NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: Concerning Community Needs and Priorities

Posted by 01/20/2022


Bamberg County

Notice of Hearing Concerning Community Needs and Priorities


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 5:30 PM, Bamberg County will hold a public hearing to solicit public input on community needs and priorities for housing, public facilities, and economic development. At this public hearing, Bamberg County will conduct its annual community needs assessment, addressing development activities which might be undertaken to meet identified needs, including the estimated amount proposed to be used for activities that will benefit persons of low and moderate income.


Due to the public health risks presented by COVID-19, Bamberg County is opting to conduct this public hearing telephonically. All participants must dial 1-480-297-0773 by 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 and then enter the access code 820 5139 followed by the pound key to attend the public hearing.


This public hearing and the matters to be discussed are subject to the provisions of the Citizens Participation Plan, developed in anticipation of participation in the State of South Carolina’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the Federal HUD HOME program, providing for the participation of the citizens of Bamberg County in the planning and implementation of community and economic development projects which will involve HUD funds.


The Citizen Participation Plan is available for review at the Bamberg County Courthouse Annex, 1234 North Street, Bamberg, SC 29003 Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00, during regular business hours. Persons with questions or comments concerning the public hearing or the Citizen Participation Plan may contact Rose Shepherd, Clerk, Bamberg County, 1234 North Street, Bamberg, SC 29003 phone number (803) 245-5191, or Brooke Morris, Community & Economic Development Manager, Lower Savannah Council of Governments, P.O. Box 850, Aiken, SC, 29802, phone number (803) 649-7981.


Bamberg County does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its federally assisted programs or activities. Rose Shepherd, Clerk, Bamberg County, 1234 North Street, Bamberg, SC 29003 phone number (803) 245-5191 has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR Part 8, dated June 2, 1988). Assistance will be provided to accommodate the special needs of handicapped persons attending the meeting upon request.