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  • PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
     
    GRAFTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
    Community Development Block Grant Project
    February 8, 2023, 3:30 PM
    3855 Dartmouth College Highway
    North Haverhill, NH   03774
     
    The Grafton County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 8th, 2023 at 3:30 PM at 3855 Dartmouth College Hwy #1 in North Haverhill, NH, to obtain public comment on the status of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Microenterprise Technical Assistance award from the NH Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA). This meeting will also be made available virtually through video link or phone via Zoom.  The meeting can be accessed via this link:
     
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/join-a-meeting
    Meeting ID: 234 369 477 988
    Passcode: KtRe2C
     
    If this meeting is cancelled, the rescheduled date is Wednesday, February 15, 2023 same time/place.
     
    The purpose of this hearing is to provide a status update for the Grafton County’s CDBG 2022-2023 Microenterprise program and gather comments about the project’s performance. The update to be heard includes:

     
    1. Progress review of the 2022-23 CDBG Microenterprise Program including a project status report, expected timeline to completion, project results to date, and a budget summary. The CDBG funds were sub-granted to multiple entities, including Belknap Economic Development Council (BEDC), Wentworth Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO), Grafton Regional Development Corporation (GRDC), Coos Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), Northern Community Investment Corporation (NCIC), and Women’s Rural Enterprise Network (WREN), for the purpose of providing training and technical assistance, direct grants, loans and down-payment assistance to low- and moderate-income microenterprises.

    Interested persons are invited to attend and comment on this project. Please contact the Commissioner’s office at (603) 787-6941 at least five days in advance if you need assistance to attend or participate in the hearing. Anyone wishing to submit written comments should address them to the Grafton County Commissioners at 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH 03774.

    Grafton County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

     
  • PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
     
    GRAFTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
    Community Development Block Grant Project
    February 8, 2023, 4:00 PM
    3855 Dartmouth College Highway
    North Haverhill, NH   03774
     
    The Grafton County Commissioners will hold two consecutive public hearings on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 4:00 PM at 3855 Dartmouth College Hwy #1 in North Haverhill, NH, to hear public comment on a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Microenterprise grant application proposal to the NH Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA). This meeting will also be made available virtually through video link or phone via Zoom.  The meeting can be accessed via this link:
     
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/join-a-meeting
    Meeting ID: 234 369 477 988
    Passcode: KtRe2C
     
    If this meeting is cancelled, the backup date is Wednesday, February 15, 2023 same place/time. 
     
    The purpose of these hearings is to provide information regarding the CDBG program and the specific proposal to be considered by the Commissioners. Up to $500,000 annually is available to eligible Municipalities/Counties on a competitive basis for housing/public facilities, economic development, and emergency activities that directly benefit low- and moderate-income persons. Up to $750,000 annual is available for Microenterprise grants. Up to $100,000 is available for planning and feasibility-study grants. The proposal to be heard includes:
     
    1. A proposed Microenterprise grant application to be submitted by Grafton County for up to $750,000 in CDBG funds. A portion of the funds will be sub-granted to multiple entities that may include Belknap Economic Development Council (BEDC), Coos Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), Grafton County Regional Development Corporation (GRDC), Northern Community Investment Corporation (NCIC), Wentworth Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO),Women’s Rural Enterprise Network (WREN) and other community-economic-development organizations, for the purpose of providing training and technical assistance,  direct grant, down payment assistance, loans and other forms of support to qualifying low- and moderate-income microenterprises,
     
    1. Review and adoption of the Grafton County Commissioner’s Residential Anti-displacement and Relocation Plan (RARA).
     
    Interested persons are invited to attend and comment on the proposed application and planning documents. Please contact the Commissioner’s office at (603) 787-6941 at least five days in advance if you need assistance to attend or participate in the hearing. Anyone wishing to submit written comments should address them to the Grafton County Commissioners at 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH 03774.
     
    Grafton County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
  • NH Coverts Project
    Applications Now Available
     
    The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension is currently accepting applications for this year’s NH Coverts Project workshop, which provides training for volunteers in wildlife conservation and forest stewardship. This year’s training will take place throughout the month of May and will include one online session and three field trips in various locations around New Hampshire. Each week will also include 1 - 2 hours of preparatory work (e.g. recorded presentations) in advance of the field trip. The workshop is also a good fit for land trust staff who would like additional training and resources related to habitat management, forestry and silviculture, and wildlife conservation.
     
    Participants must be able to commit to attending all sessions.  Click here for full training schedule.
     
    Applications are due March 1st.
     
    Click here for more information.

     
     

    This program is sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension and New Hampshire Fish & Game.