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Public Hearing on TxCDBG Programs

2013-14 Texas Community Development Block Grant Program

The City of La Feria will hold a public hearing on September 11, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the La Feria City Commission Meeting Room concerning the submission of applications to the Texas Department of Agriculture for Texas Community Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG) grants.  The purpose of this hearing is to allow residents an opportunity to discuss the City’s Citizen Participation Plan, the development of local housing and community development needs, the amount of TxCDBG funding available, all eligible TxCDBG activities, and the use of past TxCDBG funds.  La Feria encourages all residents to make their views known at this public hearing and to participate in the development of the TxCDBG applications.  Residents unable to attend the hearing may submit written comments to Sunny K. Philip, City Manager at City Hall, La Feria.  Persons with disabilities that wish to attend this meeting should contact Sunny K. Philip to arrange for assistance.  Residents who require auxiliary aids or services to participate in this hearing should contact the City Secretary two days before the hearing so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  

Discussion at the public hearing will include the City’s intent to submit applications for the Community Development Program, Planning and Capacity Building Program, Colonia funding available through Cameron County, and Community Development funding available through Cameron County.

A notice will be published in the La Feria News at a later date, no less than five days before submission of the applications describing the proposed projects, location, proposed improvements, costs, and benefits to the low and moderate income residents.  At that time, a copy of the application will be available for review at the La Feria City Hall during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

El público esta invitado a asistir a una audiencia para discutir la asistencia que se ofrece del Programa de Desarollo de la Comunidad del Estado de Texas.  La presentación y las discusiónes sobre este programa se haran en español para aquellas personas que así las deseen.