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Posted on: February 27, 2020

City of Marietta Community Development Block Grant Public Review Meeting Notice


February 27, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White


MARIETTA - The Public Review Meeting will be held at 5:00PM on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 268 Lawrence Street, Suite 200 Marietta, Georgia to receive comments on the PY2020 Annual Action Plan for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Funding received through this program is allocated to various activities that serve the needs of low and moderate-income persons of Marietta, GA. 

A 30-day Public Comment period begins February 28, 2020 and ends March 30, 2020. Please direct all comments/inquiries to: Kelsey Thompson-White, 268 Lawrence Street, Suite 200, Marietta, GA 30060; Telephone: 770-794-5437 or e-mail to: 

The Plan is available on the City website at; and in hard copy at 268 Lawrence Street, Suite 200.

The City of Marietta supports Equal Opportunity and Fair Housing and does not discriminate in any of its programs based on race, color, creed, ethnicity, sex, familial status, age, religion, or disability. No displacement will occur because of the activities described herein. Should displacement occur, the City of Marietta will implement the provisions required by CFR 570.606. The City does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission of, access to, or treatment of, or employment, the programs and activities described herein. An interpreter is available upon request to assist persons with limited English proficiency. Any requests for reasonable accommodation required by an individual to fully participate in any open meetings, programs, or activities of the Community Development Division should be directed to: Kelsey Thompson-White, 268 Lawrence Street, Suite 200, Marietta, GA 30060.

PY2020 Proposed CDBG Allocations

Administration & Planning    $107,921

Rehabilitation Activity Service Delivery    $96,273

Housing Rehabilitation    $134,473

Elderly/Disabled Emergency Grants    $100,000

Homeownership Assistance    $20,000

Public Services:    

-    The Center for Family Resources    $10,000

-    Marietta Police Athletic League    $15,600

-    SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center    $10,000

-    Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta    $10,000

-    YELLS    $35,341

TOTAL    $539,608

In the event that the final allocation differs from the expected amount of $539,608, all proposed project budgets will be proportionally increased or decreased from the estimated funding levels to match actual allocation amounts.

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