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1/30/2014 - Notice of Availability of Funding

The Waterbury Development Corporation (WDC) is the administering agent for the City of Waterbury's entitlement funds which it receives from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These funds include: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG); Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).

The City of Waterbury is pleased to announce the availability of 2014-2015 CDBG funds.

Those interested in applying for funds should submit their applications to WDC no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014.  Upon receipt, the Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC) will review the applications for consistency with CDBG eligibility guidelines (24CFR570.201) and the themes identified in the 2013-2018 City of Waterbury's Consolidated Plan. As part of the review process, additional public meetings and a second public hearing will be held to receive public input. Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves well with the needs identified thus far, and to participate in the ongoing development of the Plan.

There will be a Public Hearing to solicit citizen input on the needs of the community before the CAC on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in the Veteran’s Memorial, 2nd floor, City Hall, 235 Grand Street, Waterbury, CT.

WDC will offer technical assistance workshops to agencies/individuals wishing to apply for CDBG/ESG funding on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. and Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. at WDC, 83 Bank Street, 3rd Floor, Waterbury, CT.

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