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CDBG Suggestion Box Input Form

  1. Community Development Block Grant 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Plan New Release and Suggestion Box

    Everyone who lives or works in Manhattan, or representatives of local agencies and non-profits serving Manhattan residents, is invited to submit input regarding changes to the broad project categories in the new 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan that identify issues and gaps in services that need attention, and suggestions for Projects or Public Services to be considered for funding the CDBG Program Year (PY) 2020 Annual Action Plan.

    Interested persons or agencies are encouraged to submit input online using the Suggestion Box below from October 27, 2019 to December 16, 2019, and/or through attendance at the Public Input Meeting that will be held on November 7, 2019, beginning at 5:30 PM in the Commission Room at City Hall.

    The Public Input meeting is an opportunity to discuss ideas regarding the community needs to be addressed over the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan period, as well as receive proposals and possible projects that might be addressed through the CDBG PY 2020 Annual Action Plan.

    The information collected during the Input Period, on-line and at the November 7 meeting, will be used to help identify Broad Project categories that will be included in the 5 year Consolidated Plan, as well as identify specific projects and public services that should be considered for funding in the CDBG 2020 Annual Action Plan application.

    Attendance at the meeting is not mandatory, and you are encouraged to submit potential projects for the city to consider, in any manner convenient for you.

    Contact Christina L’Ecuyer, Grant Administrator, at Ph.: 785-587-2430, or by email:, if you have any questions.

  2. Please provide an email address if you would like to be contacted about your suggestions.

  3. If you're providing input on behalf of an organization, please list it here.

  4. Your title, job, or relationship to this organization.

  5. In addition to Grant Administration, these are the Broad Project Categories that the City currently uses to determine CDBG fund allocation each Year:

    -Planning (used to determine or discover needs)
    -Housing (Rehabilitation, Development, Relocation, Counseling)
    -Public Services (non-construction, people focused)
    -Facilities (public or non-profit facilities used to serve low to moderate neighborhoods or specific populations such as homeless, or elderly (i.e.: shelters or community centers)
    -Infrastructure (streets, utilities, sidewalks, trails, etc in Low to Moderate neighborhoods)
    -Economic Development (activities that provide technical assistance, micro enterprise assistance, commercial/industrial buildings - acquisition/disposition/infrastructure development)

  6. Should the City keep all of the categories listed above?

  7. Existing category to eliminate, new category to add.

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