City of Aiken
Solicitation of Comments for
Amended 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan
Reallocation of CDBG-CV (Coronavirus) Funds
Public 5-Day Comment Period
The City of Aiken will hold a 5-day comment period regarding the reallocation of funds for proposed activities to be funded under the CARES Act/Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) beginning Monday, May 18, 2020.
A draft copy of the City’s 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan (AAP) for submittal to the Department of HUD for review and comment at www.cityofaikensc.gov. The anticipated amount is $117,639 from the CARES Act supplemental funds to assist those affected by COVID-19. An economic assistance for small business activity has been added to the Plan. If there is an increase of 20% to the funds, the amount will go towards the Small Business Loan Program.
Proposed Activities Include:
Small Business Loan Fund Program ……………..100,000
Small Business Assistance Program ………………..17,639
The AAP includes the accomplishments of the City in regards to helping low-income citizens and improving substandard conditions. The 5-day public comment period is being held from May 22 to May 29, 2020 to allow the public and other interested parties to comment on the reallocation. Any comments should be submitted in writing on or before May 29, 2020 to Sabina Craig, City of Aiken, PO Box 1177, Aiken, SC 29802. Telephone (803) 642-7606, Fax (803) 642-7727.