The City of Jerseyville will hold a public hearing on July 28, 2020, at 5:45 PM, at Jerseyville City Hall, 115 East Prairie Street, Jerseyville, Illinois, 62052 to provide interested parties an opportunity to express their views on the proposed Downstate Small Business Stabilization application funded by Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. Persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons who wish to attend the public hearing and need assistance should contact Denise Hayes, City Clerk, 115 East Prairie Street, Jerseyville, Illinois, 62052, at 618-498-3312 no later than July 24, 2020. Every effort will be made to make reasonable accommodations for these persons. At the present time, due to COVID-19 mandating, this meeting will be held via teleconference. Individuals wanting to listen to the Council conduct the public hearing and/or participate during the public hearing by providing public comment, may do so by CALLING 618-639-3334 and ENTER PIN # 02088.
On or about July 28, 2020, the City of Jerseyville intends to apply to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for a grant from the State CDBG program. This program is funded by Title 1 of the federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. These funds are to be used to provide working capital for the benefit of Julie’s Graphics, LLC. The total amount of CDBG funds to be requested is $25,000.00 and will address the urgent needs of the business due to the COVID-19 emergency.
Information related to this application will be available for review at least seven days prior to the public hearing at the Jerseyville City Hall lobby, 115 East Prairie Street, Jerseyville, Illinois, 62052 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. In addition, the information will be available on the City’s website at www.jerseyville-il.us. Interested citizens are invited to provide comments regarding these issues either at the public hearing or by prior written statement. Written comments should be submitted to Bob Manns, Director of Public Works, 115 East Prairie Street, Jerseyville, Illinois, 62052, or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 28, 2020 to ensure placement of such comments in the official record of the public hearing proceedings. This project will result in no displacement of any persons or businesses. For additional information concerning the proposed project, please contact Bob Manns, Director of Public Works, at 618-946-0323 or write to Bob Manns, Director of Public Works, at 115 East Prairie Street, Jerseyville, Illinois, 62052, or email@example.com.