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Liberty applying for a $41 million grant


The City of Liberty is giving notice of the City's intent to submit an application to the Texas General Land Office (GLO) for a Texas Community Development Block Grant - Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program.  The proposed grant application is for $41,032,848.00 to be used for the following project in, Liberty, Texas.  Major Flood Mitigating System Improvements (Water, Sewer, and Stormwater) in various locations throughout the City. The City will request public comments for fourteen (14) days from the date of this posting, which is October 5th of this year. The public is encouraged to submit comments in writing to City Hall that will assist the City in evaluating the proposed project that will mitigate the devastating effects of natural disasters as well ensure the project are in line with environmental regulations, affirmatively further fair housing activities, and, if applicable, minimizing displacement of persons by project activities. Upon the expiration of this comment period, which is October 19th, 2020,  the City will review and address the public comments in the proposed application.  Final project recommendations will be presented to the City Council prior to the submission of the application to the General Land Office on or before October 28, 2020. The application is available for review at the Liberty City Hall during regular business hours located at 1829 Sam Houston, Liberty, Texas 77575. For more information, contact Tom Warner, City Manager, at 936-336-3684.




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