Skip Navigation Links
Front Page
About GNSExpand About GNS
Business/Industry
CommunitiesExpand Communities
EducationExpand Education
Entertainment
Links Directory
Maritime
Medicine & Science
Opinion/ForumExpand Opinion/Forum
Public Safety
Transportation
Weather


Fort Bend County
City of Missouri City
News Release
Monday, August 21, 2017

City to Host Sept. 18 Public Hearing to Receive Resident Input On CDBG Comprehensive Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

At 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, Missouri City will hold a public hearing in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1522 Texas Pkwy., to give all residents an opportunity to voice opinions on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year (PY) 2016-2017 Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). Please see public notices on the City website via these links:

Ø  English

Ø  Spanish

Starting today, (Friday Aug. 18), a copy of the draft CAPER for PY 2016 is available for review by citizens, public agencies and other interested parties. The report may be viewed at City Hall any time during normal operating hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sept. 18, 2017.  Readers are also available to read the documents to the visually impaired or to translate/read the documents in Spanish. The document may also be viewed on the City’s website via this link: http://bit.ly/2v8WKpE.

The national objective of the CDBG program is to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities principally for low- and moderate-income persons. At least 80 percent of CDBG funds must be used for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income persons.  CDBG goals include:

Ø  Improving the urban environment in low- and moderate-income areas;

Ø  Eliminating blighting influences and the deterioration of property, neighborhoods and public facilities in low- and moderate-income areas; and

Ø  Ensuring decent, safe, sanitary housing for low- and moderate-income residents.

Eligible activities include, but are not limited to the following:  public facility construction and improvements; handicap accessibility; operational funding for non-profit agencies servicing primarily low income persons; rehabilitation of owner-occupied housing; housing development assistance, enforcement of City codes; clearance and demolition; infrastructure improvements; and, business development and job creation activities.

For updates, please watch the City website: www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX, and watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse).



Remembering Jim Guidry


Guidry News Service is headquartered in Midtown Houston.
at 4001 Fannin Street, Suite 4109, Houston, TX. 77004-4077
(409) 763 NEWS(6397)         News@GuidryNews.com
© 1996, Guidry News Service. Duplication of any part of this website in any manner is prohibited.