(Pitt County) — On Monday, October 5, 2020, a virtual Public Hearing will be held at 9:00am in the Eugene James Auditorium, at the Pitt County Administration building, located at 1717 West 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina. This hearing will provide the public an opportunity to voice their support, opposition and/or other related comments and concerns regarding the county’s plan to request grant funds. The purpose of this grant will help prevent evictions and utility disconnections to those impacted by COVID-19.
The Rural Economic Development Division of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) Program is designed to help units of local government respond to and recover from the health and economic impacts of COVID-19. This specific grant application is intended to help tenants (with incomes of no more than $53,360) as well as landlords and property managers. These benefits will encourage overall household stability as well as provide support to property owners and utility providers.
Public participants, who wish to speak virtually, are directed to contact the Pitt County Clerk to the Board at 252-902-2950 until 5:00pm on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Written comments may be submitted to the Clerk to the Board via regular mail to the Clerk’s attention at 1717 West Fifth Street, Greenville, NC 27834; or via email to email@example.com; as well as online at https://tinyurl.com/EvictionAndUtilityAssistance. Written comments will be received via regular mail or email until 8:00am on Monday, October 5, 2020 and will be read into the record during the time allotted for the public hearing. This meeting will be broadcasted on PittTv (Suddenlink Cable channel 13) and the Pitt County YouTube channel (www.YouTube.com/PittCountyNC)