The Board of Supervisors of Yazoo County, Mississippi, is considering applying to the Mississippi Development Authority for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant of up to $600,000 for a Public Facilities type project. The state of Mississippi has been allocated approximately $25 million that will be made available to cities, towns, and counties on a competitive basis to undertake eligible community development activities. These funds must be used to benefit low- and moderate-income persons.
The activities for which these funds may be used are in the area of public facilities and economic development. More specific details regarding eligible activities, program requirements, and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing that will be held on March 8, 2021, at 10:00 AM, in the Board Room of the Yazoo County Economic Development and Education Center at 637 East 15th Street in Yazoo City, MS. The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application.
The location for this hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. If a translator is needed for non-English speaking persons, please contact the County Administrator at 662-746-8668 at least 3 days prior to the meeting in an effort to accommodate this request. Yazoo County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admissions or access to or treatment or employment in its programs or activities.
All comments are welcome and must be submitted in writing.
For those able to attend this meeting, masks are required to enter the building. For those unable to attend this meeting, written comments will be considered until the close of business on March 10, 2021. Written comments should be mailed to the Yazoo County Board of Supervisors (c/o County Administrator); P.O. Box 1106; Yazoo City, MS 39194.