Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

To all interested citizens of the City of Berry, Kentucky:

The Kentucky Department of Local Government (DLG) is accepting application material under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Program.  The City of Berry intends to apply for assistance for storm sewer restoration. The purpose of this notice is to obtain views on housing and community development needs, review proposed activities, review the proposed application, and solicit public comments. Technical assistance is available to help groups representing low and moderate income persons in developing proposals.

The following information concerning the CDBG program is available for public inspection at City Hall during regular business hours:

  1. Amount of funds available and range of activities that may be undertaken.
  2. Estimated amounts of funds proposed to be used for activities benefiting persons of low and moderate income.
  3. Plans for minimizing displacement of persons as a result of activities associated with CDBG funds and plans for providing assistance to those persons to be actually displaced as a result of CDBG-funded activities.
  4. Records regarding the past use of CDBG funds.
  5. A summary of other important program requirements.


Comments on Application
A copy of the CDBG application material will be on file at City Hall, 108 Main Street, Berry, KY for citizens’ review and comment during regular business hours from July 28, 2011 through August 5, 2011.  Comments on the proposed application may be submitted to the attention of Mayor Kenneth Abner until the close of business on August 5, 2011.

Discrimination Clause

The City of Berry does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability, and provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation, including auxiliary aids and services, to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs and activities.  Any persons requiring special needs assistance should contact Mike Asalon at (859)987-2110.  The TDD number for the hearing impaired is 1/800-648-6057 (or local number if available).

NOTE:  ADA Contacts

Department for the Blind                                            1/877/KYBLIND
American Printing House                                          1/800/223-1839
Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing      1/800/372-2907
For Interpreter Directory                                                                      
State Relay TDD Number                                          1/800/648-6057