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Second Public Hearing


Independence will hold a public hearing on March 12, 2019 at 6pm at Independence Volunteer Fire Department, 329 Davis Street, Independence VA to solicit public input on the proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) proposal to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) for the Independence Downtown Revitalization Project.  Residents of the project are area encourage to attend. Project will include: Street-Scape, lighting sidewalk improvements, pedestrian connectivity, farmers market, intersection improvements, etc…


Project area information, maps, and cost estimates will be presented for comment along with information on projected beneficiaries, including Blight removal, the number of Low-to-Moderate income residents to benefit from the proposed project, and plans to minimize displacement.  Citizens will be giving the opportunity to comment on the Town’s past use of CDBG funds.  For additional information, contact Reid Walters 276- 773-3703.


Comments and grievances can be submitted in writing to Town Manager 317 East Main Street Independence VA 24348 or by phone 276-773-3703 and (VA Relay TTY dial 711) until (Day before public hearing).

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