Knox County Consolidated Plan Public Hearing
Knox County Community Development is developing the Knox County 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan which is required by U. S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for relevant funded grantees. In accordance with regulations, the County encourages public participation and input on the FY 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan which will describe goals, objectives and the types of County activities to be potentially funded over the next five years utilizing HUD funds. The Plan details the use of County funds in addressing the priority needs identified in the Consolidated Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs offered through HUD.
A public hearing will be held on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 5:00 PM at the following location below:
Community Action Committee (CAC)
L.T. Ross Building
2247 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921
Knox County residents are encouraged to share their comments about the Knox County Consolidated Plan and individual comments and responses will be included in the planning document. Those unable to attend are welcome to direct written comments by November 14, 2014 to the following address:Public Comments
Knox County Community Development
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Persons requiring special assistance or accommodations should contact Knox County Community Development @ 215-3980 at least 3 days before the public hearing.
Si usted necesitara asistencia para este aviso en otro idioma, por favor llame al 694-8880 para mayor información y mencione del Desarrollo Comunitario del Condado de Knox.
The Knox County Community Development Department (KCCD) is dedicated to serving our local community by providing funding and assistance to organizations and agencies that have vital missions that serve individuals or families with varied needs. We are tasked with responsibilities that include management and oversight of federal funds as well as other assets defined by additional government bodies.
Our department oversight includes intensive work and staffing related primarily to 2 federal programs. The U.S Department of Homeland Security Grant Program is focused on insuring our community is prepared for a disaster response by better equipping and training our first responder agencies. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban (HUD) Development Grant programs are focused upon assisting low-to-moderate (LMI) individuals within our community to obtain vital services or housing to meet the basic necessities of life. Both federal programs ultimately make our community a better place to live and provide a very worthwhile sense of purpose and service for our staff.
Knox County Community Development is comprised of highly qualified and experienced employees that are dedicated to serving our community and serving our community well.
For more information, please call 215-3980 to contact our Knox County Community Development staff.