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Notice of Public Hearing and Notice of 15 - Day Comment Period

The City of Albuquerque Family & Community Services Department will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at the Los Griegos Health & Social Services Center located at 1231 Candelaria NW.  The purpose of the meeting is to present the Department’s 2016 HUD Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) and to provide an opportunity for City residents to give input during a 15-day comment period.  This report discusses how the Department allocated and expended its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Entitlement funds.  The CAPER addresses progress achieved in attaining goals and meeting its priorities.

A 15-day public comment period will begin on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, and end on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  All residents, property owners, persons with disabilities, immigrants, seniors, low-income, children and youth, homeless persons, and other stakeholders of the City of Albuquerque are encouraged to submit written comments or questions regarding the draft CAPER to Rick Giron, Department of Family and Community Services, located at Old City Hall, 400 Marquette NW, 5th Floor, Room 504, Albuquerque, NM 87102 or e-mail at [email protected].

A copy of the draft 2016 CAPER, as well as the 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan, will be available on or before March 8, 2017 for public review weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the offices of the Department of Family and Community Services, at the above mentioned location or available anytime on the City of Albuquerque website at:                                                                    

A reasonable number of free copies are available at City offices located above upon request.  In addition, the draft 2016 CAPER can be provided in alternative formats (i.e. Braille/large print, audio tape) for persons with disabilities and may also be translated into Spanish for limited-English-proficient (LEP) Spanish speaking persons, upon request. After receipt of public comments from the 15-day public comment period, the City of Albuquerque will summarize the comments received in its formal CAPER to HUD on or before March 30, 2017.

For more information, please email [email protected] or call 768-2968. For individuals with disabilities who need assistance to benefit from this meeting, please call Amanda Lujan at 768-2913 or (TTY) 1-800-659-8331.