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The Housing & Community Development Act Committee will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 2404 of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Avenue to receive citizen comment on the City of Evanston’s Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for fiscal year 2010/11, and for input on needs in the community for planning purposes for the 2012 CDBG fiscal year. All interested persons are encouraged to attend.

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The CAPER discusses Evanston’s accomplishments during fiscal year 2010/11 (March 1, 2010 – February 28, 2011) in meeting its community development goals using federal grant funds provided to the City of Evanston through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs. This CAPER reports on the first year of the 2010-2014 Consolidated Plan.

The hearing is part of the 15-day public comment period that opens May 9 and closes on May 23, 2011 at 5 PM CDT. Comments may be submitted in person at the meeting on May 17, or in writing to Sarah Flax, City of Evanston Planning & Zoning Division, 2100 Ridge Ave, Rm 3102, Evanston, IL 60201, or by fax to 847/448-8120 or email to cdbg@cityofevanston.org.