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Notice of Public Hearing: Community Development




A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. via ZOOM and Facebook Live for the purpose of identifying and prioritizing the community needs of Mississippi County, Arkansas. The hearing will determine whether an application for Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program (ACEDP) funds should be developed and if so, for what community need.  Also, comments on proposed project activities will be discussed, especially those with possible impacts on the community, should the project receive funding.

The ZOOM Meeting ID is 808 752 3474. The Facebook Live stream will be on Mississippi County, Arkansas Government's page for those who wish to comment.


All residents of Mississippi County, Arkansas are encouraged to attend the hearing and participate in the community development process. Mississippi County, Arkansas (economic development) will provide technical assistance in developing proposals by groups representing low- and moderate-income persons.

Individuals requiring physical or sensory accommodations including interpreter service, Braille, large print, or recorded materials, please contact Tamika Jenkins at 870.532.6084 no later than May 20th. Accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and non-English speaking individuals provided that a 3 business day notice is received by the Mississippi County, Arkansas.


Public Hearing Agenda: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.

Mississippi County Hospital System

1. Call to Order

2. Identify and Discuss Community Needs

3. Discuss Goals for meeting Community Needs

4. Review CDBG Funding requirements

5. Discuss the project

a. Amount of Funding

b. How it will benefit LMI Families

6. Discuss Expected Results

7. General Discussion

8. Adjourn