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Notice of Public Hearing for Michigan Community Development Block (CDBG) Grant

Funding for the Development of Railroad Square

April 8, 2019

The Village of Kalkaska will conduct a public hearing on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM at The Village Office, 200 Hyde Street, Kalkaska, MI 49646 for the purpose of affording citizens an opportunity to examine and submit comments on the proposed application for a CDBG grant.

The Village of Kalkaska proposes to use $3,452,000 CDBG funds to develop a community space at Railroad Square, and to reconstruct (including new surface) Maple Street from Elm Street to Laurel Street. The Village of Kalkaska will invest $290,000 and the Kalkaska DDA will invest $100,000 for project/construction costs. Creating this community space will be transformational to the Village and will benefit at least 51% of low to moderate income persons.

Further information, including a copy of the Village of Kalkaskas community development plan and CDBG application, is available for review. To inspect the documents, please contact Gayenell Gentelia (231-258-9191 x108) or via email, [email protected]). Documents may also be reviewed at the Village Office, 200 Hyde Street, Kalkaska, MI 49646. Comments may be submitted in writing through 4:00 PM, Monday,April 8, 2019 or made in person at the public hearing.

In 2014-2015, the Village of Kalkaska completed a CDBG Streetscape Grant in the amount of $750,000.

Citizen views and comments on the proposed application are welcome.

Planning and Zoning Commision Vacancy

The Village of Kalkaska's Planning Commission is seeking a community-oriented individual to fill a vacant seat on the Commission. Responsibilities of Planning Commissioner include: development of Village Master Plan and Recreation Plan; recommendation of ordinances, amendments to existing ordinances, zoning changes and site plan developments; and general advisement to Council in regard to the proper physical development of the Village of Kalkaska. This seat must be filled by a Village resident. Interested parties please inquire at the Village Office, located at 200 Hyde Street, or call 231-258-9191.

Brownfield Applications Accepted

The Village of Kalkaska is currently accepting applications for their Brownfield Redevelopment Authority board. The purpose of the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority is to facilitate the implementation of brownfield plans and to promote the revitalization, redevelopment and reuse of tax reverted, blighted or functionally obsolete properties within the Village of Kalkaska. The board typically meets on the first Thursday of each month, and this is a volunteer position.

200 Hyde Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646

(231) 258-9191

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 10:00-4:30