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Community Development Block Grant Hearing Looking For Projects

540 COURT STREET, SUITE 104, ELKO, NV  89801
PHONE (775)738-6816, FAX (775)738-4581

You have the option to call into the meeting to express your comments and suggestions for projects to be considered.  Below is the information for that call-in:

Call in using your phone:
United States (1): +1 206-462-5569
Meeting ID: 8027 07 3466

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that County of Elko will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 5:15pm (Pacific Time) in Suite 102 of the Nannini Administration Building located at 540 Court Street, Elko, Nevada in order to discuss possible applications for funding under the next fiscal year’s (July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022) State Community Development Block Grant (CBDG) Program and to solicit citizen input on possible activities to be included in the application.  It is estimated that approximately $2,800,000 will be available in total.

Eligible activities under the above allocation consist of: public facility and public improvements projects, public service programs, planning studies, economic development business assistance and microenterprise activities.  Eligible activities paid for with the state CDBG funds must meet one or more of the three national objectives listed in CDBG federal statutes as follows: benefit to low income households or persons; elimination of slums and blight; or meeting urgent community development need.

The purpose of this public hearing is to provide information about the CDBG program, past projects that have been funded in the County of Elko, how to apply, eligibility requirements, how and where funds can be used, and to give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known regarding what types of eligible activities the County of Elko should apply for under the State CDBG program.  A second public hearing will be held to discuss proposed projects submitted to date.  A final hearing will be held to discuss, approve and rank applications prior to submittal to the State.

If you require special accommodation to participate in the public hearing, please contact Kodi Largent at 775-738-6816 or by email at  TDD Relay Service – 800-326-6888.  TDD no. 800-326-6868. 

If you are unable to attend the public hearing, written comments may be directed to the County of Elko at 540 Court St. Suite 104, Elko, NV 89801, or you may telephone Kodi Largent at 775-738-6816.  In addition, information is available for review at the above address between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

The County of Elko promotes fair housing and makes all its programs available to low and moderate income families regardless of age, race, color, relation, sex, national origin, sexual preference, marital status or handicap.  

This Notice is posted pursuant to N.R.S. 241.020 as amended by the 2011 Legislature.