Community Development Block Grant
Notice of First Public Hearing
Burke County is holding a Public Hearing in order to receive citizen input in the development of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the upcoming year. CDBG funds may be used for a variety of different activities including: Neighborhood Revitalization (NC Neighborhood), Economic Development (ED), and Demolition projects. Applications are to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Commerce. Programs are designed to provide grants to local unit of governments for housing, housing related activities, and public facilities that support housing activities for low-to-moderate-income persons, job creation, the elimination of slum and blighted conditions. The Public Hearing will be held before the Burke County Commissioners on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room located at 110 N. Green St., Morganton, North Carolina. Any interested citizens are encouraged to attend this Public Hearing. Burke County holds all public meetings in accessible rooms. Special requests for accommodations should be submitted by individuals at least 48 hours before the scheduled meeting time. Contact Kay Draughn, Clerk to the Board at 828-764-9354 (voice/ TDD) for additional information. This information is available in Spanish or any other language upon request. Please contact Paul Teague at 828-485-4230 or WPCOG, 1880 2nd Ave., NW, Hickory, NC (PO Box 9026, Hickory, NC 28603) for accommodations for this request. Esta información está disponible en español o en cualquier otro idioma a pedido. Comuníquese con Paul Teague al 828-485-4320 o WPCOG, 1880 2nd Ave., NW, Hickory, NC (PO Box 9026, Hickory, NC 28603) para obtener los arreglos necesarios para esta solicitud.