Notice of Public Hearing

Published 3:03 pm Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Southampton County, Virginia
Community Development Block Grant Funding

 Southampton County will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Newsoms Volunteer Fire Department, 22146 General Thomas Highway, Newsoms, Virginia to solicit public input on a proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) proposal to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Newsoms Town Housing Rehab and Storm Drainage Project. Residents of the project area are encouraged to attend.

The draft CDBG proposal will be presented for comment along with information on projected beneficiaries, including the number of low- and moderate-income residents to benefit from the proposed project, and plans to minimize displacement. Citizens will also be given the opportunity to comment on the County’s past use of CDBG funds. A fact sheet on the proposed project and the draft proposal will be available at the meeting. All residents in the project area are urged to attend. For additional information, contact Mr. Michael Johnson at 757-653-3015.

Comments and grievances can be submitted in writing to Southampton County at P.O. Box 400, Courtland Virginia 23837 or by phone at 757-653-3015 until March 12, 2015.

For additional information, or if you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please contact Mr. Michael Johnson, County Administrator, 26022 Administration Center Drive, Courtland, Virginia 23837 or by telephone at (757) 653-3015.