Public hearings address city’s 2020 Plan Update, drafts of 2015-19 Consolidated Plan/2015 Annual Plan

Staff Report

The City of Rockford is holding public hearings to present the 2020 Plan Update and drafts of the 2015-19 Consolidated Plan/2015 Annual Plan.

The 2020 Comprehensive Plan Update consists of technical updates and also introduces a Five-Year Implementation Planning process to align with the Consolidated Plan.

The 2015-19 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Annual Action Plan address housing, business and community development needs through eligible program activities. These plans satisfy the minimum statutory requirements for three federal formula programs, including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and the Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG).

Remaining public hearings are as follow:

• Wednesday, Oct. 22 — Katie’s Cup, 502 Seventh St., noon; and Klehm Arboretum, 2715 S. Main St., 5:30 p.m.; and

 Thursday, Oct. 23 — Northwest Community Center, 1325 N. Johnston Ave., noon; and Rolling Green School, 3615 W. Gate Pkwy., 5:30 p.m.

All sessions will cover the same information. Interested participants only need to attend one session.

From the Oct. 22-28, 2014, issue

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