Bayonne to Hold Hearing on Community Development
Block Grant on Thursday, January 9
Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the City of Bayonne proposes to
initiate planning for the Fiscal Year 2020-2025 Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) Five Year Consolidated Plan and the 2020 Annual Action Plan.
The CDBG Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
A public hearing is being held to receive community
input toward the development of the Consolidated Plan and Annual Plan. The
public hearing will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2020,
in the Council Chambers, Bayonne City Hall, 630 Avenue C.
The hearing will address housing, community and economic
development needs, development of proposed activities, and review of
program performance. During the hearing, information will be made
available regarding application procedures, timing, eligible activities, and
other regulations related to the Community Development program.
Bayonne’s Community Development Block Grant allocation for Fiscal
Year 2020 is estimated to be $1,400,000.
The City’s proposed plan allocates funding for housing rehabilitation, improvements to public facilities, and support for public services that benefit low- and moderate-income residents, seniors, and disabled adults.
In addition to verbal comments at the public hearing, interested
persons are invited to submit written comments at or prior to the hearing.
Written comments should be addressed to Samantha Howard, City of
Bayonne, at the above address or by e-mail to CDBG@baynj.org. All
comments received by May 15, 2020 will be considered.