Auburn City Council hears public on Schine Theater, other Community Development Block Grant projects

About $2.6 million needs to be out the city of Auburn’s door by January 2018 due to new federal requirements around Community Development Block Grants.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development introduced the changes in March, requiring those receiving CDBG funds to spend down those account balances. Utilizing the city’s five-year consolidated plan, Office of Planning and Economic Development Director Jennifer Haines proposed a list of amendments to the city’s CDBG Action Plan, which was the subject of a presentation and public hearing Thursday night at the Auburn City Council meeting.

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