The City of Evansville was allocated $795,964 in Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG-R) funds by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), which President Obama signed into law on February 17, 2009.  Read news release regarding allocation of these and other funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Word format).

The City of Evansville has developed a proposed significant amendment to the City of Evansville‚Äôs 2008 Consolidated Annual Action Plan to include funds allocated through Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG-R) funds.  As described in much greater detail in the amendment, the City intends to distribute CDBG-R funds as follows:

  • Public Facility Improvement:  $65,691
  • Public Service - Equipment:  $34,309
  • Neighborhood Pride Infrastructure:  $495,964
  • Neighborhood Pride Green Initiatives:  $200,000

Written comments regarding the proposed significant amendment should be received by the Department of Metropolitan Development by 12:00 p.m. CST on Monday, May 12, 2010.

For more information about the City of Evansville's efforts related to use of CDBG-R funds, please contact:

Tonya Turnley
Department of Metropolitan Development
306 Civic Center Complex
One N.W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Evansville, IN  47708

For more information about the CDBG-R program in general, please visit the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Website.

For more information about Federal reporting, please visit www.recovery.gov.

This page/section will be updated as additional information becomes available

Updated April 29, 2010

Last updated: 4/29/2010 9:28:28 AM
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