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Posted on: September 16, 2020


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The City of Norton will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, October 6, 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 Southside Comprehensive Community Development project. The project will involve the rehabilitation of identified residential structures, demolition of identified derelict structures, and various improvements to utility and other infrastructure in the Southside neighborhood. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

A draft CDBG proposal or a project fact sheet 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. 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.

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