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Published October 8, 2014
Ben Hill County
Grant No 14p-Y-009-1-5644

Ben Hill County will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on October 14, 2014, at 10:30 am at the Courthouse Annex Commissioners Meeting Room, 324 E. Pine Street, Fitzgerald, Ga. 31750 for the purpose of
discussing the approved activities of the Ben Hill Countyʼs Community Development Block Grant. On September 5, 2014, Ben Hill County was awarded CDBG funds of $500,000 to perform: street and
drainage improvements in the following locations: Marble Lane, Sandstone Street, Fieldstone Court, Fern Court, Moss Lane, and Bowen Road in Ben Hill County, GA.

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 Countyʼs plan 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 Frank Feild, County Manager 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).