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Posted on: August 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Notice Of Hearing



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Whitman County Commissioners in their Chambers, Courthouse, Colfax, WA on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

The purpose of the hearing is to review community development and housing needs, inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of the state Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and receive comments on proposed activities, particularly from lower income persons residing in the Whitman County area.

Up to $466,181 may be available to the county to fund CDBG public services and local microenterprise assistance programs; and public health, emergency response, or temporary housing facilities that address COVID-19 impacts. All CDBG funded activities must benefit low and moderate-income persons or meet the CDBG urgent need national objective criteria.

An overview of the proposed activities will be available for review on the Whitman County website at on August 20. Comments may also be submitted in writing twenty-four (24) hours in advance to Whitman County Commissioners, 400 N. Main Street, Colfax, WA 9911.

  • Remote participation is available for attending the Commissioners’ meetings. Due to COVID-19 all public meetings of the Whitman County Commissioners are closed to in-person attendance. We encourage staff and the general public to participate at: Access for the hearing impaired and others can be accommodated using Washington Relay Service at 1-800-833-6384 and at the below website. Additional arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including an interpreter, will be made upon receiving twenty-four (24) hour advance notice. Please contact the Commissioners’ Office at (509) 397-6200 if such assistance is needed.

  • Washington Relay Service

Connie Ellis, Deputy

Clerk of the Board

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