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Published March 20, 2015
The City of Abbeville is considering applying to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for a Community Development Block Grant of up to $500,000. These funds must be used to primarily benefit low and moderate-income persons.

The activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, public facilities, and economic development. More specific details regarding eligible activities, plans to assist displaced persons (if any), the estimated amount of funds proposed to be used for activities to benefit low and moderate income persons, and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing which will be held at Abbeville City Hall, 215 South Depot Street, on March 27, 2015 at 10:00 am.

The purpose of this hearing will be to address any Conflict of Interest questions and obtain citizen input into the development of the application and to review progress on the previous CDBG grant (if applicable). Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language shall contact Beth Smith at (229) 467-3201 prior to March 27, 2015. This person can be located at Abbeville City Hall, 215 South Depot Street, Abbeville, Georgia 31001 between the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays. Persons with hearing disabilities can contact us through the Georgia Relay Service, at (TDD) 1-800-255-0056 or (Voice) 1-800-255-0135.