Public Hearing Notice

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

Washington County will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at Washington County Board of Commission Chambers, 119 Jones Street, Sandersville, Georgia, for the purpose of discussing the approved activities of the County’s Community Development Block Grant Program. On September 5, 2014 the County was awarded a grant in the amount of $500,000 to renovate the existing 1958 Washington County Health Department in order to accommodate the patient and staff needs and provide a safe, code-compliant facility.

Items to be discussed at the Hearing include:

• The amount of funds received and a description of the activities
• The amount of funds available for each activity and the amount of funds that will benefit low and moderate income persons
• The plan, if applicable, to minimize or prevent displacement of persons and the plan to assist persons who may be displaced.
• Fair Housing laws, and the City’s plan, if applicable, to further Fair Housing.

The public is invited to attend this Hearing to become informed of the project activities. Persons with special needs relating to disability access may use the Georgia Relay Service for the hearing impaired at 1-800-255-0056 or contact Chris Hutching, County Administrator at (478) 552-2325 prior to September 24, 2014.