County to Host Meeting on Community Development Block Grant Program

November 9, 2021, 3:56 PM HST
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The County of Hawai‘i will host a virtual public meeting on its draft Action Plan addressing the use of $6.86 million in US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds.

The meeting will be held via Zoom from 5 pm to 6:30 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 16.

To register for the meeting, email your name and phone number to [email protected]. Include in the subject line “Register to Testify.”

To comply with HUD requirements, the draft Action Plan describes the county’s strategy for utilizing limited CDBG-MIT funds to implement strategic hazard mitigation activities. Funds will be used to implement projects identified in the county’s 2020 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. The county released the draft plan for public comment on Oct. 25 and will accept public comment through Dec. 8.

In addition to the meeting, comments can be submitted:

  • By email at [email protected]
  • In-person at 101 Pauahi St., Suite 3, Hilo, HI 96720 during office hours
  • By mail to 101 Pauahi St., Suite 3, Hilo, HI 96720

To view the draft Action Plan and a recording of a pre-release public meeting held Oct. 19, go online.

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