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Posted on: September 11, 2017

City Calling for Comments on 2015 Disaster Recovery Funds

The City of San Marcos will hold a Public Meeting Thursday, Sept.14, 2017 in Room 2 of the Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins from 6 -8 p.m. to discuss the use of the additional funds in relation to the unmet needs in the community from the Floods of 2015 and the projects that could address the unmet needs in the community.


The City was awarded an additional $8,714,000 of CDBG-DR funds, for a total of $33,794,000 to address the impact of the floods of 2015. Substantial Amendment No. 4 to the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Action Plan will identify additional project(s) that will help San Marcos recover from the May and October 2015 floods.


The comment period for Substantial Amendment No. 4 to the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Action Plan will be from Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at 8 a.m. through Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at 5 p.m. This surpasses the seven day required comment period cited in the CDBG-DR Action Plan.


The City Council will also hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 630 E. Hopkins, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 to accept citizen comments on the Substantial Amendment No. 4 to the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Action Plan.


The Substantial Amendment No. 4 will be available for citizen review/comment and will be available at the San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, Texas 78666; the City Planning & Development Services office and the Community Development Block Grant Office, both located at 630 E. Hopkins, San Marcos 78666.

For assistance in obtaining a copy or for more information, please call Stacy Brown, Housing and Community Development Manager at 512.805.2604. A copy of the draft Amendment No. 4 will also be placed on the City’s website at www.smtxfloodrecovery.com.


Comments must be made in writing and should include the sender’s full name and physical address. Comments may be sent electronically to CDBG@sanmarcostx.gov or by mail to: City of San Marcos, Attention: Stacy Brown, 630 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, Texas, 78666.


The City of San Marcos does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its services, programs, or activities. Individuals who require auxiliary aids and services for this meeting should contact the City of San Marcos ADA Coordinator at 512-393-8065(voice) or call Texas Relay Service (TRS) by dialing 7-1-1. Requests can also be sent by e-mail to ADArequest@sanmarcostx.gov as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

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Contact:

Kristi Wyatt, Director of Communications, 512.393.8105 kwyatt@sanmarcostx.gov

Trey Hatt, Communications Specialist, 512.393.8242 ghatt@sanmarcostx.gov


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