Hays County to hold Public Hearing for Comments on Distribution of Disaster Recovery Block Grant Funds
Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Hays County will hold a public hearing to hear comments from residents about the distribution of approximately $7.4 million in Community Development Block Grants designated to help the area recover from the storms and floods that occurred in May and October 2015. The funds are intended to support programs and projects that address an identified priority need and that primarily benefit low-to-moderate-income persons affected by 2015 flooding in the unincorporated areas of Hays County and the cities of Buda, Dripping Springs, Kyle, Uhland and Wimberley.
The hearing will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 6, during the regular meeting of the Hays County Commissioners Court at 111. E. San Antonio Street (Courthouse on the Square), Suite 301, San Marcos, TX 78666.
“The proposed Method of Distribution is posted on the County website at www.co.hays.tx.us, and is also available for review in the Grants Administration Office and each County Commissioner Precinct Office,” Jeff Hauff, Grants Administrator for Hays County, said. “In addition, we’ll be accepting comments until 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 7 by email (Jeff.Hauff@co.hays.tx.us) and by regular mail sent to Grants Administration Office, 712 S. Stagecoach Trail, Suite 1204, San Marcos, TX 78666.”
The grant funds are made available by the Texas General Land Office (GLO) through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Each government entity will manage its own fund allocation directly with the GLO.