City of Pana, Illinois will hold a public hearing on July 26, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., in Pana City Hall, 120 E. Third St., Pana, Illinois 62557 to provide interested parties an opportunity to express their views on the proposed federal funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project. Persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons who wish to attend the public hearing and need assistance should contact Terry Klein, 120 E. Third St. Pana, Illinois 62557, 217-562-3626 no later than July 23, 2021. Every effort will be made to make reasonable accommodations for these persons.
On or about August 3, 2021, The City of Pana 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 for a community development project that will include the following activities: Water Main Extensions to residences at Pana Lake. The total amount of CDBG funds to be requested is $550,000. The amount of CDBG funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit low-to-moderate income persons is $290,840. The City of Pana also proposes to expend $182,571 in non-CDBG funds on the project. These non-CDBG funds will be derived from the following sources: United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development.
Information related to this project will be available for review prior to the public hearing as of July 18, 2021, at the Clerk’s office Pana City Hall 120 E. Third St. Pana IL 62557 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. 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 Terry Klein, 120 E. Third St. Pana, Illinois 62557, 217-562-3626 no later than July 26, 2021, in order 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 Terry Klein, 120 E. Third St. Pana, Illinois 62557, 217-562-3626 or write to Terry Klein, 120 E. Third St. Pana, Illinois 62557, 217-562-3626.