NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The County of Wise will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., County Administrator’s Conference Room of the Wise County Courthouse, 206 East Main Street, Room 223, Wise, VA, to solicit public input on a proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Lunchbox276 Food Voucher Assistance Project. The project will address the increasing needs and availability of existing youth food programs with local food service providers/restaurants. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend. A draft CDBG proposal or a fact sheet will be presented for comment along with information on projected beneficiaries, including the number of low- and moderate-income residents to benefit from the proposed project, and plans to minimize displacement. Citizens will also be given an opportunity to comment on Wise County’s past use of CDBG funds. A fact sheet on the project will also be available at LENOWISCO Planning District Commission, Duffield, Virginia. For additional information, contact Jimmy Adkins at LENOWISCO, (276) 431
Complaints and grievances can be submitted in writing to Mr. Mike Hatfield, Wise County Administrator, at the Wise County Courthouse, at P.O. Box 570, Wise VA 24293, or by phone at (276) 328-2321 until the date of the hearing.
If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call either number listed above. Virginia Relay Center for voice/TTY services are available by calling 7-1-1.