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Posted on: March 15, 2021

SUCCESSFUL PUBLIC HEARING IN MILL QUARTERS FOR CDBG HOUSING REVITALIZATION FUNDING

CDBG Community Meeting 3-11-2021 (2) (002)

The City of Douglas and Southern Georgia Regional Commission (SGRC) held a CDBG Grant Public Hearing and Application Intake meeting on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at Young’s Chapel Baptist Missionary Church.  Georgia Henderson (Community Development Director), Michael Jacobs (SGRC Senior Planner), and Christian Mikell (Grants Administrator) were on hand to assist with providing information and application intake.  Several community members completed applications and provided input for the proposed FY’21 CDBG Grant area.  If a citizen thinks they may qualify for the housing revitalization program in the target area and would like to complete an application, please call Michael Jacobs (912)285-6097 or Christian Mikell at (912) 383-0277.

Picture #1: Michael Jacobs (SGRC Planner) explains the guidelines of the CDBG Housing Revitalization program to citizens at the public meeting.



CDBG Community Meeting 3-11-2021 (2) (002)


Picture #2: City Commissioner Kentaiwon Durham attended the meeting and helped urge citizens in the Mill Quarters to attend.

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