Community Development

John G. Colon , Director
10th Floor, City Hall
710 North 20th Street
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
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Ken Knox, Deputy Director Housing Division



The following serves as a replacement for the notice published Sunday, August 17, 2014:

In accordance with 24 CFR 91.105(2)(i) and 42 U.S.C. 5304(a)(2) the City of Birmingham, Alabama (hereinafter referred to as "the City") is in the process of drafting Substantial Amendment No. 1 to the Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Grant (B-13-MS-01-0001) allocated to the City of Birmingham in an effort to remediate damages caused by the April 27, 2011 storm surges.

The Proposed Substantial Amendment No.1 to the Action Plan includes:

Substantial Amendment #1: For Round 1, this amendment clarifies the uses of funds for the Activity 2 - Infrastructure to New Multi-Family Housing and Activity 3 - Street Improvements, decreases funding for the Activity 1 - Administration, decreases funding for Activity 2 - Infrastructure to New Multi-Family Housing activity, creates Activity 4 - Multi-Family Housing and allocates funding toward that activity, creates Activity 5 - Planning and allocates funding toward that activity.This amendment also replaces the use of funds map in Attachment A.

A draft of the amendment is available on the Department's official website. Citizen involvement is encouraged during this process.To review the proposed Amendment, visit the City's official website at Copies of the document will also be made available for review at the Birmingham Public Central Library at 2100 Park Place and at the address listed below, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays. The City encourages citizens to review and provide written comments. Comments should be submitted on or before Tuesday, September 2, 2014 by 4:00 p.m. via email at, by fax at 205-254-2282, or in writing to the following address:

Community Development Department
Disaster Recovery Comments
City Hall/Room 1000
710 20th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203

The City will consider all timely written views and comments received in the development of its CDBG-DR Action Plan.