MOECD Public Meeting Dates | UPDATE

The City of Charleston/ Mayor’s Office of Economic and Community Development (MOECD) will be holding public meetings as it develops the City’s 2018-19 Annual Action Plan to guide the allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME funds, consistent with the City’s 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan.

Thursday, December 21, 2017 6:00-7:30 p.m. North Charleston Community Center,                2009 7th Avenue, Charleston, WV

Thursday, January 18, 2018 1-2:30 p.m. City Service Center, Parking Building #1,                         915 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV

Thursday, March 22, 2018 6:00-7:30 p.m. Martin Luther King Community Center,                    314 Donnally Street, Charleston, WV

An allocation of nearly $1.8 million may be available to the City for CDBG and HOME activities. The City will allocate some of its CDBG funds to non-profit agencies for activities that benefit low and moderate-income people. This is a competitive process and interested agencies must complete and submit an application. Visit the City’s website at or call 304-348-8035 to have an application sent by fax or E-mail.

Application Technical Support

Application technical support will be offered to applicants, by request, in the MOECD offices located at 105 McFarland Street. The MOECD staff will provide step-by-step instructions on completing the application for CDBG funding each Thursday afternoon between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. during the application process (December 28, 2017-February 15, 2018). Please contact Summer Fleck at 304-348-8035, or E-mail to schedule a session. Program applications will be available online on December 21, 2017. Applications must be received by MOECD by 5:00 p.m. on or before Tuesday, February 20, 2018.  The City of Charleston offices with the exception of MOECD will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018 in observance of President’s Day.  MOECD will be open and  accepting CDBG applications on February 19, 2018 between the hours of 9a.m. to 5p.m.

MOECD will publish the City’s proposed 2018-19 Annual Action Plan project list in March 2018 and make the plan available for 30-day comment and review period. The Finance Committee will discuss the proposed project list at its second regular meeting in April 2018, City Council will take action on the Plan at its regular meeting on May 7, 2018 and the Plan will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on or about May 14, 2018.

105 McFarland Street

Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: 304-348-8035

Fax: 304-348-0704