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Posted on: August 4, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Public Input Sought on Outcomes of Supplemental Community Development Block Grant Funds

Contact:

Cathy Butler

Human Services Specialist II

Cathy.Butler@snoco.org

425-388-3958



Public Input Sought on Outcomes of Supplemental Community Development Block Grant Funds

Virtual public hearing to review proposal results for supplemental Community Development Block Grant funds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19


SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., August 4, 2023 - Snohomish County is the lead agency of the Snohomish County Urban County Consortium (Consortium) for receipt of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) entitlement grant funds. These federal grants fund efforts to expand economic opportunities, keep people in their homes, and provide services for unhoused individuals, among other supports. The Consortium encourages all interested people, public agencies, organizations, and local governments to attend a public hearing on the uses and outcomes of supplemental Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus (CDBG-CV2) funds.


The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act and the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development awarded $38 million in CDBG-CV2 funds to the CDBG program at Washington State Department of Commerce. Ten million of the CDBG-CV2 funds were available to urban county CDBG entitlements. Snohomish County Human Services received $956,671 in CDBG-CV2 funds.


The virtual public hearing will be held on Friday, August 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.:


Where: Join Zoom Meeting:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86317513873?pwd=N3hOcHFHMmxMdktOM0pmcnRmaklNZz09

Call-in #: 1-253-215-8782

Meeting ID: 863 1751 3873

Passcode: 430414


For more information, to request a reasonable accommodation, or to request a foreign language interpreter, contact Cathy Butler, Human Services Department at (425) 388-3958 or at Cathy.Butler@snoco.org.


The Snohomish County Human Services Department helps all persons meet their basic needs and develop their potential by providing timely, effective human services and building community. The Housing & Community Services Division administers a wide range of programs that provide affordable housing, community development, and related services to low-income and homeless persons.



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