The Town of Hurley, New Mexico wishes to inform all interested parties that public hearings will be held at the Hurley Town Hall, 101 Cortez Ave. on the following dates:

Thursday, March 21, 2019
12:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

Friday, March 22, 2019
9:00 a.m.

The purpose of this public hearing will be to report on past CDBG program activities and to receive public input on community development needs and suggestions for future CDBG projects.

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program was established under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, in order to assist communities in providing essential community facilities, providing decent housing for residents, promoting economic development and maintaining a suitable living environment. The State of New Mexico estimates the 2019 appropriation of $10,000,000 to be distributed statewide on a competitive basis.

State and national objectives of the New Mexico CDBG Program requires that assistance be made available for activities that principally benefit persons of low and moderate income.

Applications are limited to a maximum of $500,000 without certified cost estimates and $750,000 with certified cost estimates by a licensed professional. Planning applications are limited to $50,000.

Eligible activities and categories will be described. All interested parties are invited to attend, to submit project ideas, to provide supporting data and testimony, and other pertinent information.

With sufficient notice, a translator will be provided for non-English speaking residents.

Those unable to attend the public hearing may send written comments to:

CDBG Grant Program Requests
Town of Hurley
P.O. Box 65
Hurley, NM 88043