The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is preparing to develop a new five-year consolidated plan for 2015-2019. Each year the state receives approximately $10 million from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that is distributed through three grant programs: The Vermont Community Development Program, the Emergency Solutions Grant Program and the HOME Program.
The department want to hear from the public on issues related to housing, downtown improvements, health and childcare, jobs, food security as well as any remaining needs related to Tropical Storm Irene.
The meeting will be at St. Johnsbury Academy, Black Box Theater, 1000 Main St., St. Johnsbury, from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
For more information about this meeting contact Town Manager John Hall at 748-3926 or Arthur Hamlin, DHCD 828-3749.