Jasper County is considering applying to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for a Community Development Block Grant of up to $750,000 for the purpose of improving the Jasper County Health Department. These funds must be used to primarily benefit low- and moderate- income persons.
The activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, public facilities, and economic development. More specific details regarding eligible activities, plans to assist displaced persons (if any), the estimated amount of funds proposed to be used for activities to benefit low- and moderate- income persons, and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing which will be held at the Jasper County Historic Courthouse Small Courtroom at 126 W. Greene Street Monticello, GA 31064 on October 15, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application. Jasper 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. Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language should contact Mike Benton, County Manager prior to October 15, 2018. This person can be located at 126 W. Greene Street, Suite 18 Monticello, GA 31064 between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Persons with hearing disabilities can contact the Georgia Relay Service, at (TDD) 1-800-255-0056 or (Voice) 1-800-255-0135.