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April 11, 2016              

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Kim Melchor

Lead Communications Specialist

(719) 385-5248                                                 

City to Host Public Meeting on Use of Federal Block Grant Funds

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo – The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division (CDD) will host a public meeting on April 18, 2016 at City Hall to discuss proposed actions regarding the 2016 Action Plan for the use of federal block grant funds received annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). CDD will be discussing the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) proposed projects for the fiscal year 2016 as well as taking public input.

Public Meeting for 2016 Action Plan
April 18, 2016, 6-7 p.m.
City Hall

107 N. Nevada Avenue

The public is invited to review the draft 2016 Action Plan beginning today, April 11 through May 10, 2016, which is available on the Colorado Springs Community Development’s website, https://coloradosprings.gov/2016ActionPlan or by visiting one of the following locations Monday through Friday during normal business hours:

Community Development Division
30 S. Nevada Ave., Suite 604

Office of the City Clerk
30 S. Nevada Ave., Suite 101

City Hall
107 N. Nevada Ave #300

Penrose Library
20 N. Cascade Ave.

21st Century Library
1175 Chapel Hills Dr.

Pikes Peak United Way
518 N. Nevada Ave.

Hillside Community Center
925 S. Institute St.

Westside Community Center
1628 W. Bijou St.

Meadows Park Community Center
1943 S. El Paso Ave

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the 2016 Annual Action plan to the City of Colorado Springs, Community Development Division and address them to Felix J. Lopez, (719) 385-6876 or flopez@springsgov.com. All comments received on or before May 10, 2016 will be considered by the City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division. Comments should specify which notice they are addressing.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the City of Colorado Springs will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities.  Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this meeting should make the request as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.  Citizens who are deaf and hard of hearing may dial 711 or 800-659-3656 Relay Colorado (voice) or 800-659-2656 (TTY). Contact (719) 385-6876 or flopez@springsgov.com for more information.

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COLORADO SPRINGS , Colo – El Departmento de Desarrollo de la Comunidad (CDD) de la ciudad de Colorado Springs tendra una reunion publica el 18 de Abril de 2016 en las oficinas de la ciudad para discutir las acciones con respecto al Plan de Accion del 2016, al respecto del uso de fondos que se reciben anualmente del departamento de vivienda y desarrollo urbano de los Estados Unidos (HUD). CDD discutira el programa federal para el desarrollo y subsidio de vivienda (CDBG), Asociacion de inversiones para la vivienda (HOME),  fondos para soluciones de emergencia (ESG) propuestos para el ano fiscal 2016. Asi como tomar comentarios publicos.

El publico esta invitado a revisar la accion de plan para el projecto que estara disponible principiando desde el 11 de Abril hasta el 10 de Mayo, 2016 en la pagina internet de la ciudad de Colorado Springs bajo el Departmento del Desarrollo de la Comunidad. 

Cualquier individuo, o grupo, o agencia podra enviar comentarios por escrito respecto al Plan de Accion a la ciudad de Colorado Springs del 2016. Mande sus comentarios al Departamento de Desarrollo de la Comunidad, atencion: Felix J. Lopez o llame al telefono: (719) 385-6876 o por correo electronico a: flopez@springsgov.com Todos los comentarios deberan de ser recibidos antes del 10 de Mayo, para ser considerados por el Departamento de Desarrollo de la Comunidad de la Ciudad de Colorado Springs.

Sus comentarios deberan especificar que nota y tema esta abordando.