-income residents.

To receive project proposals, file grievances or learn more about the CDBG program, contact Misty Moseley-Helber, grants and community development administrator, at 480-474-2635 or mmoseley@apachejunction.gov

The city of Apache Junction invites and welcomes people of all abilities to use its programs, sites and facilities. Specific requests may be made by contacting the human resources office at 480-474-2617 or TDD 480-983-0095 at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

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