KINGMAN — The City of Kingman is set to receive approximately $437,613 in federal Community Development Block Grant funds in fiscal year 2022-23 from the Arizona Department of Housing Regional Account. The city can also request $500,000 in CDBG funds for the 2022-23 fiscal year from the state’s Special Projects Account.
According to a press release from the City of Kingman, CDBG funds are to be used to benefit low-to-moderate income people and areas, alleviate slums and blight, or meet an urgent need within the city limits of Kingman. Kingman.
A public hearing will be held Wednesday, July 6 at 5 p.m. in the Powerhouse Conference Room upstairs at the Powerhouse Visitor Center, 120 W. Andy Devine Ave. to Kingman to collect citizen feedback on the use of CDBG funds.
Examples of possible uses include construction or renovation of infrastructure projects such as water, wastewater and solid waste facilities, streets and flood control; the construction or improvement of community facilities such as centers for the elderly, health and social services; expansion of public services to serve low-income people; creating new jobs through small business loans or infrastructure improvements; and affordable housing projects, including home reconstruction, rehabilitation or repair programs.