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Manatee County seeks public input on past year’s CDBG projects
Manatee County seeks public input on past year’s CDBG projects

Manatee County, Florida -- Manatee County Community Development is asking for public input on how some federal funding was spent in local neighborhoods over the past year.

Beginning today, the public will have two weeks to comment on the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  The CAPER will be available for public viewing in the Neighborhood Services Department, on the County’s website and at five county libraries.

The CAPER lists accomplishments, projects and other initiatives that were addressed as part of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plan for 2012-13. The report is a requirement of the federal agency that oversees CDBG funding, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The public can view and submit written comments on the CAPER through Tuesday, Dec/ 3 at 5 p.m. to:  

Suzie Dobbs, Community Development Manager, Manatee County neigborhood Services Department, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, Florida 34205 or at suzie.dobbs@mymanatee.org.

The CAPER is available on the 5th floor of the County Administrative Complex in the Neighborhood Services Department, online and at the following libraries during operating hours:

  • Central Branch, 1301 Barcarrota Blvd. W., Bradenton;  
  • South County Branch, 6081 26th Street W., Bradenton;  
  • Braden River Branch, 4915 53rd Avenue E., Bradenton;
  • Palmetto Branch, 923 6th  Street W., Palmetto;
  • Rocky Bluff Branch, 6750 U. S. Hwy. 301, Ellenton.

This is the first year of the 2012-2017 CDBG Five Year Consolidated Plan. Public comments on the CAPER will be presented to the Board of County Commissioners before it’s submitted to HUD. 

 

 

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