Speak up: Consolidated Plan Public Meeting/Community Forum

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Discuss recreation opportunities and other issues important to the city March 5.
Discuss recreation opportunities and other issues important to the city March 5.

MANCHESTER, NH — Flex your citizenship muscles by attending the March 4 Consolidated Plan Public Meeting/Community Forum from 6:30-8 p.m. at Bakersville Elementary School, 20 Elm St.

The Manchester Planning and Community Development Department is starting to develop the City’s Five-Year Plan for housing and community development that needs to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the spring.

Manchester receives an average of $2.3 million annually from HUD in Community Development Block Grant, HOME and Emergency Solutions Grant funds. As part of the Five Year Consolidated Plan process, the Planning Department is holding several public participation meetings to receive input from City residents, agencies and departments about the needs of our City. Please attend one of the meetings below, and share your ideas about the City’s needs, challenges and opportunities. You may contact Todd Fleming at the Planning Department at 624-6450 with any questions.

Snow date is March 5.

Topics discussed may include:

• Healthy/Safe Neighborhoods

• Economic Development

• Home Ownership & Affordable Housing Development

• Health and Human Services

• Strategies for the Homeless

• Recreational Opportunities

• Infrastructure Improvements

• Planning and Public Management

• Education and Skills Development

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