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Washoe County invites citizens to provide ideas about ways to improve the community.
Media Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Nancy Leuenhagen

Reno, Nevada. Sept. 22, 2014. Washoe County is asking citizens to give their ideas for community projects to propose to the state.

Washoe County participates in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program through the State of Nevada. The CDBG program provides funding to improve community facilities for housing rehabilitation, community centers and emergency vehicles just to name a few.

The public is invited to bring their ideas, comments and suggestions before the Board of Washoe County Commissioners at a public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Washoe County Chambers.

What: Public Hearing about Community Development Block Grant

When: Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m.

Where: Washoe County Chambers, Bldg. A at 1001 E. Ninth St. in Reno.

Background info: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has made approximately $2.4 million available for grants for community facilities, planning and capacity building, economic development, micro-enterprise programs, and housing rehabilitation. These grants are available on a competitive basis to Nevada’s 26 non-entitlement cities and counties.  Washoe County is eligible to apply for projects located in unincorporated areas of the county.