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Community Development Block Grant Workshops & Deadline Announced

CONWAY, SC– The Horry County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Office has announced that the deadline for filing CDBG sub-recipient agency applications for the 2014 cycle will be February 7, 2014, by 2 p.m. The application and application instructions can be found HERE.   

The funding is provided through a federal block grant program to assist in developing a viable urban community by expanding opportunities for decent housing, suitable living environments and needed public services. The projects must provide a benefit for low- to-moderate income citizens and/or address areas of slum/blight. The County CDBG office does not make grants directly to individuals or families, but instead funds non- profit and governmental agencies which carry out projects in the local area. Submission of an application does not guarantee funding.   

To assist with the applications, the Horry County CDBG Office will hold three classes at the CDBG/Voters Registration and Election Complex located at 1515 Fourth Avenue, Conway. They are scheduled as follows: 

  • Thursday, December 12, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 16, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Interested parties should contact the CDBG Office to reserve a spot as classes are quickly filling. For further information regarding the Community Development Block Grant Program, please contact the CDBG Office at 843-915-7033.


CDBG Public hearing on 2012-2013 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

Conway, South Carolina — The Horry County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2012-2013 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for public review and comment.  The 2012-2013 CAPER highlights expenditures of CDBG Program funds for the period of July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013.  The report includes information summarizing program resources, status of actions and community accomplishments, and a self-evaluation of progress made during the year.  

 

There will be a public meeting on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. at the Community Development Office to receive further public input regarding 2012-2013 CAPER.  Written comments may be addressed to Diana Seydlorsky at the Horry County Community Development Office or may be sent by email to seydlord@horrycounty.org. All comments must be received by 5 p.m. on September 5, 2013.   

Copies of the report are available for review at the Horry County Community Development Office, 1515 Fourth Avenue, Conway, SC 29526, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from August 22, 2013 through September 6, 2013, 2013. The report is also available from the County’s website.   

Horry County will furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with limited English proficiency or disabilities upon 24-hour notice. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services may contact Diana Seydlorsky, Community Development Director, by telephone at (843) 915-7033 or by writing the Community Development Office at 1515 Fourth Avenue, Conway, South Carolina 29526.    

If you have questions, please call the Community Development Office at (843) 915-7033.



CDBG Public Hearing on Entitlement Program Budget

Conway, South Carolina — The Horry County Community Development Block Grant Office (CDBG) will host a public hearing on the reallocation of funds in the CDBG Entitlement Program Budget for Fiscal Year 2012/2013. The public hearing will be held on Thursday, August 15, at 6 p.m. at the Racepath Community Center located at 1690 Racepath Street in Myrtle Beach.

These budget changes involve inter-account transfers from housing rehabilitation to microenterprise assistance in the Racepath Community. Input received will be considered by Horry County in re-budgeting these funds. This public hearing and the matters to be discussed are subject to the provisions of the Horry County Citizens Participation Plan. The Horry County Citizens Participation Plan and Consolidated Plan of Housing and Community Development are available for review at 1515 Fourth Avenue in Conway between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Questions or comments may be addressed to Diana Seydlorsky, Horry County Community Development Director at (843) 915-7033 or seydlord@horrycounty.org.


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