Town of Normal News

Posted on: March 5, 2018

Notice of Public Comment Period and Public Hearing on CDBG


The Town of Normal announces the release of the 2018-2019 Proposed Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The Action Plan details proposed CDBG projects and activities for the period of April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019, and is available for public comment from Friday, February 23, 2018 through Saturday, March 24, 2018.

The Town’s annual entitlement grant allocated to proposed projects and activities for fiscal year 2018-2019 is estimated to be $396,000. In addition to the entitlement grant, the Town expects to have $2,000 in program income and $11,915 in carry over funding.

A public hearing for the 2018-2019 Annual Action Plan will be held on Monday, March 19, 2018, immediately preceding the Town Council Meeting. The council meeting will begin at 7:00 pm, in the Town Council Chambers at Uptown Station, 4th Floor, 11 Uptown Circle, Normal. Individuals with disabilities, who plan to attend the hearing, require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and participate, have questions regarding the accessibility of the facilities, or any individuals with limited English proficiency who need assistance communicating are requested to contact the Assistant to the City Manager, Ben McCready at (309) 454-9504.

Copies of the Action Plan are available upon request in the Town Clerk’s office at Uptown Station, at the Normal Public Library, and on the Town’s website, Public comments on the Action Plan and/or proposed funding objectives may be submitted in writing at Uptown Station, Attn: CDBG-3rd Floor, 11 Uptown Circle, Normal, or by e-mail to Taylor Long, Planning Department, at Again, comments must be received in writing by March 24, 2018.

The Action Plan was prepared in accordance with regulations established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for CDBG entitlement communities.

Please contact Taylor Long, (309) 454-9642, or via email at with any questions.

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