Thursday, July 18, 2013

UG to hold public hearing for budget July 29

News Release: 
The public is invited to attend a public hearing to be held on Thursday evening, July 29, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. in the Unified Government Board of Commissioners Chambers in the Lobby of the Municipal Office Building.

The public hearing is being co-sponsored by the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas Departments of Budget and Community Development. 

The purpose of this meeting is to request public comment for the adoption of the Unified Government’s revised 2013 and proposed 2014 budgets.

In addition, the public hearing is being held to receive public comment on housing and community development needs, including non-housing community development needs for the 2013 Consolidated Annual Action Plan and budget.

The 2013 Consolidated Annual Action Plan includes the following program applications: 39th Year Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), 2013 HOME Investment Partnership Grant Program, and the 2013 Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG).

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas Department of Community Development is funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

The Department’s mission is to provide safe, sanitary, and attractive housing to the city's low and moderate-income residents and to preserve and revitalize the community's neighborhoods.