For Immediate Release
October 23, 2019
MAYOR PATRICK MADDEN ANNOUNCES NOTICE OF PUBLIC FOCUS GROUPS CITY OF TROY’S 2020-2024 5-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN
TROY, NY – The City of Troy is conducting a series of public focus groups in conjunction with the preparation of the City’s 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan through its Community Development Block Grant program.
Mayor Patrick Madden said, “The upcoming public focus meetings for our 5-Year Consolidated Plan are a great opportunity for public engagement around future plans for growth and investment in our community. I encourage Troy residents to participate in these valuable public meetings to provide input and feedback on where and how federal funds can be invested in our diverse neighborhoods.”
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Consolidated Plan describes the City’s five-year goals and objectives for the use of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funds.
The public focus groups will provide an opportunity for the City to discuss the Consolidated Plan program, the process for development and approval and proposed activities associated with the plan.
Regardless of your place of residence, you may attend any or all of the 4 public focus groups. The schedule of meetings is as follows:
October 24, 2019
Italian Community Center
1450 5th Avenue, Troy
October 29, 2019
Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Club
501 4th Avenue, Troy
November 12, 2019
Troy City Hall
433 River Street, 5th Floor
November 14, 2019
Arnold E Fallon Community Center
102 w Glen Ave, Troy
Focus groups will be held from 6:00-8:00PM. If you cannot attend one of the focus groups you may send your written comments to Carolin Skriptshak, Housing and Community Development, City Hall, 433 River Street, Troy, New York 12180.
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John Salka, Deputy Director of Public Information
[email protected] / (518) 279-7131