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Public Notice - City of Mount Vernon, Texas Department of Agriculture MS Grant Program - 8/22/2013

The City of Mount Vernon has recently completed Texas Community Development Block Grant Program activities under its 2011 TxCDBG Contract #711302 with the Texas Department of Agriculture.

One public hearing will be held to allow citizens an opportunity to comment on the completed project activities, amount of funds spent and the amount of funds spent on activities that benefited low/moderate income persons.  Specific information on the TxCDBG program will be available.

The public hearing will be held at Mount Vernon City Hall, 109 N. Kaufman Street, on Monday, August 26, 2013 at 5:15 PM to review the City’s program performance including the actual use of the TDA funds.  The City encourages individual citizens and citizen’s groups to make their views known at this public hearing and welcomes the full participation of its citizens in the close-out and completion of this TDA contract.  Written complaints and grievances regarding this TDA contract and project activities will be received until September 10, 2013 and will be responded to in writing within fifteen (15) working days.  Citizen comments may be delivered to City Hall at any time.  Groups representative of persons of low and moderate income may request technical assistance in developing comments by contacting the person listed below.

A copy of the City’s Project Completion Report will be available for inspection at City Hall after the hearing.  Handicapped individuals who may have difficulty in attending this meeting should contact City Hall to arrange for assistance.  Para residentes necesitados de interpretes, favor de comunicarse con la municipalidad antes de las audiencia publica.

For further information, contact Ms. Tina Rose at City Hall at 903-537-2252.

The City of Mount Vernon does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familiar status or disability.  The City is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer & encourages participation by historically underutilized Section 3 businesses.