Mentor holding public meetings to discuss community development block grant – News-Herald

The City of Mentor invites residents to provide feedback on the proposed use of its Community Development Block Grant allocation received annually through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

A series of three public meetings have been scheduled to help identify and prioritize community needs for the 2022-2026 Consolidated Plan and 2022 Annual Action Plan, according to a press release.

The public meeting will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. on February 16. This meeting will solicit citizen feedback on the 2022-2026 Consolidated Plan and respond to any questions or concerns regarding the Consolidated Plan.

The second public meeting will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. on April 20. This meeting will include the announcement of the CDBG City of Mentor 2022 stipend; how to access the city’s CDBG app; and solicit feedback for the 2022-2026 Five-Year Consolidated Plan.

The third public meeting will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. on June 22. This meeting will include the announcement of the prizes offered by the CDBG Mentor; seek public comment on these awards; and solicit final comments on the consolidated plan.

All three meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers located on the third floor of the Mentor Municipal Center, 8500 Civic Center Blvd.

Those unable to attend these meetings can offer their input online by completing a community needs survey.
Learn more about the CDBG program on the city’s website.

Norma P. Rex