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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT PROSPECTIVE PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES FOR PROGRAM YEAR 49 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDING The Town of Fairfield’s Office of Community and Economic Development, in accordance with its Citizen Participation Plan, will hold a public hearing to solicit citizen input on prospective projects for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Program Year 49. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. This public hearing will be held in-person at the Old Town Hall 2nd floor conference room, located at 611 Old Post Road, Fairfield CT. A call-in number will also be provided to anyone wishing to participate virtually via Zoom. Those wishing to participate should contact the office at (203) 256-3120 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the webpage at www.fairfieldct.org/ced for call-in instructions. Program Year 49 begins October 1, 2023 and will end on September 30, 2024. The Office of Community and Economic Development is seeking input as to the projects and activities it should include within its Action Plan for Program Year 49 that will meet the Town’s housing and non-housing community development needs. These projects may include: public improvements; public facilities; public services; and economic development activities. Citizens and/or representatives of public or private organizations may present a proposed project or public service activity, or discuss program performance or any other aspects of the program at this public hearing. The Town of Fairfield has not received notice to date of its CDBG allocation for the upcoming PY 49 program year. The Town intends to use the current year’s grant of $511,466 as the baseline for planning purposes, from which it will make adjustments as additional information becomes available. Applications for specific proposals can be obtained and questions regarding the program may be addressed to the Office of Community & Economic Development, 611 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT, 06824, (203) 256-3120. All proposals received by March 13, 2023, and determined to be in conformance with CDBG regulations, shall be considered. Individuals with disabilities should contact Peter Ritchey, ADA coordinator, to make arrangements (203) 256-3077, 5 days prior to the meeting, if possible.