Public Hearing Regarding Use of CDBG Funds

Published by The Bee News

January 30, 2024

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KINGMAN, Ariz. – The City of Kingman is expected to receive approximately $406,068 in FY2024 Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the Arizona Department of Housing Regional Account (RA). The City of Kingman also intends to apply for $500,000 in FY2024 CDBG funds from the State Special Projects (SSP) account.  CDBG funds must be used to benefit low-income persons and areas, alleviate slum and blight or address urgent need.

A public hearing will be held in Council Chambers at 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 310 N. 4th Street, Kingman, AZ to gather citizen input on the use of the CDBG funds.  

Examples of possible uses include the following:     

1)      Public infrastructure (e.g., water, wastewater, street improvements);

2)      Community facilities (e.g., parks, health clinics, libraries, senior or youth centers);

3)      Housing (e.g., owner-occupied or multi-family rehab, utility connections on private property, new housing constructed by a non-profit);

4)      Public services (e.g., paying the salary of an additional staff person to expand a Head Start program, purchasing a van to transport persons with disabilities, equipment and rent to start a new job training program); 

For more information about the hearing, grievances, or the CDBG program; or to receive assistance in formulating prospective project ideas for presentation at the hearing, contact:

Monica Murphy, Grants Administrator

City of Kingman

310 N. 4th Street

Kingman, AZ 86401


Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations may contact Monica Murphy at the above location at least 48 hours before the hearing.


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