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Public Notice - City of Mount Vernon Texas Community Development Block Grant Program - 05/21/2020

The City of Mount Vernon has recently completed Texas Community Development Block Grant Program Texas Capital Fund activities under its 2017 CDBG contract #7217212 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.

The public hearing will be held at City Hall, 109 N. Kaufman Street, Monday, May 25, 2020 @ 5:05 p.m.  The hearing is to review the City’s program performance including the actual use of the TxCDBG 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 TxCDBG contract.  Written complaints and grievances regarding the TxCDBG contract and project activities will be received until June 5, 2020, 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 the day following 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 Tina Rose, City Manager, 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.