The City of Corinth, Mississippi, is considering applying to the Mississippi Development Authority for a Community Development Block Grant for an amount up to $600,000 for Public Facility/ Wastewater System Improvements. The State of Mississippi has allocated approximately $24 million that will be made available to cities and counties on a competitive basis to undertake eligible community development activities. These funds must be used to benefit low and moderate income persons.

The activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of public facilities and economic development. More specific details regarding eligible activities, program requirements, and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing which will be held at the City of Corinth City Hall, 300 Childs Street, Corinth, MS, on March 29, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.. The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application.

Also, Fair Housing brochures to promote fair housing choices in Block Grant communities will be available at this Public Hearing.

The location for this hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. If a translator is needed for non-English speaking persons, please contact Mayor Tommy Irwin at 662-286-6644 at least three days prior to the meeting in an effort to accommodate this request. The City of Corinth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, familial status, age or handicap (disability) in the
admissions or access to or treatment or employment in its programs or activities. All comments are welcome and must be submitted in writing. For those unable to attend this meeting, written comments will be considered until close of business on April 5, 2019. Written comments should be mailed to the City of Corinth to Mayor Tommy Irwin at P.O. Box 669 Corinth, MS 38834.

Tommy Irwin, Mayor