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March 14th, 2008
Workshop planned on federal grant money

From the city of San Marcos

The city of San Marcos will hold a stakeholder’s workshop to receive citizen input on the proposed use of $514,869 in Community Development Block Grant funds for program year 2008 on Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 6 p.m. in the Activity Room of Sunrise Village I, 500 Parker Drive.

This workshop is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. For more information contact Janis Hendrix, Planning Department, 630 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666 at (512) 393-8147.

The City’s 2008 allocation from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be $514,869.00. Projects funded through the CDBG program must meet a national objective and one of the priority needs identified in the 2005-2009 Consolidated Plan.

These priorities are housing; economic development for job creation; and public facilities. CDBG funds are used to benefit the city’s low to moderate income residents.

— MELISSA MILLECAM

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