Notice of Public Hearing on a Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority for Upper Story Housing Conversion

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A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 5:30 PM at the Jefferson City Council Chambers at 220 North Chestnut, Jefferson, IA 50129.

The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comments concerning the City of Jefferson applying for a Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to provide funds for upper story housing units within the city’s downtown area. Items to be discussed for approval are the proposed project activities, costs, locations, and the amount of funds required to complete the project.

The proposed project will create 2 new rental units at 100 East State St., Jefferson, IA 50129. A minimum of 51% of the units will be rented to LMI tenants.

This public hearing will also include discussion about Community Development and Housing Needs of the community including major housing and community development needs of low-to-moderate income residents of the community, other major housing, and community development needs (for non-low-to-moderate income residents), planned or potential activities to address the needs identified. Persons with special needs or translation services should make this request to the City of Jefferson no later than 4:00 PM on Friday October 21, 2022, at (515) 386-3111. Written comments or questions may be submitted to Jefferson City Council, 220 North Chestnut, Jefferson, IA 50129 or electronically to roxanneg@cityofjeffersoniowa.org no later than 4:00 p.m. October 25, 2022. Meeting minutes from the public hearing will be available by contacting the City of Jefferson at (515) 386-3111.