Public hearings scheduled for 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program


By Justin Criado

The city of Pittsburgh will hold two public meetings to seek input from interested residents and community organizations regarding the 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, according to a press release.

The CDBG meetings are being held prior to the release of the 2015 Capital Budget to enable the city to adequately review citizen testimony, according to the press release.

Those who attend are invited to comment on the prior use of the city’s CDBG funds and other federal funds.

Both hearings will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at the following locations:

Tuesday, Oct. 14- Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Allegheny, 1230 Federal Street, 15212.

Tuesday, Oct. 28- South Side Market House, Intersection of 12th & Bingham Streets, 15203.

The CDBG hearings are in addition to the 2015 Capitial Budget meetings. There is one remaining, which will be help at 6 p.m. on the following date.

Wednesday, Oct. 29- Morningside Senior Center, 6944 President Way, 15206.

For more information please call the office of Community Affairs at 412-255-4773 or call email Grant Gittlen at


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