Jan 23, 2021

CDBC Cares Act Public Hearing

May 27, 2020
Meetings & Notices

Public Hearing
Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Office of Community Development will conduct a Public Hearing on the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act on May 20, 2020 at 6:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers, and accessed by others via

Disclosure Statement for Virtual Meetings:

Pursuant to Governor Bakerís March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, ß18, and the Governorís March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the City of North Adams Board of Health will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the City of North Adams website, at For this meeting, members of the public who wish to listen/watch the meeting may do so by Zoom; see below. No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, but every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means. In the event that we are unable to do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the City of North Adams website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.

1. Welcome & Purpose of Hearing
2. Overview of the CDBG CARES Act (Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act)
a. Review of HUD, Entitlement, Non-Entitlement and Mini-Entitlement Communities
b. Eligible entities
c. National Objective Compliance

d. Eligible Activities (maximum grant available at $400,000 to fund one or both of the following two activities)
a. Social Services
b. Micro-Enterprises

3. City of North Adams planned activity
a. North Adams Microenterprise Stimulus Program

b. Program Delivery Administration

4. Public Comments/Questions (please state your name, address/organization, for the record, so that your comments can be reflected into the Public Hearing Minutes).

Michael F. Nuvallie, Director, Office of Community Development
Hearing Officer
May 27, 2020

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