Public Notice

Posted February 15, 2019

Draft Fourth Substantial Amendment

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Grant (CDBG-DR) Action Plan

The Cook County Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development has received a CDBG-DR grant in the amount of $83,616,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist disaster recovery efforts in response to declared major disasters occurring in Cook County in 2013. These funds can be used only for specific disaster recovery-related purposes. The County is accepting public comments regarding its Draft Fourth Substantial Amendment to the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Grant (CDBG-DR) Action Plan.

Applicable Public Comment Period: 7 Days – February 15 through February 22, 2019

Public Comment Opportunities

The Fourth Substantial Amendment is being made available to the public for review and comment for seven days from February 15 through February 22, 2019 per HUD requirements via the Cook County website on this link, noted below, as well as on-site at Cook County offices located at 69 West Washington Street, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60602. Written comments will be accepted during this period and should be directed to Barbara Maloof at the aforementioned address or via email at barbara.maloof@cookcountyil.gov

View Draft Fourth Substantial Amendment (pdf below): 

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Posted January 17, 2019

Draft Substantial Amendments to the 2014 and 2018 Annual Action Plans

The Cook County Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development currently receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding on an annual entitlement basis from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The County is accepting public comments regarding its Draft Substantial Amendments to its 2014 and 2018 Annual Action Plans, which propose new CDBG-funded activities to better meet community development needs in suburban Cook County.   

Applicable Public Comment Period: 30 Days – January 17, 2019 - February 17, 2019

All interested parties are encouraged to provide written comments. Written comments for the Draft Substantial Amendments are being accepted during the applicable public comment period specified above and must be received by 4 p.m. on February 17, 2019, the last day of the public comment period in order to receive consideration. Written comments must be directed to Dominic Tocci, Deputy Director, Cook County Department of Planning and Development, 69 West Washington, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60602, dominic.tocci@cookcountyil.gov.

View Substantial Amendments cdbg 2014 and 2018 (pdf below):