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Posted on: June 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Public Hearing - Community Development Block Grant Program

Monday, June 22, 2020, 6:00 P.M.
Westerly Town Hall Council Chambers – 2nd Floor
45 Broad Street, Westerly, RI 02891
or via Zoom
Please click the link below to join the meeting:

To access the meeting via phone, call any of the three numbers
and enter the meeting ID when prompted:
929 205 6099 (Long Distance Call)
877 853 5257 (Toll Free)
888 475 4499 (Toll Free)
Meeting ID: 884 0464 7995

If you experience technical difficulties during the public hearing, please contact
Marc Tate, IT Director at (401) 348-2552.

On or about June 26, 2020, the Town of Westerly will submit an application to the Rhode Island Commerce Secretary, Office of Housing and Community Development, for funding under the federal Small Cities Community Development Block Grant program. The following activities are being considered for inclusion in the application:

Park Avenue Pedestrian Improvements


Cross Street Pedestrian Improvements


Fairfield Drive Emergency Generator


Comprehensive Employment Readiness


Workforce Development Training


Home-Delivered Meals Program




Grand Total


A Public Hearing on the proposed application will be held during the Town Council meeting on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., or as close to that time as possible, in the Town Council Chambers of Westerly Town Hall, 45 Broad Street, Westerly, RI as well as via Zoom (accessible online and by telephone – see information above). The purpose of the Public Hearing is to obtain the views of the public on the proposed application. The proposed application may be viewed by the public in the Office of Planning at Westerly Town Hall during all business days from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Comments may be submitted in writing to the Office of Planning or by email to or made at the Public Hearing. Following the Public Hearing, the Town Council will review public comment and finalize the application. Some items and proposed funding levels may change in response to comments and information received at the Public Hearing prior to approval by the Town Council.

Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing-impaired must call (401) 348-2502 in advance of the Public Hearing date.

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