Please be advised that the Vinton Town Council will hold a public hearing at its meeting on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, participation in this public hearing by Council members, staff, and the public will be available through electronic or other alternative means. The public may comment
by emailing [email protected], leaving a message at 540-983-0607 or writing to the Town Clerk, Vinton Municipal Building,
311 S. Pollard Street, Vinton, Virginia 24179. Voice mails, emails and other messages containing comments on the budget will be provided to Council members. The public also may be able to comment during the electronic public hearing. Citizens interested in this option must register in advance by calling the Town Clerk’s Office at
540-983-0607 or sending an email to [email protected] by 12 Noon on Monday, June 1, 2020. The public can observe this meeting through a livestream on the Town’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/vintonva. Additional information concerning the meeting and the public hearing will be made available on the Town’s website at least three days before the meeting date.
The purpose of the public hearing is to solicit public input on local community development and housing needs in relation to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a project in our community.
Information on the amount of funding available, the requirements on benefit to low- and moderate-income persons, eligible activities, and plans to minimize displacement and provide displacement assistance as necessary will be available. Citizens will also be given the opportunity to comment on the Town of Vinton’s past use of CDBG funds. All interested citizens are urged to participate. For additional information, contact Richard Peters, Assistant Town Manager at (540) 343-1508 or [email protected]
Comments and grievances can be submitted in writing to the Town of Vinton, Virginia at 311 South Pollard Street, Vinton, VA 24179 or by phone at
(540) 983-0607 or Virginia Relay Service 711 until June 1, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Persons requiring special assistance to attend and participate at this public meeting should contact the Town Manager’s office at (540) 983-0607.
Susan N. Johnson, CMC