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Published November 23, 2016


GRANT NO. 15p-y-009-1-5833

Ben Hill County will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on November 30, 2016, at 10:00 am at the Ben Hill County Board of Commissioners Office, 402 East Pine St., Fitzgerald, GA. 31750, for the purpose of discussing the approved activities of the Ben Hill County Community Development Block Grant. On October 7, 2016 Ben Hill County was awarded CDBG funds of $500,000 to perform: Drainage and Street improvements in the following locations: Ashton Way and St. Johns Road.

Items to be discussed at the hearing include:

  1. The amount of funds received and a description of the activities.
  2. The amount of funds available for each activity and the amount of funds that will benefit low and moderate income persons.
  3. The plan, if applicable, to minimize or prevent displacement of persons and the plan to assist persons who may be displaced.
  4. Fair Housing laws and Ben Hill County plans to further fair housing.

The public is invited to attend this Hearing to become informed of the project activities.

Ben Hill County is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability or age. For a reasonable accommodation please contact Donna Prather, County Clerk, at ( 229) 426-5100, or email

Persons with hearing disabilities can contact the Georgia Relay Service at (TDD) 1-800-255-0056 or 1-800-255-0135 (Voice).