Posted on: March 9, 2018


The City of Natchez, Mississippi, is considering applying to the Mississippi Development Authority for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant of up to $600,000.00 for a city-wide water improvement project.

The State of Mississippi has been allocated approximately $22,802,114.00 that will be made available to cities, town and counties on a competitive basis to undertake eligible community development activities. These funds must be used to benefit low- and moderate-income persons.

The activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of public facilities and economic development. More specific details regarding eligible activities, program requirements and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing which will be held at the Natchez Council Chambers, 115 South Pearl Street, Natchez, MS 39120 on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 4:30 P.M.

The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application.

The location for this hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. If a translator is needed for non-English speaking persons, please contact Mr. James Johnston at 601.445.7518 at least three (3) days prior to the meeting in an effort to accommodate this request. The City of Natchez does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admissions or access to or treatment of employment in its programs or activities.

All comments are welcome and must be submitted in writing. For those unable to attend this meeting, written comments will be considered until the close of business on April 9, 2018.

Written comments should be mailed to the City of Natchez to the attention of Mr. Darryl V. Grennell, Mayor, at PO Box 1185, Natchez, MS 39121.

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