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PRESS RELEASE:

Substantial Amendment involves reprogramming CDBG funds and moving to eligible CDBG Municipality Projects

ATLANTA –The Fulton County Department of Community Development invites citizens to review and comment on a proposed amendment to the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 HUD Annual Action Plans for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funding distribution. Citizens can submit written comments regarding the reprogramming of funds and eligible projects from May 13 until June 11, 2020 and attend virtual public hearings on May 19 and May 21, 2020.

Reprogrammed CDBG funds in the amount of $1,968,987 from award years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will be designated for community improvements to Cities within unincorporated Fulton County whose population area benefit is at least 51% low to moderate income. (See attached for recommended allocations of reprogrammed funds to CDBG projects)

Citizens are invited to join a virtual meeting Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 11 a.m. Dial: 1-844-291-6356 Enter Access Code: 3578648, then press # and/or Thursday, May 21, 2020, 11 a.m. Dial: 1-844-291-6360 Enter Access Code: 7033572, then press #

Citizens who cannot participate in the virtual meetings via phone are encouraged to submit written comments no later than 5 p.m., June 11, 2020 via email at communityfeedback@fultoncountyga.gov or to the address below: . Fulton County Department of Community Development 137 Peachtree Street, S.W. Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30303 ATTN: CDBG Program

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability, including communications in an alternative format, should contact the Disability Services Liaison in the Community Development Department at (404) 613-7944. To obtain Georgia Relay Access, citizens should dial 711.

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