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Jackson County Mississippi - Public Hearing re applying for funding for new EOC 02 August 2022 ( news )
Jackson County , state Mississippi ( By Press Release office)
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The Board of Supervisors is considering applying to the Mississippi Development Authority for Katrina Supplemental Community Development Block Grants funds of up to $5M . The proposed Community Revitalization Project is a new
Emergency Operations Center
that would be constructed in the Sunplex Light Industrial Park located on the west side of Highway 57 between Highway 90 and Interstate 10 .
JACKSON COUNTY , MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE -
( as published in the Mississippi Press on August 7 , 2022 )
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors is considering applying to the Mississippi Development Authority ( “MDA” ) for Katrina Supplemental Community Development Block Grant funds of up to $5 , 000 , 000 for a Community Revitalization Project . The State of Mississippi has been allocated Hurricane Katrina Supplemental Community Development Block Grant funds that will be made available to cities and counties on a competitive basis to undertake eligible activities . These funds must be used for one of the following purposes:
to benefit low - to moderate - income persons;
to aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or
to meet other community development needs having a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community where other financial resources are not available to meet such needs .
More specific details regarding the proposed projects , program requirements , and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing which will be held
at the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room , 2915 Canty Street , Pascagoula ,
Mississippi 39567 on
Monday , August 15 , 2022 at 3:00 p . m .
local time .
The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application .
Written comments should be sent to the Jackson County Board of Supervisors Office , Attention: Sonya Carter , Grants Director , 2915 Canty Street , Pascagoula , Mississippi 39567 no later than August 19 , 2022 by close of business to be included in the application to MDA .
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